Make the city your new home.

Skyline is perfectly located at the heart of Bournemouth and its university campuses, with the iconic beach and pier just a short distance away. Famous for its unique surf culture and nightlife, it’s the perfect place to live and study.

With a lively student scene, Bournemouth has loads of cafes, shops, bars and things to do during your time at university, with lots of green space and some of the most picturesque beaches in the UK.

Skyline is located on Oxford Road, and is just a 5 minute walk from Bournemouth Train Station on Holdenhurst Road. Bournemouth Airport is a 15 minute drive from central Bournemouth, and there is also a direct train and designated B1 route Yellow Buses service operating between Bournemouth Airport and the city train station.

 

Shopping

The main shopping hotspots are The Triangle, Commercial Road, The Square and Old Christchurch Road, all of which are just a 15-minute walk from Skyline. Just a short bus trip away, the area of Westbourne is full of independent shops and artisan delis.

Head a little further out of town and you’ll find Castlepoint shopping centre, situated just off the main Wessex Way.

Shopping

The main shopping hotspots are The Triangle, Commercial Road, The Square and Old Christchurch Road, all of which are just a 15-minute walk from Skyline. Just a short bus trip away, the area of Westbourne is full of independent shops and artisan delis.

Head a little further out of town and you’ll find Castlepoint shopping centre, situated just off the main Wessex Way.

Universities

Right at the heart of the Lansdowne Campus, Skyline sits opposite the new Health and Social Sciences building (Bournemouth Gateway) where you can catch the Unibus to Bournemouth University’s Talbot Campus.

Skyline is also perfectly located near the Arts University Bournemouth, the leading arts university for the creative industries. The University is situated two miles from the centre of Bournemouth, around 10-15 away by bus.

Nightlife

The city comes alive at night, with clubs, bars, live music and theatres. Bournemouth has an eclectic mix of nightlife for every taste, with fantastic local clubs, pubs and bars right of your doorstep.

The University’s Student Union, The Old Fire Station host a variety of different music nights, plus live bands and comedy nights during term time. The Triangle is popular with our LGBTQ+ community, and just a ten minute taxi ride away from the town centre, is the O2 Academy Bournemouth.

Culture

Head into the city and you’ll find an area buzzing with activity. The Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth O2 Academy and Pavilion Theatre are student favourites, and every summer the town hosts the largest free air festival in Europe.

Both a museum and an art gallery, the Russell-Cotes building is one of Bournemouth’s main attractions and a must-see when living in the city.

Beaches

Together, Bournemouth and Poole boast 10 miles of golden sand and the impressive beaches form part of one of the most celebrated expanses of British coastline.

From learning to surf at Surf Steps to zip lining off the peer at PierZip, there’s loads of new things to try out. Other beach activities include paddleboarding, windsurfing, kitesurfing, scuba and more.

Bournemouth Air Festival
Lower Gardens
Town Centre
Kite surfing
Arts University Bournemouth
Aruba Bar & Restaurant
Bournemouth Pier