Studying an accredited course means your course has been approved by a professional body. Social Work is an accredited course because it has been accredited and regulated by Social Work England. It means that the course is up to date with current and relevant training d information for the sector and that the academic teaching… Read more » about Accredited degree: What does it mean for Social Work?
Hi, I’m Hannah a BA (Hons) Social Work student. I'm very excited to join the Vlogs and Blogs team and create content for you to find out more about all things university and student life related.
Celebrating International Women’s Day
With International Womens Day approaching I’d like to shed some light on how you can celebrate and get involved at BU. The day is celebrated globally and is there to highlight all achievements by woman, socially, economically, politically and culturally. This year’s theme is ‘Embrace Equity ‘, with the global theme being “DigitALL: Innovation and… Read more » about Celebrating International Women’s Day
My top tips on saving as a student
When you’re a student, one of the hardest challenges is learning to budget your money. I’m going to outline some of my favourite discounts that you can use for day to day living to save money whilst living as a student. Travel First of all, travel! Whether that’s getting around your local town, commuting… Read more » about My top tips on saving as a student
Best places to shop around Bournemouth
It’s safe to say with the practicalities and easiness of online shopping, follows the decline of high street stores. However, if you’re more of a technophobe and prefer to browse through shops and walk the high street for bargains then this blog can talk you through some of the best areas to shop in and… Read more » about Best places to shop around Bournemouth
My favourite 10 student discounts
From retail stores to gyms, restaurants, take aways, public transports, days out, you’ll never be short finding a student discount, and why should you not make the most of them if it’s free to register? You can sign up to student deals by registering with Totum, UniDays or Student Beans or by showing your student… Read more » about My favourite 10 student discounts
The benefits of SportBU as a student
Are you interested in sports and fitness? At Bournemouth University we have some fantastic offers that will keep you healthy and well through our sports BU membership. Situated on Talbot Campus we have the Training Zone, Rees Suite High Performance Gym, two fitness studios and a Sports Hall. Our facilities are open from 7.15pm-10.30pm Monday… Read more » about The benefits of SportBU as a student
The Festive Season in Bournemouth
If you’re staying in Bournemouth over the festive period, there’s always plenty to of opportunities to get all Christmassy. The festive season in Bournemouth is always one of my favourite times of year. Bournemouth and the surrounding areas within South Dorset have so much to offer. One of my favourite is the free display of… Read more » about The Festive Season in Bournemouth
Celebrating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Saturday 3 December 2022 is International Day of Disabilities. Disabilities can be defined as any physical or mental condition that limits a person’s movements, senses or activities. The international day is a United Nations day that promotes the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. The theme for 2022 is ‘transformative solutions for inclusive development:… Read more » about Celebrating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities
My first month at Bournemouth University
My first month at Bournemouth University was pretty daunting. Growing up in the town, I was used to the general area but starting at a university can still be a large stepping stone. The first month involved settling in to a new part of my life. I went along to meet the academic teams and… Read more » about My first month at Bournemouth University
My tips for attending an Open Day
If you’re thinking about applying to a university but would like to find out more then an Open Day is a great way to start. When planning for an Open Day, it can take some preparation to get organised and decide where you need to be and when. It’s worth looking at the Open Day… Read more » about My tips for attending an Open Day
My top tips for shortlisting a university
Choosing a university can be a huge deal. This may be your home for the next three years minimum, alongside where you may make contacts, both professional and social that could stay with you for life. For me, I wanted to choose a university that was going to have a lasting impact on my career…. Read more » about My top tips for shortlisting a university
Is university right for me?
University is a huge investment in your life, £9000+ a year of fees, potentially moving away, three to four years of studying and giving up things. To some people, especially for me, I just assumed I’d always go to university from a young age. I never really considered the impact it would have on me,… Read more » about Is university right for me?