Remote Studying – the Reality of 2020

At the beginning….. The breakthrough of COVID-19 caught many off-guard. The sudden restrictions and changes to everyday life were unexpected. Whilst watching the fireworks in the sky and welcoming 2020 on the 1st of January, I did not expect such drastic changes that would reach us in a mere three months. The reality of isolation,… Read more »

How To Plan A Staycation

Summer is around the corner! For us in Bournemouth that means lots of things. Lounging on the beach. Enjoying the long bright days. Having barbeques. Going for a swim in the sea. And, of course, go on that holiday you have been daydreaming about all year long. The downside to this summer season, however, is… Read more »

My Friendship Story!

Coming to Bournemouth University from a small town of Shimla, which lies in the foothills of the India-Himalayan Region, is one of the biggest steps I have taken in my life. This journey didn’t happen all at once. I had a series of small steps and friends all across the way that helped make it… Read more »

Ten pieces of advice as a fellow Indian Student

Ten pieces of advice I would like to give as a fellow Indian Student in Media and Communication Courses (more or less also applicable to other courses and pathways):    Research your journey. Before even leaving your home take a good look at your journey plan and try to find some interesting avenues. If a… Read more »

My strange experience during COVID-19 times

My life in Bournemouth and BU  Hi! My name is MariaLaura. I’m an MSc Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology student at BU. I am from San José, Costa Rica and moved to Bournemouth in September 2019. I quit my job as an Elementary School counselor, packed my bags, said goodbye to my family and my home… Read more »

Why postgraduate study was such a great option for me

​The end of my five years of law school was bizarre at the very least. For the first time in a while the next natural step wasn’t the next academic year and I was unsure of where I wanted to take my life. I was (and still adamantly am) the starry-eyed millennial. I want to… Read more »

The Lockdown and My Thoughts on Surviving It

What an unbelievable time to be alive! For everyone around the world, irrespective of age and place, these times are sure to be full of uncertainties, fear and at the very least, an all-consuming boredom. As negative thoughts and feelings take over us, the need to hold on to any amount of normalcy is of… Read more »

First-ever “Student Masterclass” hosted by NCCA Animation Society

Animation Society plays an important part in the lives of all animation students at Bournemouth University. It acts as a link between social events for networking as well as learning the ways of the industry, while keeping the students updated on the latest technologies and practices. While walking on the same ideals, Animation Society organised… Read more »

How I Experienced My First Term At BU

Change is scary. Especially if it is the first time you are away from home. That is what it was like for me when I started as a Bournemouth University postgraduate in September. Whether you are a UK or International, September or January start, here are some tips to make the best out of your… Read more »