Life in Bournemouth as an Indian student

I am from India, a country that is very well-known for its rich culture and heritage. After completing my undergraduate, I decided to move abroad to pursue higher education, for which I chose Bournemouth University. Bournemouth is a coastal resort town on the south coast of England. It is a place booming with opportunity, due… Read more »

How the support of my Faculty Learning Development team has helped me to best perform in my academic work

Before starting my master’s programme at BU, I used to work in the industry for three years. At the beginning of my journey at BU, I used to worry that the academic gap and difference in teaching methods would make my study in the UK more challenging. Little did I know that with the great… Read more »

My international student journey from “I don’t want to go out because the weather is too cold” to “I can live here forever!”

My international student journey from “I don’t want to go out because the weather is too cold” to “I can live here forever!”   I remember the first week I moved to Bournemouth from Istanbul/Turkey. Istanbul is a city where you can see the sun almost every day, even in winter! That is why at… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »