Arts University Bournemouth (abbreviated AUB) is a further and higher education university based in Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom, specialising in art, performance, design, and media. It was formerly known as The Arts University College at Bournemouth and The Arts Institute at Bournemouth. According to figures revealed by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2013/14, Arts University Bournemouth has the highest percentage of graduates entering employment and/or further study within six months of graduation out of all universities in the United Kingdom, at 97.4%. The first art school in Bournemouth was the Bournemouth Government School of Art, established in 1880. The university ranked 120 out of 151 in the 2015 The People & Planet Green League table with a total score of 31.1%. The Students’ Union at Arts University Bournemouth and AUB have formed a partnership with the Woodland Trust which will see a tree planted for each new student at AUB. In 2016 Arts University Bournemouth announced its commitment to never invest in fossil fuels. Arts University Bournemouth is currently divided into the following faculties: • Faculty of Media & Performance • Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture The university offers Short courses, Summer courses, Foundation, and BA (Hons) degrees. Also MA and Research (MPhil/PhD) postgraduate degrees. The main focus of all courses lies within the areas of art, design, media, and performance. The institution runs 20 undergraduate and 9 postgraduate programmes organised in two faculties: the Faculty of Art and Design and the Faculty of Media and Performance. These courses are validated for a maximum period of five years and, during the final year, a periodic review is undertaken by a process similar to that for validation with the addition to the panel of up to two student representatives.