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 »
Whether you’re in the process of deciding whether university is for you, or if you’re joining us this September, in this vlog I document the differences of studying at school v studying at university.
It seems that the biggest question asked of any student at university is “what next?”. For me, this question was posed part way through the third and final year of my Undergraduate degree, and my only response was uncertainty. I had spent so long focusing on passing my degree that I had spared no thought… Read more »
Uni is very different from school or college! You will most likely be expected to be a little more independent and are required to spend a good amount of time independently completing wider reading for your course. I definitely struggled with this when I arrived at uni, as although there is available support from lecturers… Read more »
Hello, my name is Ijeoma Madukaife, a Public Health Master’s degree student 2018/2019. You are probably asking yourself, am I sure this is the right course for me? Well, my answer is YES!! First of all, not everyone has it all figured out. So, don’t be too hard on yourself. Public Health is all about… Read more »
One of the most relevant, slightly taboo topics at university is money. Let’s face it, university is expensive, from rent, to living costs to tuition fees. Although student finance is there to lend a helping hand, a lot of the time this just doesn’t stretch far enough to cover all necessary expenses. So, the simple… Read more »
As 2019 flies by, we are now approaching the time of year when many of you will be starting to think about replying to university offers on UCAS! Deciding on your firm and insurance choices can be a daunting and nerve-wracking decision to make, as after all we are talking about where you could be… Read more »
My name is Alejandra Toro, I am a 24-year-old psychology graduate from Colombia currently studying a Master’s in Nutrition and Behaviour at BU. I took a risk when I decided to undertake a degree in a field that was unknown for me, which, by the way, was scary at first. Nonetheless, this course caught my… Read more »
What does my offer mean? Once BU has made a decision on your application where you’ve successfully been offered a place to study with us, you’ll see one of the following entries via UCAS track as to the type of offer you’ve been given: Why is my offer higher than my predicted grades? Your offer… Read more »
Different students have different reasons for studying a Master’s degree. You might have a specific job in mind, for which a Master’s degree is often the next step or simply want to further your knowledge. In her latest vlog, Talya shares her reasons for choosing postgraduate study.
I have never been one of those people who have to see it to believe it. I like to think the world is a little more complex than that. Well – I say never – when it comes to my university experience, I am most certainly going to explore and see as much as I… Read more »
Have you used all your UCAS choices for university and still don’t have any offers? Luckily, you’re reading this blog – I’m going to explain everything you have to know about UCAS Extra and adding an extra university option. SO take a deep breath, relax -all will be ok I promise! What makes me… Read more »