The university is renowned for its Media Department which is an International Centre of Excellence for journalism, film, animation, technology and design, biodiversity, culture and conflict, creative digital and cognitive science and many other areas of research along with a newly formed Global Engagement Hub.

BU is a partner with TCFT through the Erasmus + funding scheme.  This August TCFT and BU are welcoming around 120 youth participants, artists, facilitators including daily participants from in and around Bournemouth and Poole and wider Dorset.

Professor Stephen Jukes is our Academic lead, whose background is in journalism and until recently was Dean of the Media Department. Avril Harrison has been our lead Production Manager liaising between TCFT and the University. Avril is the project manager for community engagement and special projects at the Faculty of Media.

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