An enjoyable comparison of Turkish and British culture – My adaptation so far – Part II

Hello everyone. As some of you may remember, I wrote a blog about the comparisons of  Turkish and British life from my perspective as an international student. Here is part II! Punctuality Timing is really important for British people, and they have odd rules around meal times. For instance, it appears to be acceptable to… Read more »

An enjoyable comparison of Turkish and British culture – My adaptation so far – Part I

Hello everyone. I am Talya and I am studying MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology at BU. I wanted to write an enjoyable piece, comparing the Turkish and British life as an international student from Turkey. Let’s get started, shall we? The culture Coming from a collectivistic culture, it is really interesting to see the differences between… Read more »

How to write a successful application for the Executive Dean’s Scholarship

Hello everyone. Before enrolment, I received an Executive Dean’s Scholarship (50% tuition fee waiver), and I must say that really helped with my finances considering the exchange rates, living expenses and the difference in tuition fees for international non-EU students that are applied by all universities in the UK. That’s why I wanted to prepare a… Read more »

Joshua’s story – why I chose BU

Joshua completed his MA Directing Film and Television this year so we quizzed him about his BU experience. What was your main reason for studying a postgraduate qualification? To learn more about directing within the context of an industry work environment. Why did you choose BU? Because it is one of the highest ranked media… Read more »

Rebecca’s story – why I chose MSc Biodiversity Conservation

Rebecca recently completed her MSc Biodiversity Conservation. We asked her a few questions about her BU experience. What was your main reason for studying a postgraduate qualification? Redirection into a new career. Why did you choose BU? Renowned department, wonderful location and good university. What are the best things about your course and academic experience overall?… Read more »