Brad Powell

Helping to make the world a better place with a BU Psychology degree

Brad Powell is a BU BSc (Hons) Psychology graduate. He is now a Trainee Clinical Psychologist and he and his fiance Ash, also a Trainee Clinical Psychologist, have created a YouTube channel sharing their journeys, insights and experiences, with the goal to increase access into the psychological professions and helping to make the world a… Read more »

Eliza’s experience as an Operating Department Practice student – so far

Eliza Shreesh is a second year BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice (ODP) student, in this guest blog Eliza shares her experience of her professional development so far. When I think back to my childhood, I always aspired to pursue an education and carer in healthcare. When I was younger, I was admitted to hospital with… Read more »

Georgia’s placement experience as a Psychology Assistant

This is a guest blog post written by BSc (Hons) Psychology with Forensic Investigation student, Georgia Stevenson. Georgia is currently taking a placement year working as an honorary Psychology Assistant at the Queen Elizabeth Foundation’s Care (QFC) and Rehabilitation centre. Here at QEF Care and Rehabilitation Centre, we help people regain their quality of life… Read more »

Ashleigh and her friends

My experience of applying through Clearing

This is a guest blog written by Ashleigh Stevens who has just completed her second year of BA (Hons) Sociology here at BU. Ashleigh shares her journey to BU through the Clearing process. Growing up, I was convinced that I would never go to university because nobody in the area I lived in did so… Read more »

Coming to BU as an international student

This guest blog has been written by Javairia Saeed who came from Pakistan to study Msc Medical Imaging with Management at Bournemouth University.  Before studying at BU, I had been working as a Sonographer in Tawam Hospital, UAE for the past six years. I was seeking for a well-designed, comprehensive postgraduate programme to further my… Read more »

Women in the Big Wheel in Bournemouth town centre.

My Family’s Accommodation Triumphs

Getting an accommodation that will suit my family was challenging. I’m so glad, I came first to the UK before they arrived. The cost of a hotel or Airbnb would have been huge, considering the number of weeks I had to stay there before I got our residence. I got to Bournemouth in late January… Read more »

From undergrad to MSc Computer Animation and Visual Effects

This is a guest blog from Patty who is currently studying MSc Computer Animation & Visual Effects. She also studied BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art & Design at Bournemouth University too. In this blog she explains how postgraduate study is different to undergraduate study. Master’s vs batchelor’s degree – What to expect? A master’s is… Read more »

Choosing my postgraduate degree

Hi, my name is Patty and I’m currently studying the MSc Computer Animation & Visual Effects at Bournemouth University. My transition to a Masters degree from Undergraduate study – my reason to study for a Masters degree. I really enjoyed doing my BA in Computer Animation Art & Design at BU. I had a great… Read more »

Group image of staff and students holding awards

Being recognised for the Dorset Council Award for Social Work

This is a joint guest blog by William Smith, MA Social Work student, and June Symonds, BA (Hons) Social Work student. They were both awarded the Dorset Council Award for Social Work, at the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences awards ceremony.  When I (William) started my Master’s in September 2020, my end goal was… Read more »