A special note to the women who inspire me

As International Women’s Day approaches, I would like to take this special occasion to show my gratitude for all the women who inspire, support, and accompany me in my growth journey. Had it not been for their support, I could not have had the motivation to go this far and achieve different milestones in life…. Read more » about A special note to the women who inspire me

My top three podcasts to nurture happiness and mental health while studying abroad

What are the simple things you can do to make your everyday life a little better? How to deal with negative emotions while being alone? What can we do to find peace in mind? If you are also looking for answers to these questions, follow me to discover the three podcasts that help nurture my… Read more » about My top three podcasts to nurture happiness and mental health while studying abroad

Understand the UK job market – tips from BU Career team to prepare for my future job

Being part of the job market is the first step to building your career plan. Given the profound impact of the global pandemic, the job market is changing at an ever-faster pace. Especially for international graduates, understanding the UK’s job market will help you become more employable. Here are some tips that the BU Career… Read more » about Understand the UK job market – tips from BU Career team to prepare for my future job

Opportunities to build intercultural competence while studying at Bournemouth University

Being able to work across cultures is an increasingly necessary skill for graduates to impress employers in the competitive job market. Building intercultural competence while studying at university will benefit your career in the future. What is intercultural competence, and what are the opportunities to build these skills? Follow me to discover more! What is… Read more » about Opportunities to build intercultural competence while studying at Bournemouth University

My study exchange experience in Lille, France

BSc (Hons) Marketing student Iulia Iordanescu completed a study exchange semester at EDHEC Business School in Lille, France during the 2020-2021 academic year. She shares her experience of studying in France during the Covid-19 pandemic. “The French educational system is very different from ours. After French high school students take their Baccalaureate and have two… Read more » about My study exchange experience in Lille, France

Two female students smile wearing their graduation robes and hats

Everything you need to know about the new Graduate visa

Did you know international students who have completed a degree in the UK can apply to stay and work in the UK for up to two years? The new Graduate Route visa is a fantastic opportunity for international graduates of UK universities. As a student who will graduate in June 2022, I have received lots… Read more » about Everything you need to know about the new Graduate visa

How BU becomes a second home for international students

Being away from home for the first time could be overwhelming for many students. Like many other international students, I want my time studying abroad to be memorable, yet it still took me a while to adapt to a new environment in the UK. I am always grateful for the support that I have received… Read more » about How BU becomes a second home for international students

Life as a student paramedic during the pandemic

The following blog is written by Katie Ball, who is a third year student studying BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science. She reflects on her achievements and challenges on this course and whilst on placement.  I’m Katie and I am currently a third year at BU studying BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science. I started my student paramedic journey… Read more » about Life as a student paramedic during the pandemic

My first Lunar New Year away from home as an international student

Lunar New Year is the most important holiday in many Asia countries based on the lunar calendar. It is a special occasion to be with your loved ones, looking back to what you have achieved over the past year and looking forward to good things ahead. 2022 marks my first year celebrating Lunar New Year… Read more » about My first Lunar New Year away from home as an international student

Law

What next? Deciding your Career Path after Graduating from BU Law.

Now that you have graduated! You must have been congratulated for a job well done; to be candid postgraduate programme generally are rigorous. Particularly Master of Laws (LL.M) entails personal research and development alongside the requirement to fulfill some hours of attendance of seminars and lectures. As an international student, the competition is higher, therefore,… Read more » about What next? Deciding your Career Path after Graduating from BU Law.