Get involved! Volunteering at BU

University brings to mind thoughts of opportunity and ways to get involved – and what better way to get involved than giving back to your community? I personally find volunteering a really rewarding and fun way to get involved in local (and not so local!) events and give back to the community. Bournemouth University offers… Read more »

Two wheels in the Town: a cyclist’s guide to Bournemouth

With its 10-mile-long promenade, rich countryside and well-organised roads, Bournemouth offers a great place to hop on a bike to commute or explore, trust me!! With its eco-mind, the university fully supports you bringing your bike to the seaside and offers a variety of services to support you doing so, and to keep you and… Read more »

How to stop being a slave to your phone

I often find myself in a constant state of procrastination, spending way too much time on my phone, and chances are you do too!!! It’s 2019 and not a moment goes by uncaptured by our phones. Banking/photos/messaging/calling/internet/emails/calculator/tv/ social media/dating apps/music, the list is endless! It has been proven that spending too much time on your… Read more »

BU claims Varsity victory vs Solent Sport

BU’s sports teams claimed an 18-6 victory against rivals Solent University in the annual Varsity event. Varsity takes place each year, pitting BU’s sports teams against Solent University. This year, the competition took place over two days, with a number of indoor sports taking place at Solent University, before a whole day of sport at… Read more »

MSc Clinical Research – hear from the programme leader

What’s it all about? Clinical Research is about so much more than running trials for new drugs. It’s about improving healthcare – and we will cover numerous ways in which this can be done. We’ve designed this dynamic course to take students through the journey of designing and carrying out a piece of research. It… Read more »

How SUBU can transform your student experience

If you want to make the most out of your time at BU, I’d definitely recommend getting involved with SUBU. There’s plenty of opportunities for everyone. In first year, I volunteered to be the Student Rep. This led to a snowball effect; The skills and experience I gained from joining the rep team helped me… Read more »

Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence (SURE) conference

Over 70 students took part in BU’s fourth annual undergraduate research conference: Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence (SURE). The conference is an excellent opportunity for undergraduates and recent graduates to share their work and develop their presentation skills to other students, academics, staff and attendees from external organisations. As well as demonstrating academic successes, it gives students… Read more »