Finance… what’s it all about?!

It’s always a good option to do a bit of number crunching when you’re considering going to University… to save you a headache though we thought we’d give you a hand and hopefully put your minds at ease. In September 2012 the fees Universities in England are allowed to charge nearly trebled from £3375 to… Read more »

How to write a great personal statement

Writing a personal statement can be quite daunting, but knowing the best things to include will definitely make your application stand out. UCAS have a great video explaining what is involved in writing a great personal statement and we thought it was definitely worth sharing! Admissions teams want applicants to demonstrate a real love and… Read more »

Understanding UCAS

If you’re looking to start university in Sept 2013, getting your head around UCAS (University Central Admissions Service) early will make the process of applying to university much easier. All applications to UK universities comes through UCAS and it is a great way to research which ones across the country offer the subjects or courses you’re… Read more »

Life in Bournemouth

With all exams finally over, we are starting to think about how we can spend our rainy summer this year! We all know that Bournemouth and Poole have great beaches, and there is always so much happening in the area it’s no wonder that so many graduates stay here once they’ve finished their course. Throughout… Read more »

What have we got for you?

For any one who has visited our Talbot Campus recently, you will have seen the extensive works taking place to rejuvenate our facilities and the campus. It’s going to look amazing for the start of term! Our IT facilities are currently being upgraded so our computers will be quicker, the programmes more up-to-date, and the… Read more »

Open Day Follow Up!

Thanks to everyone who came to our Open Days over the weekend, we hope you found it really useful and had a chance to get all of your questions answered. There’s loads of things changing and improving here at BU at the moment, and one of those things is our Talbot Campus, and we wanted… Read more »


Hi, I’m Nic and I look after Undergraduate Recruitment for BU. This year is the big one! We know that whilst it’s exciting, planning to go to university can sometimes be a daunting process. I’m one of a team of BU staff bloggers who will be sharing advice and guiding you through what you need… Read more »