A mature student living in halls

“Oh my god, no way! I’d never have thought that!” This is the response I receive every time I tell someone, usually begrudgingly, that I am classed as a mature student. This isn’t because I am blessed with youthful looks, it’s because university is actually an environment where people either just don’t notice or just… Read more »

What to expect from a Clearing Open Day

Firstly, don’t panic! You’ve probably just had some of the most stressful days of your life. I know exactly how you feel because that was me last year. You’ve done the difficult bit; getting offers through Clearing and now you’re coming to have a look round Bournemouth Uni to see if you can see yourself… Read more »

How I used Clearing to change courses

When people talk about Clearing, sometimes a lot of negative comments and remarks are made. Clearing wasn’t even mentioned to a lot of people at school, and when completing university forms everyone has in their mind the aim to get the grades they want and get into their number one choice. But Clearing is a… Read more »

The social life of an international student

During the first term, we began with a bang as we were hit with the Freshers’ Fair fever which lasted for two whole weeks! This is the time when you meet new people, make new friends, join cool societies that do awesome activities and explore Bournemouth and neighbouring areas such as The Jurassic Coast. One… Read more »

Employment rates for Bournemouth University’s graduates rise again

Bournemouth University has received recognition for the number of graduates in work or further study after graduating, rising in 2016. According to latest statistics from the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, 93.6% of Bournemouth University students are in work or further study six months after graduating from university. This is up on… Read more »

The world (or at least England) is your oyster

The main thing that I, as a U.S. Citizen, have yet to get used to is the simplicity of being able to travel here in the UK, as well as the rest of Europe. Ridiculous airline prices and a massive country are perhaps the reason as to why I always saw travelling as something that… Read more »

BU archaeologists discover more about prehistoric life in Dorset’s Iron Age ‘Duropolis’

Excavations of a prehistoric town in rural Dorset – the largest unenclosed settlement yet uncovered in the UK – have revealed more about the extent of the Iron Age occupation and the people who lived there. Bournemouth University (BU) archaeologists are investigating the site in Winterborne Kingston – dubbed ‘Duropolis’, after the local Iron Age… Read more »

BU archaeologists discover more about prehistoric life in Dorset’s Iron Age ‘Duropolis’

Excavations of a prehistoric town in rural Dorset – the largest unenclosed settlement yet uncovered in the UK – have revealed more about the extent of the Iron Age occupation and the people who lived there. Bournemouth University (BU) archaeologists are investigating the site in Winterborne Kingston – dubbed ‘Duropolis’, after the local Iron Age… Read more »

My Business School Dean’s Scholarship

I am Esther Fowowe, a 25-year-old international student from Nigeria, currently studying for my Master’s degree, LLM International Tax Law at Bournemouth University. I was privileged to be awarded the Faculty of Management Dean’s International Scholarship which was a £6,000 (50%) reduction in my tuition fee. After my initial application to study at Bournemouth University, I… Read more »