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 »

My surprise scholarship

I’m Daniel Asaya, 23 years old and I come from a lovely Christian family in the Western part of Africa, Nigeria. All along, success has always been my watch word and so I strive so hard to attain it. I scaled through four years of high quality learning in Information and Communication Technology from Crawford… Read more »

My top study tips

I never liked studying. Or rather, I was never really good at it. It boils down to my inability to retain attention for too long at a time. But as I grew older, I figured out how to work around that.       Use Post-it Notes! Pictured above is my desk. It is usually… Read more »

Alumni Q&A: Craig Tonks, Interstellar Visual Effects Artist

Bournemouth University graduate Craig Tonks was a part of the Oscar-winning team that worked on the visual effects for Interstellar. The Double Negative (Dneg) employee studied MA Digital Effects Course, graduating in 2011. We caught up with him to find out what it was like working on an Oscar-winning film. What were your first steps from BU… Read more »

Reasons to choose BU

Employment rates As much as going to uni is fun, the real reason us students spend our time and money studying is so that we can get on the career ladder. When I was nearing graduation from my undergrad degree at BU the worldwide financial crisis had already reared its ugly head, but my BA… Read more »

Why I chose to do a Master’s

I wanted to do my undergraduate degree in Maritime Archaeology – only offered at Bournemouth. However, the year before I applied was the last year they offered it and I was left thinking, ‘what am I going to do now?!’ After researching, I discovered that at that time, three universities in the country offered a… Read more »