Overcoming exam pressure at university

My name is Charlotte, I am a first year studying BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism at BU. I have just finished some of my exams and I wanted to share my experience and give some advice on handling the pressure of exams and the support available. The first tip I found helpful was to set aside… Read more » about Overcoming exam pressure at university

Day in my life writing my dissertation

Spend the day with me writing my dissertation

Hey guys, I’m Lily and in this vlog, I take you with me to write my dissertation as a TV Production student! A few real day in my life when studying as a final year at uni! I also talk through my dissertation topic which may be interesting to you if you’re considering TV Production… Read more » about Spend the day with me writing my dissertation

Perks of being a Student Ambassador

Hi! My name is Andrew, and I have been a Student Ambassador at Bournemouth University since June 2023. In this blog, I am going to talk about my favourite perks of being a Student Ambassador, in no particular order! Flexible work around your studies & other commitments One of the best parts of being a… Read more » about Perks of being a Student Ambassador

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Best LGBTQ+ spots in Bournemouth

For years, Bournemouth has had a reputation for being gay-friendly, with lots of LGBTQ+ spots and events to offer. If you’re just arriving at university, or you’re a third year dipping your toes in the water for the first time, here are some great LGBTQ+ spaces to start with. While Flirt CafĂ© isn’t an exclusively… Read more » about Best LGBTQ+ spots in Bournemouth

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What it’s like living alone for the first time at uni

I’m back with another vlog! 😁 This time, I’m chatting through what it’s like to live alone in first year – which is a big change if you’ve not lived away from home before. It’s really exciting but there can be challenge – I talk through all of that and hopefully set your mind at… Read more » about What it’s like living alone for the first time at uni

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A mature fish out of water – my undergrad experience as a mature student

If you’re anything like me, you find yourself watching a video for a moment too long on social media, and suddenly you are part of that algorithm… for me, it was Gary Vaynerchuck, better known on his socials as Gary Vee. Before I knew it, I was being screamed at in a high-pitched voice about… Read more » about A mature fish out of water – my undergrad experience as a mature student

Advice on how to choose a university

Thinking about the future can be daunting (I know – stressful and confusing!) especially when you have recently chosen your A-level subjects, or BTEC’s. Sometimes, you could want a change in career by the end of your A-levels and this is completely normal being young. Heads up – you don’t necessarily need to pursue a… Read more » about Advice on how to choose a university

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Three clubs to try in the New Year, and why societies can help you!

2024 is here, and a new year is a great reason to try new things! When I first moved away from home, I struggled to find my feet and places I belonged, but my university experience got so much better when I started getting involved with everything Bournemouth has to offer. I became much happier… Read more » about Three clubs to try in the New Year, and why societies can help you!