My experience of BU’s welfare support services

Throughout my studies at Bournemouth University, I have been aware of how much welfare support BU offers for students. Going through half of my second year studying Sociology and Social Anthropology, here are some of the support services that I have personally used. Health and wellbeing. There’s student wellbeing providing counselling for students. I went… Read more »

Managing a student budget

This is a guest blog by Sirin Arif, who is studying BSc (Hons) Design Engineering. I joined BU in 2019 to study Design Engineering. I moved from London to Bournemouth getting away from the city but also from my job and my most loved sport, kayaking. I am an athlete competing in marathon and sprint… Read more »

Student finance

What financial help can I get? Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course. This is a loan you will eventually pay back. Maintenance loan. This provides you with financial support throughout the year. At BU this is called the BU Maintenance Bursary and you are given a prepaid card which is… Read more »

Budgeting – A Student’s Financial Life-hacks

Handling finances can be tricky, especially when you’ve moved to a new place. The currency is different, the prices of commodities are new and most students are dealing with a fixed budget – having to balance basic needs, school supplies as well as at least a little bit of a social life. This blog is… Read more »