We are thoroughly committed to providing a home for students to feel supported, envisioned and equipped to live passionately for Jesus on campus.

The main BU & AUCB campus is only 1.5 miles from our church building and an increasing number of students are finding their way to Gateway.

Student Lunches & Life Groups

During term time we run student lunches with church families every Sunday - a great way to meet people as well as get free food! We also encourage students to join Life Groups and become part of the church family.

Get Involved

Students like Gateway because of the friendly welcome they receive and the opportunity to get involved in church life. Beyond Sundays there's loads more going on - weekends away, pub nights, beach days and much more...

If you are coming to study in Bournemouth and Poole don't miss out on church life. Part of our vision at Gateway is to see students not only get degrees and training but be equipped to make a difference in the world for Jesus, using all the skills they have learned to his glory. We want students to be involved in leadership, discipleship, mentoring, worship and serving in the church. Come and join us.

International Students

If you are an international student who is here studying in one of our universities or language schools you will enjoy student life at Gateway. We are glad to have a diverse group of students from around the world. As well as attending student lunches, life groups and other activities we would encourage you to attend the Parkstone International Community, which meets weekly at 502 Ashley Road. Please click here for more information.

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