A guide to BU’s libraries

Bournemouth University has great library facilities, at both the Talbot and Lansdowne campuses, as well as online through MyBU. At the Talbot campus there is the Sir Michael Cobham Library, and at the Lansdowne campus there is the Bournemouth House Library. The Sir Michael Cobham Library is the larger of the two libraries, spanning over… Read more »

The importance of having a flat/house Christmas dinner

Having a Christmas dinner with my university flatmates and housemates has been a tradition for me since first year. For the last three years, we have dedicated one Saturday in December to spend together, wearing our best Christmas jumpers, playing Secret Santa, and most importantly, having the Christmas dinner! Of course, I will 100% recommend… Read more »

Beth’s favourite things to do in Bournemouth and Poole

One of my favourite things about Bournemouth is that there are so many activities that you can do around the local areas, other than the standard student plan of going out drinking at the weekend! Over the last two years I’ve been lucky enough to have done loads of different things in Bournemouth and Poole, during the… Read more »

Exploring the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences

Unlike a majority of the other courses at Bournemouth University, The Faculty of Health and Social Sciences (HSS) are based across the Lansdowne campus. The faculty is split into three departments; The Department of Nursing and Clinical Sciences, The Department of Human Sciences and Public Health and The Department of Social Sciences and Social Work…. Read more »

What to expect from Arrivals Fortnight

Arrivals fortnight is a rite of passage for new students starting at university. Not all universities have two weeks but at Bournemouth University the arrivals activities are spread out over two weeks. It is an emotional time for many as you move out of home for the first time, but making the most of the… Read more »