Settling into university life Starting university, you quickly realise that it forces a level of independence and responsibility, which can be a massive change from home and for some students, a newfound sense of freedom. It is easy to get carried away with the late nights and lie-ins. I found that by the first few… Read more » about Reflecting on my first year: what would I do differently?
The anxiety of A-level results day has passed, and now you are fulfilling the next chapter of your education and life journey…. studying at university away from home. A new city, new study, new people, and new living – everything will be unfamiliar and exciting. Welcome to Bournemouth University! Where you will be studying… Read more » about Dear first years…. advice for starting your first year at BU from a second year student
Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram for more international news and stories! Hey there, fellow globetrotters! So, you’ve decided to embark on an epic journey as an international student in the UK? That’s totally awesome! Studying abroad is all about new adventures, culture shocks, and making unforgettable memories. But before you dive headfirst into this… Read more » about Packing essentials for international students in the UK within 46 kg luggage allowance limit!
Embarking on a university journey is a pivotal moment in any student’s life. When I set foot on the vibrant campus of Bournemouth University, little did I know that my experience would be elevated to extraordinary heights by becoming a Student Ambassador. In this blog, I want to share my personal journey as a Bournemouth… Read more » about Embracing opportunities: my journey as a Student Ambassador at BU
Embarking on a journey as an international student, I immersed myself in two distinct worlds of education: the United Kingdom and India. The contrasts in teaching styles and grading systems between these two countries have offered me invaluable insights into diverse approaches to learning. In the UK, education focuses on fostering critical thinking and independent… Read more » about Navigating education: a comparative look at UK and Indian teaching styles and grading systems
What to pack for university If you are reading this, you have either decided to go to university, or you are seriously considering it! When I found out I had a place at BU to study BA (Hons) Sociology, one of my first thoughts was about all the things I would need to get and… Read more » about What to pack for university
Hey everyone, I’m back with a vlog about how to feel at home at uni! I’ve got 5 tips on how to do this – I hope you find it useful 🙂
I’ll be honest, before coming to university I had no idea that student bank accounts were a thing, and so an article like this would have been quite useful! You might be thinking, what’s the point? I already have an account, why do I need another? One word: Freebies! Firstly let’s understand the difference between… Read more » about Everything you need to know about student bank accounts
At university, you will be exposed to a very different way of learning than you would have had in Secondary School and Sixth Form/College. Higher Education is more focused on independent learning and at BU, we like to see ourselves as colleagues and less as teachers and students. So what actually is the difference between… Read more » about Lecture vs Seminar?! What is the difference?
The first day of moving to your new university town will come, whether you’re excited, nervous, or secretly dreading it. There are lots of things to think about regarding the big move, and these are some of my top tips for getting through the first couple of weeks of adjusting to a new environment with… Read more » about The Big Move!
Don’t forget to Follow us on Instagram for more news and international student stories! Leaving behind the family and venturing into the unknown is a journey filled with mixed emotions for international students. As someone who has embarked on this path myself, I understand the profound longing for a sense of belonging. In this blog post, I will… Read more » about Finding a Sense of Belonging: Tips for International Students to Create a Home in the UK Away from Home
Don’t forget to Follow us on Instagram for more news and international student stories! Food has a remarkable ability to bridge cultures and bring people together. As an Indian student studying in the UK, I have discovered the joy of combining traditional Indian flavours with the local ingredients found in this beautiful country. In this blog post, I… Read more » about Fusion Delights: Blending Indian Flavors with Local Ingredients in the UK