Our New Year’s resolutions

We asked some of our bloggers to tell us their New Year’s resolutions, and here’s what they had to say! Chris Bowditch In 2016 I want to do at least 25 hours of volunteering with SUBU, and to earn myself a RAG hoodie while doing so!       Beth Cordon My New Year’s resolution is… Read more »

Our New Year’s resolutions

We asked our bloggers to tell us their New Year’s resolutions, and here’s what they had to say! Lauren Bishop My resolutions are not so much New Year’s ones as on-going things I want to achieve: doing well in my Master’s, getting super fit on my bike, performing well in my job and generally being… Read more »

An American in England

Before accepting my BU offer Despite wanting to live in England for most of my life, I only recently discovered that I have a passion for forensic anthropology, or, the study of human bones to assist in solving crimes. Therefore, Bournemouth University was more than a perfect fit. The MSc Forensic Anthropology program enticed me… Read more »

Students compete in Project Management Challenge

For the eighth consecutive year, Business Studies Project Management students are competing in the Project Challenge organised by the Wessex branch of the Association for Project Management (APM).  BU took three teams to present their project ideas to a panel of APM judges, along with teams from Southampton University and two teams of apprentices from… Read more »

Don’t let funding concerns hold you back

After deciding to apply for the MSc Forensic Anthropology course at Bournemouth University, and having my conditional offer confirmed, the next part of the process was funding – how was I going to pay for it? For everyone, whether you’re considering a Master’s or actually doing one right now, a huge part of the decision… Read more »

A parent’s view of applying to uni

We all love reading Jessica Alexander’s blogs. Now Jess’s mum has kindly offered to share her story about what it’s like to support someone as they go through the uni application process. Helping your child through the university application process is exciting but not without its moments of tension. Thinking about it now, a few years… Read more »

My advertising placement in Singapore

BA (Hons) Advertising student Polly shares her inspiring placement story. She’s taken her placement half way across the world, to work as an Account Coordinator at Wunderman. Good things don’t come easy… well that’s what I kept telling myself. As 75% of my peers had secured a placement, I was determined to do something that… Read more »

BU’s SHIVA Project wins Times Higher Education (THE) Award

A BU research project which enables schoolchildren with disabilities to take part in artistic activities has won the Outstanding Digital Innovation in Teaching or Research Award at the Times Higher Education (THE) annual ceremony. The SHIVA Project (Scuplture for Healthcare: Interaction and Visual Art in 3D) won the award at the THE Awards, one of the… Read more »

Accounting, Finance and Economics students visit Budapest

A group of five BU accounting, finance and economics students were given an opportunity to visit the wonderful city of Budapest to take part in an Intensive Study Program (ISP). Organised by AFECA (an association of several European universities), the event brought together 70+ students to participate in case studies in the fields of accounting,… Read more »

Photo of the week: Through the lens of time

In this week’s ‘Photo of the Week’, we will be looking at research investigating the Neolithic site in southwest Asia though ethnographic analogy. This research is being led by BU’s Dr Emma Jenkins. The photo submitted shows project members, John Grattan, Carol Palmer, Vanessa Edwards and Andy Marsh conducting filming in the desert region of… Read more »