Bournemouth University (BU) is one of the UK's leading modern universities and our graduates achieve consistently high levels of employability. The BU community includes around 17,800 students and of these approx. 2,600 are international students from over 120 countries. BU rose 20 places in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 and 18 places in The Guardian University Guide 2017. In the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017 BU was rated among the top 20 universities in the UK for its links with industry.