Global Forgiveness Day in 2020 takes place on Tuesday the 7 of July. This blog is to help you think of ways you can celebrate it and how global forgiveness day may just benefit you this year too! On this day, we use our ability to forgive and forget to help both our own lives… Read more » about Global Forgiveness Day!
I want to volunteer for charity but I don’t know how to start!
Volunteering, such as charity work, can be an amazing way to pad out your CV, help those in need and a useful thing to fill your free time with! This post is to just make sure you feel confident taking that first step into the world of charity work and volunteering. A small amount of… Read more » about I want to volunteer for charity but I don’t know how to start!
How to stay safe and prevent spreading infection!
At the moment it is a bit of a scary time full of uncertainty, lock down and vulnerability. During our time at home there are a number of things that we must do to help the world recover and keep loved ones safe, and some things we can do to help prevent the spread of… Read more » about How to stay safe and prevent spreading infection!
Being kind and supporting others
During this time of worry, isolation and uncertainty, it’s important more than ever to be kind and supportive of one another. As socialising becomes increasingly difficult (well non existent other than virtually), days feel like they are lasting forever! Here are a few tips on how you can show your love and support, help lift… Read more » about Being kind and supporting others
Your uni choice: consider the facilities on offer
When it comes to making your choice around universities, you shouldn’t be focused on just their rating or teaching side of things. Their social side, accessibility and facilities they provide should play an important role. One of the main reasons I knew Bournemouth University was the university for me was the support they offer in… Read more » about Your uni choice: consider the facilities on offer
Revision tips when at uni
Revision, everyone has to do it, and if your anything like me, I found revision a hard task to get my head around. Revision is a very personal thing and you need to find the right technique that works for you because if you keep trying to push a method that isn’t working for you,… Read more » about Revision tips when at uni
Moving away from home and leaving close friends
Thinking back to last September when I was getting ready to come to BU, I felt so nervous. Not just because of the move but because I would be leaving both my family and friends and home and starting an adventure of my very own. Friends They’re here for us when we need them and… Read more » about Moving away from home and leaving close friends
Why extra curriculum activities are important for your personal statement
When applying for university your personal statement is there to help place you above the other candidates, make you stand out and is really there to show off your skills, some personality, and your past qualifications to show why you should be picked over another person. As much as it may feel weird to write… Read more » about Why extra curriculum activities are important for your personal statement
How to get work skills and experience for your personal statement
Boosting your CV and personal statement with different work skills and experiences can be a really good idea, placing yourself above those that may not have the experience but same level of education. Every year thousands of students finish school and college, but what sets you apart? If you’re competing against your peers and cohorts,… Read more » about How to get work skills and experience for your personal statement
Not wanting 6th form and college to end and having to grow up
College and sixth-form is an exciting time, its when you first start to feel smaller parts of yourself become independent, whilst also having a school like network behind you still supporting you. In the UK, it is now a legal requirement to stay in education until you are 18. So when it comes to university… Read more » about Not wanting 6th form and college to end and having to grow up
Exam tips for when you’re taking GCSE’s
GCSE exams happen every year and hundreds of students go through them and sometimes this is easy to forget when you sit looking at your exam timetable wondering where on earth to start. Although some people may naturally excel at recalling information they’ve learnt, others may struggle a bit more. A key thing to keep… Read more » about Exam tips for when you’re taking GCSE’s