Don’t forget to Follow us on Instagram for more news and international student stories! As a student pursuing my MA in Advertising, I have had the opportunity to engage in various exciting assignments that have broadened my understanding of the industry. Among these assignments, one stands out as my personal favourite: the Individual Creative Portfolio. This particular project… Read more » about Unleashing Creativity: My Favourite Thing About MA Advertising Course
This is a guest blog post written by Student Ambassador Erin Pinnell who is studying MA Scriptwriting. As someone who completed a drama undergraduate degree, I immediately felt a connection to scriptwriting. Many other MA courses do offer scriptwriting as a module; however, Bournemouth is one of the only universities to offer a course dedicated… Read more » about Why Erin chose MA Scriptwriting and what opportunities it’s provided… so far!
Being a university student is indeed a transformation in our life experience. For most of us, this would be our very first time living alone, away from our family. We need to learn how to be independent – feed ourselves, making sure our room in rental accommodations is comfy & safe as possible, socialising, keeping up… Read more » about 5 Healthy & Simple Recipes
Going to University is already a huge milestone that you achieve in your life, especially when you choose to move thousand of miles away from your home. Coming to a different country, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed. From making new friends to adjusting to the weather and the cultures. While at the same time, we… Read more » about Making the most of Uni Life as an International student at BU
Handling finances can be tricky, especially when you’ve moved to a new place. The currency is different, the prices of commodities are new and most students are dealing with a fixed budget – having to balance basic needs, school supplies as well as at least a little bit of a social life. This blog is… Read more » about Budgeting – A Student’s Financial Life-hacks
At the beginning….. The breakthrough of COVID-19 caught many off-guard. The sudden restrictions and changes to everyday life were unexpected. Whilst watching the fireworks in the sky and welcoming 2020 on the 1st of January, I did not expect such drastic changes that would reach us in a mere three months. The reality of isolation,… Read more » about Remote Studying – the Reality of 2020
Coming to Bournemouth University from a small town of Shimla, which lies in the foothills of the India-Himalayan Region, is one of the biggest steps I have taken in my life. This journey didn’t happen all at once. I had a series of small steps and friends all across the way that helped make it… Read more » about My Friendship Story!
Ten pieces of advice I would like to give as a fellow Indian Student in Media and Communication Courses (more or less also applicable to other courses and pathways): Research your journey. Before even leaving your home take a good look at your journey plan and try to find some interesting avenues. If a… Read more » about Ten pieces of advice as a fellow Indian Student
While degrees stand central in student lives, it is not all there is at BU. There are lots of clubs and societies that you can be a part of. Whether it is to have fun, learn a new sport or build your portfolio – SUBU, our student organisation, has a vast number of clubs and… Read more » about Clubs And Societies: Do What You Love At BU!
***This post was written before lockdown measures in the UK*** Hi guys! I’m Malvika Shahi and I’m doing my Masters in Creative Writing and Publishing at Bournemouth University. Transitioning into a different culture can seem hard but Bournemouth is so diverse and inclusive that you fall in love with the place and forget all… Read more » about A Day in my Life as an Indian PG Student (Pre Lockdown Life!)
Lockdown has changed lives completely. There is no doubt about it. Lots of us are missing our family, friends and all the things we could do before this pandemic began. However, thanks to the internet not everything is bad, and the staff at Bournemouth University have shown to be very supportive in this time. So… Read more » about Lockdown Life: Day of a EU Student
Ramadan is the holy month of fasting in the Islamic calendar, and Muslims globally look forward to it every year to take part. This year’s Ramadan is slightly different for many people around the world as the lock down has prevented the prayers in mosques and even the family/friends gatherings due to the coronavirus outbreak…. Read more » about All about Ramadan