Student Discount

By Natalie Smith 2nd year BU Student, LLB (Hons) Law You can get student discount in so many places it would take a whole blog to list them all! Some companies are willing to give you student discount; it is a big perk of being a student. Some stores will accept your student card as… Read more » about Student Discount

The big move

By Cassie Melrose BU Graduate, BA (Hons) Retail Management If you are moving away from home to come to uni you may feel a whole range of emotions. After speaking to my brother who told me it would be the best years of my life I was excited but at the same time seriously nervous…. Read more » about The big move

Part-time jobs

By Rebecca White 2nd year BU Student, BSc (Hons) Archaeology Getting a part-time job definitely helps with expenses. Student loans only go so far, and, too often, they’re running low by the time you’ve paid the rent. On the other hand, part-time jobs are not worth risking your degree. Try to find a job that… Read more » about Part-time jobs

Money saving tips…

Here are just a few tips to help you save money while at university; you will be surprised what can help: Shop around, don’t just go to one supermarket/shop Make a budget and stick to it. Include money for emergencies Draw out money each week and have that as the only money you can spend If you shop… Read more » about Money saving tips…

Life of a student

By Carlyle Collins 1st year BU student, BSc (Hons) Forensic Science At secondary school I was quite an active chap, I was involved in everything. Well not everything, but I did a lot, I played multiple sports and was involved in different societies. Could I possibly manage to maintain this level of involvement and obtain good grades… Read more » about Life of a student

Adjustment – Be prepared for A-level results day

If you’ve already applied through UCAS and are holding offers with your firm and insurance choice universities, do keep Adjustment in mind. Adjustment gives students who have done better than expected in their exams and met and exceeded the conditions of their firm choice, the opportunity to reconsider where and what to study. If on… Read more » about Adjustment – Be prepared for A-level results day


If you like to play hard and you want to unleash your competitive spirit then sportBU is the place for you, they have a fantastic range of activities and facilities. sportBU is open to students, staff members and the community all year round on a ‘pay and play’ membership basis. You should find everything you… Read more » about sportBU