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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 »

A BU Maintenance Bursary made all the difference for Megan’s student experience

Guest blogger Megan Duckworth talks about student finance and the non-repayable BU Maintenance Bursary. The freedom and amazing new life experiences in which university gives you can be so exciting and enjoyable, however there are also some daunting factors which come with this new level of independence, including money. I joined Bournemouth University to study… Read more »

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 »