BU archaeologists discover more about prehistoric life in Dorset’s Iron Age ‘Duropolis’

Excavations of a prehistoric town in rural Dorset – the largest unenclosed settlement yet uncovered in the UK – have revealed more about the extent of the Iron Age occupation and the people who lived there. Bournemouth University (BU) archaeologists are investigating the site in Winterborne Kingston – dubbed ‘Duropolis’, after the local Iron Age… Read more »

From a PhD at BU to a life in Australia

When my former PhD supervisor, Professor Mark Brisbane, asked me to write a blog, I wasn’t convinced anyone would be particularly interested. But when I think about it, my pathway to my current job working in Australia is maybe helpful in thinking about alternative careers for those wonderful degrees you all will (or do already)… 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 »

Have a cultural blast at uni

Have a cultural blast at uni Hi there, my name is Alejandra and I come from Colombia studying an MSc in Nutrition and Behaviour. One of the things I enjoy the most is meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Moving here from so far away, I understand leaving your friends and family is… Read more »

Lansdowne Point – a perfect choice

I am Tsz Kam Yeung from Hong Kong, a MSc Events Marketing student. After choosing BU as your postgraduate university, the next important step is finding accommodation. There are many factors to consider when living away from home – location, distance between your accommodation and the campus, nearby supermarkets, proximity to Bournemouth town centre, and… Read more »

Create and a run a society

I am Milla Rasanen from Sweden studying a master’s in  Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology. Bournemouth University has a lot of clubs and societies to choose from, but if you can’t find one that appeals to you, you can always start your own society. That’s what my friends and I did. We started the Humanist Society… Read more »