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 »

Student life at BU

Studying at Bournemouth University isn’t just about hard work. There are also lots of opportunities on campus to enjoy yourself, unwind and pursue your hobbies and interests. It’s really important to balance your academic life with the social side of things, and getting involved in clubs, societies, sports and other extra-curricular activities is a great… Read more »

Returning to study after a gap

On a Master’s course it’s not unusual to meet students who’ve finished their undergraduate degrees and gone to work or travel for a year or several before returning to education. After years of exams and studying it’s natural to need a break from academia, whether it’s to explore the world, experience the work place, or… Read more »

What does it mean to be a sport scholar?

If you’re thinking of applying for a BU Sport Scholarship, here’s a glimpse into how your future could look. Kevin Baker – Volleyball Being a scholar athlete at Bournemouth University is a tremendous privilege. It is truly a testament of perseverance through hard work and dedication. The hours of sweat, pain and gain have pushed… 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 »

Specialist facilities at BU

Bournemouth University is famed for its industry specific courses and combining academia with practical skills. In order to achieve this balance there are a range of specialist facilities on campus, as well as general learning spaces. This allows students to develop professional skills in the environment they can expect to find in the real world,… Read more »

Proudly Nigerian

When I first came to Bournemouth University, I was surprised to know that other Nigerians also attend Bournemouth University as I felt that I was going to be the only Nigerian in my class. This has also been one of the many pleasant surprises of my classmates (who are also Nigerians of course!!) as most… Read more »

Living in university accommodation

When you’re an undergraduate student, it’s usually expected that you will live in university accommodation for your first year. But the experience of living in student halls as a postgraduate is not often talked about. When I decided to apply for my course I had no idea what my living arrangements were going to be,… Read more »

Relocating to study

Studying abroad is probably the most significant and exciting decision I’ve ever made in my life. I wanted to be part of a greater world, to open my eyes to a new culture, new educational environment and especially to make my childhood dream come true. When I finally settled down with Bournemouth Uni, there came… Read more »

I’m staying at BU for my Master’s

My life so far hasn’t been all that adventurous or dramatic. I have been in education for all 21 years of it. So to sign up again for another year must mean one of two things: either a) I have gone barmy or b) I have found something I really want to do. I am… Read more »