My advice to you – what I wish I had known before starting university

Before beginning life at Bournemouth University, there were a few things I wasn’t prepared enough for. When you first view your timetable, you might not be at uni a lot of the week. This time is to ensure you can complete the reading that is required for your course. Make sure you leave enough space… Read more » about My advice to you – what I wish I had known before starting university

Embracing the local university experience while living at home

Being a university student living at home in the local area offers a unique set of advantages and challenges that contribute to a distinctive academic journey. Many students opt out of traditional student accommodation for various reasons, such as familial ties, pets, financial constraints, relationships, or even health considerations. I’m a mature Masters student studying… Read more » about Embracing the local university experience while living at home

Traveling via air to Bournemouth

Navigating from Nigeria to BU: A traveler’s guide

Traveling from your city to Bournemouth University can be an exhilarating experience. As a Jan starter and an international student, I had a lot of information that helped my transition which would be beneficial to you. Preparation is Key Attending virtual open days or engaging with current students through platforms like Unibuddy allows you to… Read more » about Navigating from Nigeria to BU: A traveler’s guide

What is ResLifeBU? And its perks!

Choosing between all of the accommodation options at Bournemouth University can be challenging, but luckily living in any of the BU Halls of Residence (full list available here) will give you access to ResLifeBU, including their social events, clubs, and more! My name is Andrew, and in my first year studying at BU, I lived… Read more » about What is ResLifeBU? And its perks!

Why choose Bournemouth University?

When trying to figure out what university you want to go to, there a several factors that people look out for. Some of these things are location, social life, halls of living, societies, and course type. This blog will tell you everything Bournemouth has to offer and make it easier for you if you are… Read more » about Why choose Bournemouth University?

Navigating the housing market as an international student in the UK: Tips for finding suitable private accommodation and settling into your new home

Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram for more international news and stories!  Moving to the UK as an international student is an exciting journey filled with opportunities for growth and learning. However, the process of finding suitable private accommodation and settling into a new home can be overwhelming. In this blog, we will explore how… Read more » about Navigating the housing market as an international student in the UK: Tips for finding suitable private accommodation and settling into your new home