My placement at Obergine

If you don’t already know, the placement search is all but a leisurely walk in the park. There is no “how to guide” which ensures a position with all the best perks. Perhaps, you may find the process easier or have all the right connections, but for most students, especially international students requiring work visas like… Read more »

How to Meet People at BU

1. Join Clubs Join as many clubs and societies as your little heart desires. It’s a great way to branch out and try something new with people who are like-minded and interested in the same thing as you. There are clubs for everything and if you can’t find one that you like, then just create… Read more »

My First Week in Bournemouth

Hello! I am Spiwe Ncube from Zimbabwe and I have just started my MSc Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology at BU. I would like to share with you the highlights of my first week in Bournemouth and I hope it helps you in your journey to study at Bournemouth! 15 September 2017 Today was filled with overwhelming mixed emotions…. Read more »

Being a Mature Student

I am Jaime Gorman. I am 40 and came to BU from Colorado to study MLit (Hons) English. On day one, as excited as I was, sitting in a cluster of a couple of hundred 18-year-olds was initially very awkward. Not only was I literally old enough to be their mother, I felt culturally and… Read more »

My Course – MLit (Hons) English

Greetings from Bournemouth University! My name is Jaime and I am from Colorado, USA. I am on a unique programme here at BU – MLit (Hons) English – which includes both an undergrad and postgrad degree in one course. MLit includes: Three years of an undergrad course – BA (hons) English A required 4-week or… Read more »

Working as a BU Student Ambassador

I am Jaime, from Colorado, and as a student MLit English programme, I am fortunate to have been selected to work as a Student Ambassador for BU. Having a little extra spending money is worth the effort, but there is more to part-time work than just the pay cheque! Create As a BU Ambassador, I… Read more »

Money-saving tips!

Hello from Bournemouth! I am Jaime Gorman from Colorado, USA and currently on the MLit English programme at BU. At university, budgeting is very important! One of the best ways to save money is to utilise student discounts. There are many discounts available, but here are the ones that I use the most: Amazon Once… Read more »

My Typical Weekend in Bournemouth

Hi! It is Jaime again! As a current student on the MLit English programme at BU, my weekends are anything but typical. When an assignment deadline isn’t looming, I aim for my weekends to be as relaxing and stress-free as possible. Finding time to fit in fun whilst studying can be challenging, but I’ve found… Read more »