If you haven’t heard of BU’s annual Summer Ball then where have you been?? Bournemouth’s Ball is officially the biggest in the UK and actually broke the record this year with 7,500 students having the time of their lives in some hilarious fancy dress. Those 7,500 students included me and my three best friends who… Read more » about My Summer Ball experience
At some point in our academic careers us students face the dreaded day when we have to actually think about what we want to do with our lives- particularly our future careers. Our days of vague replies to friends and families seemingly favourite question: ‘So what will you do after uni?’ are unfortunately over. For… Read more » about Bournemouth University’s Career and Employability Service
How far could we leggit? The question my best friends and I were determined to answer when we decided to embark on one of BU’s Raising And Giving (RAG) Society’s challenges: The ‘How Far Can You Leggit?’ Charity Hitchhike. Our challenge? To be the team who could get the furthest away from Bournemouth in just… Read more » about My BU RAG experience: How far can you Leggit?
Rewind four months and I’ve just started my second year of Uni. One of my first lectures was titled: ‘Careers and Placement Lecture’. It was literally my first day of the new academic year and after just about recovering from first year, I was now having to think about my third year. Cue instant fear. We… Read more » about A 2nd year’s search for her perfect placement: using BU’s Careers and Employability Service
It’s no secret that us students love a good night out; and luckily for us Bournemouth offers a whole host of bars, clubs and pubs to have that all important break from Uni stresses. Whether you love the hype of a club or the chilled atmosphere of a bar or pub, Bournemouth has the perfect… Read more » about Bournemouth’s Nightlife: Clubs, Cocktails and Comedy Nights.
Every year, thousands of students just like you and I decide to go to university and, more often than not, our decision to do so is based around wanting to increase our job prospects and widen our employment opportunities. While this is great it also means every year there are thousands of students like you… Read more » about Studying for a degree – is it enough?
If you’re currently reading this blog post, then I think it’s relatively safe for me to assume that 1) you’re starting university in September (how exciting!) and 2) you’re slightly worried about the whole ‘making new friends’ aspect of uni. Rewind 12 months and I was in the exact same position as you guys –… Read more » about The ultimate Fresher’s guide to making new friends
If you are soon to be starting university, you are probably feeling a bit apprehensive as well as ridiculously excited! This is totally normal so try not to worry too much! University can be one of the best experiences of your life so to help calm some of those worries and help prepare you for… Read more » about The countdown to uni: things to do before starting in September
December is finally upon us and that means only one thing… Christmas! As this time of year is definitely my favourite, one of the perks of studying here in Bournemouth is their amazing annual Christmas market. Being a Christmas fanatic, naturally, I just had to check it out. The perfect opportunity was earlier this week… Read more » about Have yourself a merry Bournemouth Christmas
Being a first year, it was only a few months ago I was in the same position as I’m sure a lot of you reading this are; you have finally worked out what you’d like to do at uni, but you’re still not sure which university is right for you. This decision is difficult for… Read more » about Law at BU: is it for me?