Photo of Marta with friends in Okeford House

Okeford House – A paradise for postgraduates

Not sure where to live? Little bit scared? Near the Campus or a little bit further? Or probably your major question is: Flat or Studio? This summer I was really struggling with all of these questions after I got accepted to Bournemouth University. I asked myself: what are my priorities? From this question I started… Read more »

Living in halls as a PG

Living in halls in first year of an undergraduate degree is something that nearly everyone who goes to university experiences. For me, I lived in the student village: quieter, close to campus, and basically sharing a house. Perfect. So I had never experienced living in a flat before. Nor living five stories up. So when I… Read more »

Living in university accommodation

When you’re an undergraduate student, it’s usually expected that you will live in university accommodation for your first year. But the experience of living in student halls as a postgraduate is not often talked about. When I decided to apply for my course I had no idea what my living arrangements were going to be,… Read more »

Turning student halls into a home

Truth: I haven’t lived in student accommodation since I was 20 years old (that’s about 7 ½ years ago if you must know), so going back to living in student housing is incredibly strange for me. Then I realised student housing here in Bournemouth is a lot different from any student housing back home. Bournemouth… Read more »