What to look for when choosing which offer to accept

By now most of you will have completed your uni applications and even sent them off in time for the UCAS application deadline of 29 January (for September 2021 entry). I know from experience that it’s not an easy thing to put together and get sent off so well done to everyone that has done… Read more »

Love your (e)-library: making the most of BU’s online library services

Access to essential university facilities such as the library was definitely one of the biggest things that affected my studies when we entered the first lockdown in March 2020. Gone were the days where I could head to the peaceful and warm library with stable Wi-Fi access and printing services to knock out an assignment…. Read more »

Step by step: How to submit a postgraduate application online with some hints and tips

Thinking about applying for a postgraduate degree at Bournemouth University? Whether you are a current undergraduate student wanting to progress your studies further at BU or you have come from another university and wish to begin your postgrad journey with us, the application process can seem a little daunting at times. Here is an overview… Read more »

Resurface: a society for wellbeing

BU has plenty of clubs and societies to offer, from sports to baking to cocktail making! Resurface is a club/society a little out of the ordinary at BU. With wellbeing at the heart of its surf, yoga and social community, it offers a lifestyle activity course available to people looking to improve their general wellbeing,… Read more »

Diwali 2020: festival of lights…from home?

Diwali is a religious festival of lights that originated in India which takes place annually, marking the beginning of the Hindu New Year, and this year is celebrated from the 13-16th November. The tradition is celebrated not just by Hindus, but across many religions across the globe, but Diwali honours the Hindu goddess of wealth,… Read more »

What wellbeing support is available to me at BU and how can I use it?

How are you, really? We all know that being a uni student can be tough sometimes. Whatever the source of your feelings, it is important to remember to prioritise your wellbeing, both mental and physical. BU has a variety of wellbeing services available to students which you can make use of should you need to…. Read more »

How can I make the most of BU’s Careers Service and the Careers Hub?

 How can I make the most of BU’s careers service and the careers hub? So you may have decided on going to university… Yay!  You are probably swept up in the excitement of your new independent adventure. However, when is the right time to start thinking about after university? At the end of the day,… Read more »

How can I enhance my employability during my studies?

Going to university and getting your degree is a major first step in the path to your dream career, however with more and more undergrads obtaining bachelor’s degrees, the playing field has been levelled. The good news is that there are lots of ways you can enhance your employability by taking part in extra-curricular activities,… Read more »

Moving onwards and upwards! (rather online and upwards): the new norm

The global coronavirus pandemic has affected pretty much everything, from how we live our daily lives to how we work. University has been no exception to this and has become another key thing that has been adapted to function online. So, as university has adapted, so must we! Here I will share some skills that… Read more »

Food in Bournemouth

Here are some highlights of favourite food spots in Bournemouth, many of which do student discount/ discount days… great food at a great price, what more could you ask for?! Conto Lounge Situated along Winton high street, this dog friendly café has recently undergone refurbishment, and is now looking better than ever. It does all… Read more »