A guide to renting private accommodation

Renting private accommodation after spending your first year in University Halls can be quite an experience. You will probably start by choosing your roommates, visiting letting agents and checking property websites to find the cheapest and best place to live. One of my priorities while searching for my accommodation was to find a letting agent… Read more »

My Typical Weekend in Bournemouth

While finding time on a weekend where I’m not studying is rarer than I’d care to admit, there are a number of things that make my weekends in Bournemouth something to look forward to after a long week. One of my favourite things to do is to visit the coffee shop on the upper level… Read more »

Different forms of English

Hi! My name is Jaime Gorman. I am from Colorado and in my first year of the MLit English program here at BU. At first glance it might seem that English is just one language, but there might be more differences than you realise! What am I eating? Fish and Chips are as common in… Read more »

North American English vs British English!

Hey guys. So, as you all know countries have different languages, and there are always variations. Since I’ve moved to Bournemouth to study I’ve found some differences between the English that we speak in North America and British English, and here they are: S or Z and E or I Two words that are spelled… Read more »

Healthy Eating away from Home

Hello! I am Inta from Canada, studying a BA (Hons) International Hospitality & Tourism Management at BU. I know from experience that healthy eating while at uni isn’t always the easiest thing to do. As a Canadian living in the UK, healthy foods aren’t exactly part of the British cuisine although it is getting better!… Read more »