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Living in a private accommodation. My experience and why I love it.

Whenever there is a topic of student accommodation coming up, most often you hear about, well… residence halls or dorms offered by a university (or college, whatever you are applying for!). But I feel that there is not enough discussions floating around when it comes to renting a private house somewhere in Bournemouth. And hence,… Read more »

Accommodation Reviews from a BU Student

Choosing accommodation for university can be tough, but here are a few things I’d like to share with you from my experiences living in Student Village, Unilet, Private Rented accommodation, and Lyme Regis House whilst studying at Bournemouth University!

Why private accommodation can be a really good idea?

When I decided to come to BU for my postgraduate studies, I wanted to go through a unique journey and learn both in and out of the classrooms. Going for a private accommodation was a bold choice but also a learning process through which I learnt a lot as an international student who is heading… Read more »

Accommodation options at BU

University can be daunting, but finding a place you can call home is a lot easier with the support from Bournemouth University. Over the past four years of my degree, I have lived in three different types of accommodation the university has to offer. If you’d like to learn more about my experience, please do… Read more »

Which accommodation is best for you?

Which Accommodation Is Best For You? Choosing accommodation for university can be confusing with all the criteria to consider and it becomes a mine field when you can’t decide which one you like best. This simple little flow diagram quiz I’ve created, should help you narrow it down to at least one or two! Just… Read more »

Living in hospital accommodation v living in halls as a health and social care student

This is a guest blog by current student Marie Drayton who studies BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing and Lucy Biggs who studies BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing. – Marie Drayton  Studying while living in Bournemouth hospital accommodation has been a really positive experience for me. I’ve not had to worry about moving every year, and because… Read more »

Suitable accommodation will help you succeed in your studies

I am Fang-Wei Su from Taiwan, studying MSc Marketing Management. Finding accommodation can be difficult, especially for international students. Although Bournemouth University supplies many housing choices for students, there are still some factors which influenced my decision to go through private accommodation. Cultural considerations I understand that Western and Eastern cultures are very different, and… Read more »