My experience of living in Halls as a Nursing student

My name is Tibaaga Stacey. I am a second-year student nurse. I once lived in the Cranbourne House Halls, which had a mix of healthcare students and other students completing different courses. My flat consisted of seven ensuite rooms with a shared kitchen. The contracts ranged from 40 weeks to 41 weeks, 42 weeks to… Read more » about My experience of living in Halls as a Nursing student

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My nursing placement in Ghana through the Turing Scheme

My name is Emily, I am currently a second-year BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing student. I chose to study here because they offered the course I was interested in and the location was close to home, essential due to being a mum. When I heard that BU were offering an overseas placement in year 2, I… Read more » about My nursing placement in Ghana through the Turing Scheme

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How studying Ecology and Wildlife Conservation at BU took me to work at North Bali Conservation

I chose to study BSc (Hons) Ecology & Wildlife and Conservation at Bournemouth University as I found the course to be an excellent broad overview of many topics surrounding environmentalism and conservation. It offers knowledge in a range of fields that will allow you to narrow your focus of study on a niche area that… Read more » about How studying Ecology and Wildlife Conservation at BU took me to work at North Bali Conservation

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Saying yes to study abroad opportunities at university

At the beginning of 2023, I made a resolution that would change the course of my year: saying “yes” more often. The simple commitment I made to myself wasn’t just about trying different things or exploring new places, it was a promise to myself that I would try to leave my comfort zone, meet new… Read more » about Saying yes to study abroad opportunities at university

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How I spent five weeks in Fiji through the Turing Scheme funding at BU

My name is Mia, I am 23 and I am a current final year BA (Hons) Social Work student at Bournemouth University. I spent five weeks in Fiji, on a Youth Empowerment Project with Think Pacific through funding with the Turing Scheme. Ever since I was a teenager, I always knew that I wanted to… Read more » about How I spent five weeks in Fiji through the Turing Scheme funding at BU

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My hospitality placement experience in Melbourne, Australia

My name is Kacey Woods, I am currently on my placement year, studying BA (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management. I am currently carrying out a ‘split placement’ over two different organisations in Melbourne, Australia. I have just completed my first placement; as conference and events intern at the Sofitel Melbourne-On- Collins in Melbourne, Australia…. Read more » about My hospitality placement experience in Melbourne, Australia

Navigating university life: things I wish I knew before I arrived

University for many people is a new experience, and in the time approaching your transition, other students will offer their experiences as encouragement for you to be prepared and know what to expect. Embarking on the journey to university can be a daunting yet an exhilarating prospect. Now being 3 years into my degree, I… Read more » about Navigating university life: things I wish I knew before I arrived

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My trip to Chennai, India, as part of the Turing Scheme at BU

I’m Gabriella Maraschin and I have just returned from my trip to Chennai, India, as part of the Turing Scheme at BU. I am about to begin my 3rd year studying BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy at Bournemouth University. I chose Bournemouth University because they support and welcome international students (like myself) and they are a… Read more » about My trip to Chennai, India, as part of the Turing Scheme at BU

My advice to you – what I wish I had known before starting university

Before beginning life at Bournemouth University, there were a few things I wasn’t prepared enough for. When you first view your timetable, you might not be at uni a lot of the week. This time is to ensure you can complete the reading that is required for your course. Make sure you leave enough space… Read more » about My advice to you – what I wish I had known before starting university

My top 5 day trips near Bournemouth

University is the perfect time to explore new places and there are so many incredible sights near Bournemouth that you should check out! Here are a few of my favourite day trips… Durdle Door: A world heritage site situated on the Jurassic Coast, Durdle Door is a natural limestone arch on a gorgeous pebble beach…. Read more » about My top 5 day trips near Bournemouth