Funding your studies

With tuition fees, accommodation, day-to-day living expenses and perhaps relocation costs and conferences or other educational activities, postgraduate study isn’t cheap!  Fortunately there are numerous ways to fund your studies and support available to soften the blow.  Here I give a brief overview of the options and tips for funding your time at BU. Fees… Read more »

Making the most of your studies at BU

BU is a great university that offers all sorts of ways to support and enhance your studying experience.  Here are my top tips on optimising your study experience: 1. Find your preferred study environment Where you work can have a big impact on your productivity.  Do you work best at home, at uni, or perhaps… Read more »

Back to uni: it’s never too late to learn!

Feeling too old to have a career change or go back to studying is a common phenomenon, although the phrase ‘it’s never too late’ is also something we hear very frequently!  It’s understandable that the thought of going back to uni after a long study-free period can evoke anxiety, but I think this way of… Read more »

The Bournemouth Christmas Market

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Bournemouth, with lights, entertainment and a traditional German Christmas market to get us all in the festive spirit.  I headed down on Friday evening to check it out.  Here’s what I made of it: The market centres on the square and offers a festive environment to… Read more »

Your first few weeks at BU

If you’ve just joined us – welcome to BU!  I hope you’re all enjoying the autumn sunshine, I know I am.  How exciting that you’ve now embarked on your postgraduate journey. And for those of you thinking of joining us in January, or next September, here’s some advice to get you prepared well in advance…. Read more »