An enjoyable comparison of Turkish and British culture – My adaptation so far – Part I

Hello everyone. I am Talya and I am studying MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology at BU. I wanted to write an enjoyable piece, comparing the Turkish and British life as an international student from Turkey. Let’s get started, shall we? The culture Coming from a collectivistic culture, it is really interesting to see the differences between… Read more »

Choosing my own path

Why BU is a question my parents kept asking me during my entire gap year preparing for university. My high school grades were high enough to immediately get me accepted for an engineering course in what my family and I think is the best private university in Egypt, yet I chose to come here all… Read more »

My placement experience

This is a guest blog by Will Eamer, a current student studying BA (Hons) Marketing and Communications. As yet another Christmas fast approaches and we are all left wondering where the time went, I thought it would be a great time to reflect on my placement experience so far. First of all, a brief background… Read more »

From postgraduate student to author

My name is Katrin and I am a writer. Let me tell you the story about how I found that out. I‘ve always been fascinated with letters and words. How you can use letters to form words in so many languages, and how you can then use those words to create magic. You can create… Read more »

George’s overview of Corfe House accommodation

We offer loads of great accommodation options both on and off-campus. One of our Halls is Corfe House, based in Poole and with frequent bus connections to the Talbot Campus. George has put together this video of some of the highlights of Corfe House, where is is currently a resident.

Joshua’s story – why I chose BU

Joshua completed his MA Directing Film and Television this year so we quizzed him about his BU experience. What was your main reason for studying a postgraduate qualification? To learn more about directing within the context of an industry work environment. Why did you choose BU? Because it is one of the highest ranked media… Read more »

Overcoming challenges

Isla’s a recent BU graduate and is currently working as Marketing and Events Assistant at BU. In this blog, she reveals the ups and downs of getting to uni… Rewind to September 2014 and there’s me, sat up in bed, the night before heading off to BU to study BA (Hons) Events Management, absolutely freaking… Read more »