Introducing Global BUddies

As you may already know, Global BUddies is a programme led by the Student Services department of Bournemouth University and by students. It aims to increase integration between UK students and international students, but it’s also a great way to share culture, make friends and gain an extensive knowledge about other nationalities – something future… Read more »

New student nurses – get ready to change more than you ever thought possible!

I can still recall my first day at university, sat in the lecture hall, able to refer to myself as a student nurse. I was keen, enthusiastic, buzzing – the last one mainly due to the large quantity of morning coffee I had consumed, much needed due to midday lie-ins during summer. The lecturer was… Read more »

Music in the veins

The music opportunities at BU are vast. There are chances to be part of operas, musicals and many concerts throughout the year. The application process is not too strenuous, as you need to write about yourself and the music experiences you’ve had in the past. Having a lot of experience as well as music grades… Read more »

My recruitment career

I’ve always been interested in the hospitality industry, particularly in the hotel and restaurant side of things. I didn’t want to do anything purely academic, so the course at Bournemouth seemed just the right fit for me; a good balance of theory and hands on practical stuff with a placement year at the end. I… Read more »

Life after graduation: My internship in Malta

When my course finished last April, it was time to start a new life in Europe. It was a tough time in May, because hunting for a job as an inexperienced international student is not easy at all. I have been a student for more than ten years and barely have any work experience. I… Read more »

I stayed in Bournemouth to open a restaurant

I never thought of myself as a restaurateur but here we are three years after opening Monty’s Lounge in Pokesdown, I’m now on the brink of opening a second restaurant in the centre of our wonderful town, Bournemouth. It’s been a roller-coaster ride, as any new start up on a budget would be, but fundamentally… Read more »

What does it mean to be a sport scholar?

If you’re thinking of applying for a BU Sport Scholarship, here’s a glimpse into how your future could look. Kevin Baker – Volleyball Being a scholar athlete at Bournemouth University is a tremendous privilege. It is truly a testament of perseverance through hard work and dedication. The hours of sweat, pain and gain have pushed… Read more »

What does it mean to be a sport scholar?

If you’re thinking of applying for a BU Sport Scholarship, here’s a glimpse into how your future could look. Kevin Baker – Volleyball Being a scholar athlete at Bournemouth University is a tremendous privilege. It is truly a testament of perseverance through hard work and dedication. The hours of sweat, pain and gain have pushed… Read more »

How my Computing degree took me to IBM

For a lot of students, university will be the most exciting time of their life so far. Independence, new friends and in cities offering an interesting night life; the social aspect of going to university is what most look forward to in the time leading up to their first year. But in looking back at… Read more »