Retaining money as a student

Being a student inevitably means there’s going to be limitations in terms of your spending. Unless you’re descended from a line of millionaire or billionaire parents that spoil you (or in that case if your parents are pretty strict and want you to experience the struggles of living) then you’re going to have to watch… Read more »

Balancing PG study with family life

Studying abroad has it pros and cons when balancing family life. On one hand, you do not have to stress too much when dealing with timetables. Likewise, you do not have to follow certain things such as meal times, which I used to do while I was living with my parents. On the other hand,… Read more »

Christmas in Bournemouth: places to go and things to do

Despite Bournemouth being quieter at the moment than during the term, there are still lots of things to do as you prepare for Christmas. The city seems less crowded due to the fact that many students are going back home, not only uni students, but also students from language schools too. If you’re staying in the town for Christmas… Read more »

What to expect from a Master’s in Corporate Communication

If I had to tell you about the most positive experience in taking a Master’s degree in Corporate Communication it would undoubtedly be all the people around me. The unique opportunity to learn from others and share experiences makes this course even more special. This is something that does not come in any book. It is at… Read more »

My Unexpected Journey to Bournemouth University

My pathway is a very diverging and complex one. I discovered my talent of drawing at a very young age and I refined it throughout the years as I got older. However most of the time growing up I really had no idea what I wanted to do. I was letting the school education system push… Read more »

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How first term is treating me…

My first term of MA in Directing Film & Television has been a train ride full of anxiousness and excitement. At times it seems as though the rails were a little loose causing a bit of discomfort, other times they seemed secure and ridged and I lived through it with relative ease. Although, that goes… Read more »

Living in halls as a PG

Living in halls in first year of an undergraduate degree is something that nearly everyone who goes to university experiences. For me, I lived in the student village: quieter, close to campus, and basically sharing a house. Perfect. So I had never experienced living in a flat before. Nor living five stories up. So when I… Read more »

Why I love being a Student Ambassador

Why do I love being a student ambassador? The simple answer to that is because it is fun! But there is so much more to why I love my job as a student ambassador. It is the most rewarding and enjoyable job I’ve ever had! In my second year of university, I decided that I wanted… Read more »

Amber’s experience with SUBU as a Postgrad

As a postgraduate student with all the normal pressures that come with this, support from my students’ union is really important. Whether, like me, you continue on for postgraduate study at the same university or whether you start over at a new university, there will always be similar challenges to face. Before starting my postgraduate… Read more »

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A day in the life of a MA Corporate Communication student

Feeling that you have tons of books to read or too many assignments for one day is part of the reality about a day in the life of a MA Corporate Communication student. But don’t panic, it’s just getting used to it. Everything gets easier after meeting your classmates and realising that you are not… Read more »