A season of good memories and lots of learning

I am Patricia Britto from Brazil studying a Master’s in International Political Communication here at BU since September 2017. Studying in another country means a great life change. In addition to differences in language, the cultural differences are everywhere – in food, habits, behaviour, expressions, way of seeing life and so on. At the same… Read more »

A Californian’s survival guide to living in Bournemouth

After living in Bournemouth for 10 months, I can confidently say that Bournemouth is a smaller, British version of Southern California (minus the amount of rain… if Bournemouth could donate a bit of that rain to drought-ridden California, that would be much appreciated). Perhaps it is from the sunny beaches with sparkling water and an abundance… Read more »

Maritime Archaeology students take Florence

As Maritime Archaeology students, we were lucky to have the option of having one of our units, Management of Underwater Cultural Heritage, either at Bournemouth University or at the IVALSA trees and timer institute in Florence, Italy. No brainer, we chose Italy (sorry Bournemouth). Dr Nicola Macchioni, who is a timber specialist there, had visited… Read more »