How to get work skills and experience for your personal statement

Boosting your CV and personal statement with different work skills and experiences can be a really good idea, placing yourself above those that may not have the experience but same level of education. Every year thousands of students finish school and college, but what sets you apart? If you’re competing against your peers and cohorts,… Read more » about How to get work skills and experience for your personal statement

Worried about feeling homesick? Here is some advice to cope with it

Hello guys. Today I am going to talk about a common issue we all experienced: homesickness. Homesickness can be a real struggle, whether you’re studying abroad for a year or volunteering for a couple of months in a different city or a country. We’ve all been there, trust me. This is my third time being… Read more » about Worried about feeling homesick? Here is some advice to cope with it

Arrivals quiz

This is a guest blog/quiz made by current student and blogger Alice. Lets get started… What kind of arrivals student are you? Question 1: It’s time to pack for the start of your very first term and you are…. A- Too nervous to pack! B- Pack? I haven’t even bought the essentials yet, arghhh! C-… Read more » about Arrivals quiz

My future. My time. My Clearing opportunity.

This is a guest blog by current student Grace Cookson studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing who applied through Clearing. My journey at Bournemouth University began in July last year. I was driving home from work when I saw a Clearing sign outside the main Talbot campus. I live locally. Going to university wasn’t something I… Read more » about My future. My time. My Clearing opportunity.

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How to get yourself out there

I can be an introvert at times. My advice for anyone who feels similarly; push yourself and say yes. Watch my vlog to find out how I got myself out of my room, meeting new people, making the best of my time as a student at BU.

Places you can go in Bournemouth with your UNIBUS pass

So if you don’t already know, there are literally tons of places to explore and visit as a student when at Bournemouth University. If you book halls for your first year, the majority offer an annual bus pass which is included in the price of your rent. When you look at the accommodation pages you’ll… Read more » about Places you can go in Bournemouth with your UNIBUS pass