Postgraduate Assessments

Hello everyone, I’m back from my summer vacation! Around this time every year BU is busy receiving and reviewing applications for the new academic year. I guess lots of you guys who are considering a master degree would want to know roughly how postgraduate assessments are different from undergraduate so I’m here to help! It’s… Read more »

Being a student ambassador

Among many precious memories BU has granted me, being a student ambassador is probably the most amazing one. Briefly said, a student ambassador is the one helping with all kinds of events such as open days, career fairs, and educational fairs; undertaking some specialist roles like blogger, mentor, subject specialist; and basically representing the uni… Read more »

How I changed my career path with a Master’s degree

Not everyone knows who they exactly want to become in the future before going to a university and most of them choose a major because it was the best option at that time. What if after completing your undergraduate programme, you realise that this isn’t really what you wanted? The answer, in my case, is… Read more »

How international students can find a job after graduation

For international students, language barriers and visa restraints make it more difficult to land a job in the UK, but it’s not impossible. I am applying for jobs after graduation and in this blog I just want to share some of my job search experiences. Enhancing my communication skills The ability to speak English fluently… Read more »

Why I chose to study in the UK

Nowadays when considering studying abroad it’s easy to get lost in tons of options, even universities in non-English speaking countries are offering various English-taught courses. I am studying a Master’s degree in Bournemouth and as a person who has been through the decision-making journey I’d like to share with you guys some thoughts of why… Read more »

Part-time jobs in Bournemouth

Many students work part-time during their studies either to earn extra money or to gain more practical experience. I also have, in fact, two part-time jobs at the moment, barista at Starbucks and student ambassador at BU, and in this blog I will share with you guys some information about what kinds of job are… Read more »

What you get from a Postgraduate Open Afternoon

University open days are known as opportunities for prospective students to explore the uni campuses, facilities or accommodation. On an open day the students can also gather information about potential courses they are aiming for and speak to staff or student ambassadors about what it would be like to study there. At BU, open days… Read more »

Balancing study and a part-time job

Many students work part-time alongside studying, either because they need some extra funds or they just want to be independent. Some students also want to gain relevant experience to enhance their employability or simply want to explore life “out there”. Whatever the reason is, I believe a part-time job will surely benefit you in one… Read more »

How to stand out from the crowd

The Postgraduate Development Award (PGDA) is meant for Master’s students at BU and is designed to help your professional and personal development apart from academic studies. Basically it is a system that gives points to certain activities that you participate in during your time at BU. The award encourages you to come out of your… Read more »