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How bursaries have impacted my HE journey

Grants, bursaries, loans and scholarships! It can be so overwhelming starting university and wondering how you’ll be able to afford to support yourself whilst studying. Bournemouth University offers two bursaries to students that are eligible to coincide with your student loan. The first one I’m going to run through is the BU Maintenance Bursary. I’ve… Read more » about How bursaries have impacted my HE journey

Your Postgraduate Studies at BU; Tips on your Application as an International Student.

BU as your choice! Now that you have chosen Bournemouth University (BU) as your next place of education and development. You may have the assurance of the quality of postgraduate (PG) training being offered in various courses of studies by an array of disciplined but caring faculties with multicultural backgrounds at BU. In subsequent paragraphs,… Read more » about Your Postgraduate Studies at BU; Tips on your Application as an International Student.

In 2022 I am looking forward to…

As we begin the new year, I have an alternative version of a new years resolution in mind. After years of attempting to set a goal at the start and failing to achieve it, I have instead set a view of what this year is going to look like. Seeing the final destination to where… Read more » about In 2022 I am looking forward to…

Exploring Bournemouth, Poole and the surrounding areas

Wondering what there is to do in and around Bournemouth that doesn’t involve Bournemouth’s nightlife? This blog will fill you in on activities and days out Dorset and the surrounding area’s has to offer. Bournemouth is known for its golden sandy beach, which is voted the 20th best beach globally and 5 best in Europe… Read more » about Exploring Bournemouth, Poole and the surrounding areas

My Student Ambassador Experience

It was the summer before my first year of university in 2019, I received an email on a job position about becoming a student ambassador. It was intriguing and it was exciting to get an opportunity to work, so I decided to apply. Now, three years on I create blog and vlog content, answer questions… Read more » about My Student Ambassador Experience

Summer Internship in the UK – International Students

Finding placement can be scary and tough, believe me, it took me months to secure a role. As I’m doing BA (Hons) Sociology and Social Anthropology, we have a choice of doing a year of placement (meaning my degree would be 4 years) or just 3 years course. For the sake of finding more work… Read more » about Summer Internship in the UK – International Students

Running the last lap: Tips for final year

You’ve made it to the final September of your degree. The last months until you hit graduation. The final lap of the race. After the year of lockdown and zoom calls, returning back to everyday life can be very demanding and tiring. Final year is the bittersweet living of wanting to do everything you can… Read more » about Running the last lap: Tips for final year

My journey to win 50% tuition fee discount – my postgraduate scholarship story at Bournemouth University

Studying in the UK had always been my dream until the day it finally came true, thanks to the Faculty of Media and Communication’s Executive Dean’s Scholarship. My journey to apply for a master’s programme started in 2019 after two years of working in several positions in marketing and communications. Lacking an academic background in… Read more » about My journey to win 50% tuition fee discount – my postgraduate scholarship story at Bournemouth University

Preparing for my first winter in the UK as an international student – discover my winter survival kit

As the chilly weather is at my doorstep, days are getting dark sooner and seeing my breath more vividly in the cold, I can feel my first winter in the UK is close. UK winter can be challenging, especially for an international student coming from a tropical country like Vietnam like me. However, by preparing… Read more » about Preparing for my first winter in the UK as an international student – discover my winter survival kit

Making a difference to your community whilst at university

Whilst at university, it is a great time to be able to add to your CV and explore all your interests and opportunities by volunteering. There are so many great and diverse options to volunteer, from overseas volunteering, to helping your local community right on your doorstep. It’s a great way to show future employers… Read more » about Making a difference to your community whilst at university