My placement experience as nutrition student

This is a guest blog by Faye Murton, current BSc (Hons) Nutrition student. My health and fitness background created my passion to study BSc Nutrition at Bournemouth University. Throughout the nutrition course, I have gained valuable knowledge learning from the variety of units, which has also given me a great insight to all the nutrition… Read more »

Social Work placement and community support during the pandemic

This is a guest blog by June Symonds, current BA (Hons) Social Work student. As a 2nd year BA (Hons) Social Work student, it has been a pleasure studying at Bournemouth University – one of the most prestigious universities in our country. BU offer such an enriching social work programme, which undoubtedly prepares students for… Read more »

Staying motivated through the BU Sports Scholarship programme

This is a guest blog by Mark Westbrook, studying BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. At 38 years, I am a mature student who came to the BU family after completing two years of a three-year degree in Sports Injury and Rehabilitation. After researching BU’s BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy offering and confirmation of my year two BSc grading, I… Read more »

Some of the many ways to get involved at BU

This is a guest blog by Sirin Arif, who is studying BSc (Hons) Design Engineering. I always wanted to get involved in extracurriculars and I always did. I felt like I needed to develop myself as a person all the time. Whenever I had the chance, I got involved with volunteering and events. You know that… Read more »

2020 – the challenging yet rewarding year for the student nurse

This is a guest blog by Daniel Fry, a recent graduate of BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. 2020 was a challenging year for the entire globe but especially tricky for us as third year nursing students completing academic studies, including placements, and entering clinical practice as registered nurses. The effect of a national lockdown meant no… Read more »

What can I say about living in Bournemouth…

This is a guest blog by April Dyer, who is studying BSc (Hons) Nutrition. Hello, I am April and I am a final year Nutrition student and I have lived in Bournemouth all my life. Although Bournemouth University was an obvious choice for me as it was local, I looked at many universities. In the… Read more »

MSc Medical Imaging with Management – hear from the course leader

What’s it all about? Medical imaging is an essential element of modern medicine and plays a key role in the diagnosis, treatment, and observation of disease. It is a rapidly growing field within healthcare and research as well as industries focused on clinical equipment manufacturing. The clinical and managerial leadership competencies that this course develops… Read more »

What you can you do outside of your degree

This is a guest blog by Laragh MacDermott, who is studying BSc (Hons) Sport Management. In my first year, I signed up to the Bournemouth University’s Boat Club (BUBC, rowing club). Best decision I made that year! Being part of this club, I got to meet a diverse group of students with the similar mind-sets… Read more »

My placement year at two sport clubs in Norway

This is a guest blog by Magnus Moen, who is studying BSc (Hons) Sports Development and Coaching Sciences.  My name is Magnus Moen, I am in my final year on my undergraduate degree at BU. I chose BU because of the placement opportunity they offer and I knew I wanted to combine my degree with… Read more »