Moving to Bournemouth was one of the best things that happened to me, but moving to uni is a big step for everyone and, although we may not admit it, we could all do with a little extra support from time to time. You’re not alone! BU’s got everything from academic and financial support to… Read more » about Need a little support? BU’s got you
The difference between school and university
It’s that time of year where you will be putting you UCAS application together ready for the January UCAS deadline and you might be thinking to yourself – am I ready for this change!? School is a pretty familiar setting for everyone but when you’re thinking of coming to uni, there’s a quite a lot… Read more » about The difference between school and university
10 questions to ask at an Open Day
If your starting to think about your UCAS application for January 2019 and ermming and ahhhing about which university to choose, the best advice I could give is to attend an Open Day! Going to an Open Day is the perfect way to get an idea of what life is like at that university, whether… Read more » about 10 questions to ask at an Open Day
My Mum: The mature student
According to the Higher Education Funding Council for England, the number of mature (aged 21 or over) UK-domiciled students starting full-time first degrees has steadily increased over the past decade. It rose to 70,215 in 2015-16, which was an increase of 2.9 per cent on the previous year. It’s true what they say, returning to full-time… Read more » about My Mum: The mature student
Apply to be a student ambassador!
What is a student ambassador and what is it all about!? A student ambassador is someone that works for the uni, with flexible working hours and can take on many fun tasks throughout the year. The work is really varied and you can choose what you would like to get involved with. Being employed as… Read more » about Apply to be a student ambassador!
Three things I wish ‘first-year-me’ knew
It’s been four years and I still haven’t sussed out uni-life, but we had a lot of fun trying to figure it all out. Looking back, there are definitely a few things I wish someone had told me from the start! 1. Try your best in first-year assignments to understand what kind of grades you… Read more » about Three things I wish ‘first-year-me’ knew
A first class summer
Summer 2018 has undoubtedly gone down on record for the UK, and isn’t one that will be forgotten any time soon. The chart-busting heatwave gave Portugal a run for its money, all while the nation came together to cheer on our men and their unlikely, semi-final World Cup journey. Even when football didn’t come home,… Read more » about A first class summer
How to be a BU student
For those of you starting September this year!! Having been a BU student for four years, there are many tips and tricks I’ve learned during my time here to save time and money here. Here’s a quick blog surrounding all the little things that make life easier – some we wish we knew in our… Read more » about How to be a BU student
How to land your dream grad job
It’s summer, you’ve got your results, and now you need to find a graduate job! This can be a really exciting time for anyone who is looking to kickstart their career and fully-immerse into their industry pretty much asap. After a month of job searching, I was so happy to land a grad job at… Read more » about How to land your dream grad job
Preparing for A-Level results day
The 16th of August is keyed into many of your calendars and, with the day looming, now is the perfect time to start preparing for the big results day. Track – UCAS Four years later, I still have my UCAS account and log in details in my Notes on my phone- somewhere I knew I… Read more » about Preparing for A-Level results day
Thank you for voting me BU’s blogs and vlogs winner!
I am so over the moon to be given the BU Blogs and Vlogs winner title, so much so that I wanted to write a little thank you on the microsite it all began on just a few months back. Having been published on The Drum during my placement at IPM’s Agency of the Year,… Read more » about Thank you for voting me BU’s blogs and vlogs winner!
Today’s the day – We’re open for clearing!
So today really is the day – the 5th July marks an exciting opportunity for many of you as Bournemouth University Clearing is now open! This is a little blog about applying to Bournemouth University through Clearing (and a little secret… it’s quick, easy and stress-free). What is Clearing? Clearing is organised by UCAS and… Read more » about Today’s the day – We’re open for clearing!