Bournemouth University

Night life

How would you rate your university towns night life?
Night life
8.3 / 10

(based on ratings in 2016)


"There are three main nightclubs with events on every week. You've got about five pubs in Wonton, a Dylan's bar on Talbot Campus that also hosts a few events and about four in Lansdowne. There's always something happening every night."
"There are lots of pubs and bars as well as clubs that all offer a wide range of music."
"There's an amazing nightlife. We always have somewhere to go and most of the time it's cheap!"
"There are plenty of pubs and they're in walking distance of the halls."
"There are two Wetherspoons that are both in walking distance of all Lansdowne halls as well as a variety of other pubs and bars including Revs and Turtle Bay. The Old Fire Station is on the main street where the majority of halls are located and this is BU's students' union club. It has a few rooms across two levels and is a cheap night out as well. Further into the town centre is Cameo and also Halo: they offer different student nights for cheap drinks. If you go to BU then Cameo Wednesdays will become a regular occurrence. There are a few other smaller clubs such as Lost Paradise, which has a good student night as well."
"There are so many different places that you can go and I feel like all music tastes are catered for. There are lots of great student deals too!"
"Bournemouth has clubs, pubs and bars to suit all kinds of music so no one misses out. Everything is close together, which is what I really enjoy about Bournemouth."
"There's a number of clubs and a bar on campus with cheap drink and food."
"There are clubs open every weekday when the drinks are cheaper and it is mostly university students out. I wish there were more social clubs available though."


"There's a range of clubs, night time venues, bars and restaurants. If you're into clubbing, you're likely to find somewhere you like."
"There's something on every night of the week, which is good. Events are good but the main nights can get repetitive. It would be good to have a few more alternatives and some more decent bars."
"There's a lot of choice with a different club's student night on every night of the week. There's a range of cheap and more pricey bars/clubs."
"Nightlife is active. There's also water sports and other sports and beach activities. We have a beautiful countryside nearby."
"There are loads of pubs and nightclubs that have a range of music to suit everyone's taste."
"There are so many clubs and bars that you can find what you're into regardless of what it is. There are major ones that play the current pop/club/dance music and some others have multiple rooms with alternative, urban or cheese music so you can always find something for you."
"Lots of clubs and bars are very good and there is a lot of stuff to do during the day like going to the aquarium or beach."
"It's a town for students and families so there's a lot of variety such as the beach, oceanarium, clubs and bars on every corner, cheap buses to tourist sites in Dorset and so many different places to eat."
"A rather wide variety of nightclubs with other opportunities for daytime activities such as mini golf or the easy access to the beach/sea."
"There are a lot of bars you can go to and there are several bigger nightclubs too. The most popular would be Halo and Cameo on their selected nights that are aimed at students. A Wednesday night is always really good. A lot of students go out on these nights and you always see people out on any night of the week, which is why the nightlife is so good. There is so much variety for every type of person."

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