Fun places to go around Bournemouth with your friends!

Personally, I was scared that Bournemouth would be just a ‘dead town’ with nothing much to do. However, it’s quite the opposite, once I got to Bournemouth and actually began enjoying the lifestyle here. The nightlife is great, but for this blog, I will focus more on places you can go with your friends to… Read more »

Essential things to pack from home by a Malaysian student

Hello! For today’s post, I will share with you fellow Malaysian and International students essential things that you can bring from home. I know packing is always the main issues whenever we’re about to go somewhere, so hopefully, these tips will be helpful!   Clothes Weather is the major trait in the UK. Before I… Read more »

Top 5 places to go around Bournemouth during Summer Holiday

It’s summer holiday! I’m sure most of you are excited to spend your summer break with friends and/family in the sunshine, and I am personally very excited to go to the beach and hang out with my friends. As the beach is a must to go to during the summer, I will be sharing 5… Read more »

Top 10 coffee spots and eateries in Bournemouth

Hi! If you’re here because you’re looking for new places to go in Bournemouth, you come to the right post! I will be sharing my personal favourite coffee spots and eateries in Bournemouth, and maybe one of these will become your favourite too! Coffee spot : Delice des champs A french café located on the… Read more »

Being part of the Asian, Arab and Ethnic Minority (AAEM) Community

BU is a lot more diverse than I originally expected. When I went to the Fresher’s Fair during my first year, I stumbled across the Liberation Campaign in the Students’ Union at Bournemouth University (SUBU). There are six campaigns represented by SUBU; Women’s Campaign, Transgender and Non-Binary Students Campaign, Students’ with Disabilities Campaign, LGB+ Campaign,… Read more »

A day in the life of Sociology and Social Anthropology student

Hi guys! In this vlog, I’ll share with you the day in life as a Sociology and Social Anthropology student. I know it seems like my daily life is ‘very chill’ but I do have a lot of independents studies which makes it not so chill. But I really enjoy my course 🙂 Hope you… Read more »

Malaysian student in Bournemouth: Top 5 experiences!

Hello everyone! Can’t believe we’re already in May, how time flies! And I’ve been living in Bournemouth for almost 2 years too! So, I would like to share with you my top 5 experiences living in Bournemouth. Hope you’ll find it useful. Making friends This must be one of the top worries for every new… Read more »

My experience of BU’s welfare support services

Throughout my studies at Bournemouth University, I have been aware of how much welfare support BU offers for students. Going through half of my second year studying Sociology and Social Anthropology, here are some of the support services that I have personally used. Health and wellbeing. There’s student wellbeing providing counselling for students. I went… Read more »

Study Skills in the UK vs Malaysia (my home country)

  Hi! My name is Ayra and I studied in Malaysia until I was 20 years old before deciding to study abroad.   I choose Bournemouth University to further my Undergraduate studies in the Sociology and Social Anthropology. I am now halfway into my degree and have noticed several differences in my study skills when I’m… Read more »

5 Budgeting Tips from Southeast Asian student at BU

Hello! In this vlog, I share my top 5 budgeting tips that I found very helpful for me throughout my studies so far at Bournemouth or in the UK in general. Hope you’ll find some of it to be useful! Have a good one! – Ayra H.

My experience of the Global Talent Programme (GTP) Award

I’m an international student from Malaysia currently in my second year studying BA (Hons) Sociology & Social Anthropology at Bournemouth University. I have joined the Global Talent Programme (GTP) during my first year at Uni because it is a great opportunity for me to stay active and get involved with great events.   GTP Award… Read more »