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How to make uni a place like home: The ultimate guide to BU’s welfare and support

Many of us are afraid to face the anxiety of first going to uni; especially if we have to move away from home and sometimes even to another country. An independent life starts; we have to learn to live, study and struggle financially and emotionally – without mommy always around to back us up when something happens…. Read more »

Why I stayed at BU

I am currently a postgraduate student studying MSc Forensic Anthropology at BU. I also studied my undergraduate degree here too. I love Bournemouth, and that is essentially why I stayed. But the reasons why I love Bournemouth are more than just that! The university has some amazing facilities for my course, there is a dedicated… Read more »

What to pack when you come to Bournemouth!

Greetings from Bournemouth! I am Jaime from Colorado, studying MLIT (Hons) English at BU. If you are like me, deciding what to bring to the UK and what to buy is a challenging task! Below is my guide to help you decide what is most important. What Should I Bring? Make sure to bring a… Read more »

Eating in Bournemouth

Flying all the way to Bournemouth from Texas for University, I had plenty of concerns, the first of them being, “What am I supposed to eat??” While English food isn’t too different from American food, recognising the names of popular restaurants, snacks, and grocery stores took some getting used to. Not too far from the… Read more »

Roberta’s 5 top tips on writing a winning scholarship personal statement

My name is Roberta and I’m from Brazil. I started my MSc Biological Anthropology here at BU. I was awarded the 50% Executive Dean’s Scholarship, and for that I had to write a personal statement. It was pretty hard for me to do it, so here are some tips that might help you through the… Read more »

Eating in Bournemouth

Hey everyone, my name is Roberta and I’m in Bournemouth for my MSc Biological Anthropology. I’m from Brazil and as many of you may know, it’s a huge country with many different types of food and flavours, depending on the region you live in. When I arrived at Bournemouth, I was very curious about what… Read more »

Living in Corfe House

Hi! My name is JC and I’m doing an MSc in Maritime Archaeology at BU. I’m currently living in Corfe House, student accommodation based in Poole. Corfe house is run by Unite-student. Location! Location! Location! Corfe house is located right beside Aldi supermarket. From my window, I can see the coach station, which makes travelling… Read more »