The virtual voluntary project on sustainability and how it made my summer break more meaningful

Summer break is not only a great time for us to relax but also opens unique opportunities to learn and develop new skills and meet new people. To make my first summer break in the UK more memorable, I applied for a 3-week virtual voluntary project with the People & Planet and participated in a… Read more »

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Santander’s scholarship and Pagoda Project digital skills internship; my brief account.

Pagoda Project I came across the Pagoda Project’s skills programme as a student of LL.M (international commercial law) at Bournemouth University. Initially, I had chosen to study for Master of Laws as an international student at Bournemouth University (BU) because of the school reputation for supporting their graduates in the process of securing post-study placements… Read more »

Affordable living costs in Bournemouth – 5 tips for international students

Like many international students living and studying abroad for the first time, I was struggled at first to manage my living costs when I came to the UK. After few months of adjusting to my new life, I have experienced and collected some useful tips that may help new students prepare for their upcoming journeys… Read more »

The first few days: 3 tips to settling in

Moving to university is an entire experience on its own. You have traveled the distance, you have your belongings in bags, and you have just stepped into your accommodation. Now you are here and classes have not yet begun, so you may start to feel the sense of “what now?”  I have personally met an… Read more »

What to pack for uni

Melly has prepared a super helpful list of essentials to pack for moving into university accommodation. From bedding – to everything you need for the kitchen –  Melly has it covered in this vlog, as well as some tips for other random stuff you may not have considered.