Little things I love about living in the UK

People say the first impression lasts, and I think it applies to my study experience in the UK. It has been a few weeks since I finished my postgraduate study in MA Marketing Communications at BU, but everything still feels surreal to me. Little have I realised how fast time has passed and how much… Read more »

Swimming at Kimmeridge Bay

The new episode on my “international friends” series

  One of the most significant reasons for me to choose the UK for my master’s degree year was higher multiculturality compared to other European countries. According to my experience as an international student in the UK, I can say that the UK education system tries to improve its cultural diversity vision in many areas…. Read more »

Kage's first year experience

How I’ve found my first year at BU

Hey I’m nearly at the end of my first year and I feel like I’ve learned so much and can’t wait to come back in September! Hope you like my latest vlog where I share my first-year experience and provide some top tips along the way for your first year. Kage 🙂

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 »

Packing your life in under 23kgs: Top tips for international students

Planning your packing  Packing for University is hard enough without having to worry about how much your stuff weighs. For international students, the airline dictates every aspect of what you pack including what items are allowed, how much it can weigh, and the size. After my experience I have determined a few top tips for… Read more »