I have been a BU Student Ambassador since I started my nursing degree at Bournemouth University in 2020. There are so many different roles and opportunities available that fit around your study and the pay is of course a great help when you are a student. You will get paid training most of which is… Read more » about What is a Student Ambassador and why would you want to be one?
I am an adult nurse student at BU but I also came here for my first degree in Business Studies back in 2007. Both experiences have been amazing and I can’t fault the lecturers support. This time I have gone through ALS as well as lots of other services a s I can’t fault them. I want to give back and help students have the full experience and know that actually there is so much support as well as amazing facilities at both campuses.
So you think that nursing is the job for you but you don’t really know what it fully involves or how the course is structured or if it’s the right course for you? Let me go through some things that not everyone knows when they start the course and get into nursing. You will first… Read more » about What you might not know about BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
It’s nearly time. Yes, it is nearly CHRISTMAS!!! I may be just a little bit excited. Nothing is more homely and warming than the festive period in Bournemouth. So what is so good you say? Well first of all if you like lights and decorations you will love the town centre. Bournemouth lights and decorations… Read more » about It’s the most wonderful time of the year – in Bournemouth!
You might be looking at your choices of universities and come across Bournemouth Uni as an option or you may have heard of Bournemouth or even live in the area but are still not sure where you want to go. So here are some of the reasons that I chose BU to complete not one… Read more » about Why I chose BU
Sometimes I get asked what it’s like being a student nurse and that’s not a quick answer! It has ups and downs. Some days are long and hard and others are filled with laughter and love. Being a mature student nurse has its extra difficulties added in especially having a house and child to pay… Read more » about Day in the life of a student nurse
I don’t know about everyone else but I have to say one of my biggest worries about going back to university was the money side of things. The endless questions would whirl around in my head. Will I have enough to pay the bills, for food, childcare, and the endless list of other things you… Read more » about How BU bursaries have supported me
When I first got my letter through to say I had got to the interview stage I was beyond excited and then I realised that I had to actually have an interview and that I still may not get in. The colour drained from my face. So then it was preparation time. I think Google… Read more » about My top tips for your BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing interview
Speaking as someone who has fibromyalgia, personality disorder and chronic fatigue to name a few disabilities I have, I have always felt that I wouldn’t be able to complete my nursing degree as they would hold me back but BU have so much support, help and advice that I’ve flown through my first year and… Read more » about My experience of student support services at BU
I am a mature student, a mum, and a wife who also works part-time. So my time is very precious and if I don’t organise myself. So, I have just a few things that I use to try and keep on top of everything. Some of these are extremely basic but they only help if… Read more » about Tips on staying organised
Being a mature student who lives with my own family including a 4-year-old, I have to make sure that my money is organised and that every last penny is budgeted for. On the nursing course, you automatically get an additional NHS bursary to help you whilst on the course and this is, as the student… Read more » about Budgeting tips