Follow us on Instagram for more news and international student stories! As an international student, one of the most important decisions I had to make before starting my studies was choosing the right accommodation. After carefully considering my options, I ultimately decided to go with Lyme Regis House of Bournemouth University. In this blog post,… Read more » about Finding a Home Away from Home: Why did I choose BU accommodation?
A Day in the Life: Fasting in Ramadan at Bournemouth
Hello! In this vlog, I’d like to share with you guys my daily life of fasting here at Bournemouth 😊 Have a nice day! Ayra H.
PG level assignment fun
We all enjoy the assessments at university but some more than others. Essays, reports, literature reviews and all kinds of group projects at the postgrad level can be challenging whether you just finished your undergrad or are returning to study after several years. So let me tell you what to expect from PG level assignments… Read more » about PG level assignment fun
Being kind and supporting others
During this time of worry, isolation and uncertainty, it’s important more than ever to be kind and supportive of one another. As socialising becomes increasingly difficult (well non existent other than virtually), days feel like they are lasting forever! Here are a few tips on how you can show your love and support, help lift… Read more » about Being kind and supporting others
5 ways to celebrate the festive season on a student budget
Christmas is fast approaching, and as well as December deadlines and January exams, trying to budget over the festive season can be very difficult. But fear not – there are definitely ways to celebrate the holidays on a student budget! Each year my housemates and I find new and exciting activities that require minimum spending…… Read more » about 5 ways to celebrate the festive season on a student budget
The BU starter kit
Have you heard about the starter kit?! The starter kit is a nice little extra that you receive when you start university life at Bournemouth University! It offers new undergraduate students the choice of one of three starter kits to choose from. Whatever your personality, there is something for everyone. If you’re a homebody and… Read more » about The BU starter kit
Clearing Open Days
This is a guest blog by current student Nisa, who studies BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology and came through Clearing. Speaking from experience, please do not stress yourself out if you find yourself looking for a university through Clearing. At first the whole process might seem daunting and very stressful, but if you take it bit… Read more » about Clearing Open Days
Bournemouth’s best bars
Bournemouth is known for its social atmosphere and the vast number of bars, pubs and restaurants!!! Students of BU get to enjoy Bournemouth’s best bits just as much as any resident here. From the Student Union’s on campus bar, Dylan’s to the beach bar, Aruba, here is a list of Bournemouth’s Best Bars (in no… Read more » about Bournemouth’s best bars
Two wheels in the town: a cyclists guide to Bournemouth
With its 10-mile-long promenade, rich countryside and well-organised roads, Bournemouth offers a great place to hop on a bike to commute or explore, trust me!! With its eco-mind, the university fully supports you bringing your bike to the seaside and offers a variety of services to support you doing so, and to keep you and… Read more » about Two wheels in the town: a cyclists guide to Bournemouth
Give the Planet some LOVE
Just like all of us, the planet needs some LOVE too and GLOBAL WARMING is REAL (despite what Donald Trump says) and here at BU we are encouraged to be as environmentally friendly as possible. There are many ways YOU can have FUN this summer by SAVING our home. Recycling, reusing, reducing your carbon footprint…. Read more » about Give the Planet some LOVE
Which accommodation is best for you?
Which Accommodation Is Best For You? Choosing accommodation for university can be confusing with all the criteria to consider and it becomes a mine field when you can’t decide which one you like best. This simple little flow diagram quiz I’ve created, should help you narrow it down to at least one or two! Just… Read more » about Which accommodation is best for you?
A mature student living in halls
“Oh my god, no way! I’d never have thought that!” This is the response I receive every time I tell someone, usually begrudgingly, that I am classed as a mature student. This isn’t because I am blessed with youthful looks, it’s because university is actually an environment where people either just don’t notice or just… Read more » about A mature student living in halls