India, May 14 -- Bournemouth University has placed ninth in the University of the Year category at the WhatUni Student Choice Awards.

The Awards are based on student reviews, and the ninth place is a rise from 55th the year before. First place was awarded to the University of Sheffield.

In addition, BU was recognised as third in the UK in the postgraduate category, behind the universities of Chester and Lincoln.

The WhatUni Awards also include regional categories, with BU placing as regional winners in three categories; Postgraduate, International and Student Life. SUBU, BU's Students' Union, also came top for the South-West region in the Students' Union category.

"It is fantastic to be in the top 10 of WhatUni Student Choice Awards b...