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The only way to purchase the official We Are Freshers Ultimate Wristband is through the SUBU website. All free and £2 tickets included are subject to availability - once they're gone, they're gone. So book quickly to avoid disappointment!

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DOWNLOAD YOUR

OFFICIAL

FRESHERS WELCOME
GIUDE

 
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WE ARE FRESHERS EVENTS

WHAT'S ON AT BU?

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WHAT IS SUBU?

SUBU is an organisation dedicated to making your time at BOURNEMOUTH UNI the best it can be!

 

As your Students’ Union, we’re here to REPRESENT YOU and your COMMUNITIES but we are also the home of VOLUNTEERING, CLUBS & SOCIETIES and a free ADVICE SERVICE.

 

And check out THE OLD FIRE STATION, our venue just minutes from your halls, for the best club nights, comedy and live gigs in Bournemouth!

MEET YOUR

FULL-TIME OFFICERS

The Full-Time Officers are students who are elected to lead the Union and take a stand on things that matter to you. These are full-time paid roles - one day it could be you!

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SUBU has loads of student-run clubs, societies and sports teams that you can join and you can even start your own! You can also can get involved with volunteering and sustainability at BU and in the local community.

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SUBU Advice is a free, professional and confidential service available to all BU students. If you have any concerns, you can find information and links online or you can book a 1-to-1 appointment

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Every year of every course has at least one Student Rep and this is how you can change your academic experience at BU! Student Reps and Faculty Reps are elected at the start of every year so visit our website if you want to take the lead!

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The SUBU Liberation Campaigns are communities of students who provide social events and create positive changes at BU and beyond:

  • Asian, Arab & Ethnic Minority Campaign

  • Black Students Campaign

  • Disabled Dtudents' Campaign

  • LGB+ Students Campaign

  • Transgender & Non-Binary Students Campaign

  • Women's Campaign

 
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FRESHERS FAIR

SATURDAY 25 SEPTEMBER
11AM - 3PM . TALBOT CAMPUS

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Meet Your Clubs & Societies 

SporBU Teams

Massive Freebies & Brands

Local Organisations & Deals 

Meet Your Full-Time Officers

Exclusive Student Offers

 
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BUY YOUR OFFICIAL WRISTBAND

OFFICIAL WRISTBAND

The only way to purchase the official We Are Freshers Ultimate Wristband is through the The Old Fire Staton website All free and £2 tickets included are subject to availability - once they're gone, they're gone. So book quickly to avoid disappointment!

 
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FAQ's

WHAT IS ‘SUBU’?


SUBU is your Students’ Union, you are automatically a member when you enrol as a student at BU (you will do this online before you get to BU, (take care to “opt-in to SUBU” ! We are a registered charity and all the profits from any commercial activities go back into funding a huge variety of student activities and projects, clubs & societies and the helpful Advice Service, all of which make your time at BU even better. What’s more all our part-time staff are students and we endeavour to be ethical and environmental in what we do, so you can feel good about spending in your SUBU outlets.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat to stay up to date with all of our news!




WHAT IS THE OLD FIRE STATION?


Probably the greatest students’ union party venue in the Universe. SUBU own and run The Old Fire Station with all its club nights, live music concerts and parties. It’s a legendary venue, the late night social hub of student life in Bournemouth and something we can’t wait to open up again. Keep a very close eye on our social media to find out when the dancefloor will be open and ready for you once more.




WHERE CAN I FIND SUBU ON SOCIAL MEDIA?


You can find us at FB.com/sububournemouth and @SUBUBournemouth on both Instagram and Twitter.

We Are Freshers:

wearefreshersbu - (Twitter and Insta)

Bournemouth University Freshers 2020 (Official) - (Facebook group)




IF I HAVE AN EVENT IDEA OR WAYS TO IMPROVE THINGS FOR THE FUTURE AND OTHER STUDENTS, THEN HOW CAN I BE HEARD?


You could email your us at - subu@bournemouth.ac.uk as we are always hungry for your feedback, or message on Facebook or Twitter. If you would like to become a part-time officer at SUBU then the elections happen in October so keep your eyes peeled on our websites.




WHAT IS HAPPENING IN SEPTEMBER? DO YOU HAVE A LINE-UP?


We have a full lineup of amazing gigs, club nights and unique events ready to go for September 2021! Signup to our mailing list to make sure you don't miss out on our schedule release and ticket info when it goes live.




WILL THERE BE CLUB EVENTS?


The Old Fire Station will be putting on a full schedule of live and in person events in September. If there are any changes to the specific restrictions and rules we will start letting you know all about any changes in the run up to the launch of some of the best club nights in the country – Lollipop, Enter, Applebum, Suddenly Funk, Foreverland and more …




HOW CAN YOU TELL IF AN EVENT IS OFFICIAL?


All of our We Are Freshers events are clearly branded with the BU and SUBU logos and are run through this and the SUBU website (www.subu.org.uk) or the official Facebook group: Bournemouth University Freshers 2021 (Official)





 
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