ResLifeBU – Who are we and what do we do?!

Feeling a little apprehensive about moving away from home? Wondering how your going to meet new people when you arrive? ResLifeBU have you covered. In 2016 BU launched ResLife, to help create a lively, friendly and supportive community for new students in BU accommodation. So, at every BU managed Halls of Residence a team of… Read more » about ResLifeBU – Who are we and what do we do?!

Adult nursing student Kayleigh highlights the positives among the negative press

This is a guest blog by current student Kayleigh Lewis, studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. I am a ‘mature student’, in my final year of adult nursing. I have many years of experience working in a hospital setting and nursing is all I have ever wanted to do. I knew it would be tough, but I… Read more » about Adult nursing student Kayleigh highlights the positives among the negative press

Health & Social Care students

Nursing degrees at BU – what are they really like?

With a variety of nursing degrees available at BU, it’s important that you pick the course that is right for you. Nursing students Edward (BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing), Coral (BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing) and Sian (BSc (Hons) Children’s and Young People’s Nursing) tell us what they enjoy about their course and discuss the similarities… Read more » about Nursing degrees at BU – what are they really like?

Learning the importance of wine in the dining experience

This is a guest blog by current student Stella Silvente studying BA(Hons) International Hospitality Management. When telling people your major is in Hospitality it instantly serves this perception that you’re studying to become a hotelier or even a restaurateur which, are two very fantastic careers to find yourself in. However, for myself, this degree is… Read more » about Learning the importance of wine in the dining experience

Work placement success at IBM

This is a guest blog by Gemma Griffin, a BA (Hons) Business Studies graduate. I completed my work placement at IBM on London’s South Bank, working in the Product Marketing team. As part of my role, I helped to implement marketing strategies from our worldwide team into the UK & Ireland team, developing training initiatives to improve collaboration between… Read more » about Work placement success at IBM

Why I chose MSc Nutrition and Behaviour at BU

My name is Alejandra Toro, I am a 24-year-old psychology graduate from Colombia currently studying a Master’s in Nutrition and Behaviour at BU. I took a risk when I decided to undertake a degree in a field that was unknown for me, which, by the way, was scary at first. Nonetheless, this course caught my… Read more » about Why I chose MSc Nutrition and Behaviour at BU

My international work placement in Malaysia

This is a guest blog by current student Emily Poulton, studying BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology. In January 2018, two other students from my course and I travelled to Malaysia for a month-long placement dedicating our time and efforts working with a small selection of outreach workers from an organisation called AIDS Action & Research Group (AARG). Our aim? To help… Read more » about My international work placement in Malaysia

The European Cyber Security challenge

This is a guest blog featuring Sophia McCall, studying BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Management. We’re proud of the achievements of all of our students, and are always pleased when their undoubted skills and abilities are recognised by others too. Second year BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Management student Sophia McCall is the latest example of a BU computing… Read more » about The European Cyber Security challenge