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Where to go when you’re in need of support

I feel this topic is an important one. At some point in our lives, we will all go through some form of worries, concerns, and challenges and will experience the need for professional support that doesn’t require an 18 month waiting list or a referral. I’m going to provide you with a list of up… Read more » about Where to go when you’re in need of support

Never be afraid to ask for help: my experiences with BU’s student support services

Admitting that you are struggling and may need some advice, or just a chance to vent is not as easy as it sounds. As a university student, it’s difficult to actually stop and realise that you are finding things difficult. The multitude of student support services available at BU have helped me through some personal… Read more » about Never be afraid to ask for help: my experiences with BU’s student support services

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How the BU Graduate Skills Programme helped my well-being and my career

Taking part in the BU Graduate Skills Programme has not only helped me think more in-depth about my future career options, but it has also aided my personal development by helping me learn about myself and focus more on my strengths. This has all been a key part of my life in the past year,… Read more » about How the BU Graduate Skills Programme helped my well-being and my career

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Making friends at university – a nursing student’s perspective

As we start university, some of us may have had friends we either grew up with, went to elementary school with, or even met during A-levels and have a friendship bond with. This all changes when university starts; we either join the same universities with them or, for some, part ways due to different university… Read more » about Making friends at university – a nursing student’s perspective

Reflecting on my first year: what would I do differently?

Settling into university life Starting university, you quickly realise that it forces a level of independence and responsibility, which can be a massive change from home and for some students, a newfound sense of freedom. It is easy to get carried away with the late nights and lie-ins. I found that by the first few… Read more » about Reflecting on my first year: what would I do differently?

Why I’m glad I joined a society in second year

Hey, I’m Lily, a TV Production student here at BU, and this vlog is my advice to you about joining clubs and societies at uni! I am so glad I got involved in more societies in my second year and put myself out there more – as it’s such a great way to meet new… Read more » about Why I’m glad I joined a society in second year

How I eat healthy and delicious food, while on a budget!

Buying and making food while at university is often very daunting. How do I know if this is cooked? What do I need to have on my plate to eat healthily? How much is this going to cost?! All of these questions appeared in my mind when I started university. So, to help you out,… Read more » about How I eat healthy and delicious food, while on a budget!