Bournemouth is a lively, friendly place and is very popular with students
The Bournemouth Balloon is one
of the city's main attractions
The bright, spacious cafeteria is a
popular feature at Braidley Road campus
Bournemouth is home to one
of the UK's best-loved beaches
There is a multi-purpose sports
court at Kings Bournemouth
The sandy beach in Bournemouth
is perfect for volleyball
The College has plenty of spaces where students
can relax and socialise between lessons
Number 51 Braidley Road - where most of the
academic lessons are held at Kings Bournemouth
Courses available in Bournemouth
- Extended A-level
- Advanced Level Foundation
- Extended Foundation
- Tourism and Hospitality Management Foundation
- Level 4 Diploma in Hospitality Management
- International Business Foundation
- International High School Programme
- English for Academic Study
People you'll meet
Director of Studies, EFL
Director of Studies, Academic Programmes
Assistant Director of Studies, EFL
Accommodation and Welfare Officer
Director of Studies (Junior Courses) and Examinations Coordinator
Student Services Manager
Bournemouth students can choose from a wide range of accommodation options.
Click on the links below to open Residential Accommodation factsheets or go to our Bournemouth accommodation page for pictures and details.
- Kings Town Centre Residence
- Kings Charminster Residence
- Kings Beach Residence
- Lulworth Summer Residence
- St. Peters Residence
We have established links with sport, music and other organisations, and students can access these facilities during their time in Bournemouth.
- Music lessons at Bournemouth School of Music
- Sport clubs, gyms and leagues with Sport BU
- Duke of Edinburgh's Award
- Basketball programme with South Coast Tigers
- Tennis lessons at Bournemouth Gardens Tennis Club
Getting around in Bournemouth is quick and easy. The College is within easy walking distance of the town centre and beach so most of the time you'll be getting around on foot.
For the times you want to venture further, here are some useful websites which give you all the travel information you need.
You should always use a licensed taxi. There are around 250 licensed taxis in Bournemouth. They are usually painted yellow. There are also 350 licensed private hire vehicles available 24 hours a day.
Taxi ranks are situated across Bournemouth Town Centre and at the Travel Interchange, outside the railway station and airport.
Student Services can give you the numbers of reliable licensed taxis.
When you arrive at Kings Bournemouth, you should register with a local doctor, especially if you are studying for a long time. We can help you do this.
Here is a map showing some of the doctors surgeries near the college. The link will take you to the NHS Choices website.
If you feel ill at any time during your stay at Kings Bournemouth, you should first tell a member of staff or your host family. We will be able to help you to see your doctor if needed.
Above all, you should make sure you have full Kings medical insurance during your time in the UK.