How ResLifeBU helped me adjust to life in a new country

My journey from home to Bournemouth had been extremely exhausting with over 20 hours spent flying and dragging my luggage. The days following it were to be spent quarantining in my BU accommodation in accordance with the government guidelines. I was told by ResLife that we would be provided with a basic isolation pack. To… Read more »

Preparing for life at university – an undergraduate and postgraduate perspective

There are many aspects to consider when you are moving to university for the first time or returning for postgraduate study, varying across what accommodation you might be staying in (and what key items to bring) or what might be expected of students in the few months prior to the beginning of the course with… Read more »

Keyring of a house being held by a hand

Living in a private accommodation. My experience and why I love it.

Whenever there is a topic of student accommodation coming up, most often you hear about, well… residence halls or dorms offered by a university (or college, whatever you are applying for!). But I feel that there is not enough discussions floating around when it comes to renting a private house somewhere in Bournemouth. And hence,… Read more »

After Receiving an Offer to Study at BU; Some Steps to Take.

Congratulations! Now that you have gotten an offer to study at Bournemouth University, I cannot but join other well-wishers to congratulate you, indeed, it is going to be another stride towards attaining your career goal. Obviously, this would take you away from your home country as an international student. Take note that it is compulsory… Read more »

What to pack for uni

Melly has prepared a super helpful list of essentials to pack for moving into university accommodation. From bedding – to everything you need for the kitchen –  Melly has it covered in this vlog, as well as some tips for other random stuff you may not have considered.