As an Indian student living in the UK, I have always been fascinated by the rich cultural traditions and customs of other countries. The Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival, is one such tradition that has always caught my attention. The Lunar New Year is based on the… Read more » about The History of Lunar New Year
How I became TIGA’s Graduate of the Year
Pratiksha is a BSc (Hons) Games Design graduate and was named by TIGA, the trade association representing the video games industry, as Graduate of the Year. In her guest blog she tells us how she’s found studying at BU, what it’s like to be a woman in the video games industry and what it was… Read more » about How I became TIGA’s Graduate of the Year
What facilities you have access to as a BA (Hons) Media Production student
At BU, we have a vast range of facilities in every aspect of production and post-production at your disposal for your projects. From Sound Mixing and Editing, to Cameras and even a cinema room, in this blog, I will be showing you around the amazing facilities that BU has to offer! After Pre-Production, where you… Read more » about What facilities you have access to as a BA (Hons) Media Production student
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – in Bournemouth!
It’s nearly time. Yes, it is nearly CHRISTMAS!!! I may be just a little bit excited. Nothing is more homely and warming than the festive period in Bournemouth. So what is so good you say? Well first of all if you like lights and decorations you will love the town centre. Bournemouth lights and decorations… Read more » about It’s the most wonderful time of the year – in Bournemouth!
Why I chose BU
You might be looking at your choices of universities and come across Bournemouth Uni as an option or you may have heard of Bournemouth or even live in the area but are still not sure where you want to go. So here are some of the reasons that I chose BU to complete not one… Read more » about Why I chose BU
The lowdown on undergraduate student finance for 2023 entry
Every now and then we ask our advisers in the Future Students Enquiry Team to share their top tips on key topics. Here’s their latest one about all things student finance for undergraduates. What financial help can I get? Tuition Fee Loans to cover the full cost of your course. This is a loan you… Read more » about The lowdown on undergraduate student finance for 2023 entry
My top preparation tips ahead of an Open Day
Hello. In this vlog, I share my top tips for how to get the most out of a uni Open Day visit. For example, the sorts of things to look out for whilst at the uni, and preparing yourself for what you want to get out of your day. Hope it’s helpful!
Anna’s BFX Festival Volunteer Experience
Second-year BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art & Design student, Anna Shellswell, volunteered her time during this year’s BFX Festival hosted by Bournemouth University. In this guest blog, she tells us all about her experiences. Day 1: I was so eager to volunteer at the BFX Festival that I supported some of the pre-event preparations. I… Read more » about Anna’s BFX Festival Volunteer Experience
My advice on part-time work as a uni student
Hiya 👋 Here’s my latest vlog and it’s all about the type of jobs available to BU university students. I have three different part-time jobs (Tech Staff at the Old Fire Station, Student Ambassador, and freelance work) and I’ve shared my tips on where to find jobs and the benefits of part-time work 🙂
My tips for attending an Open Day
If you’re thinking about applying to a university but would like to find out more then an Open Day is a great way to start. When planning for an Open Day, it can take some preparation to get organised and decide where you need to be and when. It’s worth looking at the Open Day… Read more » about My tips for attending an Open Day
My advice for writing your personal statement
Writing your personal statement is difficult, especially as you are talking about yourself! In this blog, I will… tell you what a Personal Statement is, how to talk about yourself in the best way possible, share a simple structure to help you start your statement and give you my 5 top tips for writing your… Read more » about My advice for writing your personal statement
Helping to make the world a better place with a BU Psychology degree
Brad Powell is a BU BSc (Hons) Psychology graduate. He is now a Trainee Clinical Psychologist and he and his fiance Ash, also a Trainee Clinical Psychologist, have created a YouTube channel sharing their journeys, insights and experiences, with the goal to increase access into the psychological professions and helping to make the world a… Read more » about Helping to make the world a better place with a BU Psychology degree