LGBT Pride Month is here and runs all throughout the month of June. A month to shed light onto the community and all the challenges, progression, icons, and history of the community. However in the earlier days May, SUBU and the part-time officers for the LGBTQ+ community work together to create BU’s pride event. A… Read more » about Showing our Pride at BU
My journey from home to Bournemouth had been extremely exhausting with over 20 hours spent flying and dragging my luggage. The days following it were to be spent quarantining in my BU accommodation in accordance with the government guidelines. I was told by ResLife that we would be provided with a basic isolation pack. To… Read more » about How ResLifeBU helped me adjust to life in a new country
Studying process can be overwhelming when you have so many things to do. Personally, I sometimes prefer to study in different places if I get bored with the same area. Here is a list of some of my favourite study areas if you want to discover new spots: 1. Waterstones café: Yes, everyone knows Waterstones… Read more » about My favourite study places in Bournemouth: less-known best spots for studying
So, imagine you made it into Bournemouth University, or are a student already. When you hear “student life”, what things come to your mind first? Something frivolous and light-headed, and it’s more that understandable, we, students all do that! But I would like to go a bit more creative, and tell you about some different… Read more » about Things to do in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. Mindful ways to spend your time.
I must confess that I was a little bit worried before Ramadan started this year. Although it was not going to my first Ramadan away from home, I am used to spend Ramadan in Turkey. Therefore, at the beginning of the Ramadan I went to Turkey for two weeks. It was a such a wonderful… Read more » about Spending Ramadan in Bournemouth: Breaking fast with friends and Eid!
Sousdey everyone! Hello everyone! (Sousdey means Hello in Khmer) Well, where should I begin – I don’t know how to capture this in a few sentences. But let me try. Born and raised in a remote village in Cambodia, my life has been nothing but adventurous since a very young age. From living in a… Read more » about From Angkor Wat to Bournemouth – A Chevening Scholar’s Story
Introduction Being an international student, understandably, can be a pretty exciting experience, with so many expectations and unknowns lying ahead of you, as someone who is an international student myself, I would like to have my say about what support is available for people from different countries, comig to us and share my experience of… Read more » about Being an international student at BU
The convenient location on campus, reasonable student membership fee, regular class schedules, and friendly instructors and staff are why I chose to register for Yoga classes at SportBU. If you are looking for a place to stay healthy and find balance, I’d highly recommend this experience. Great location to overcome my laziness Since I moved… Read more » about How SportBU Yoga classes have helped me stay healthy and find balance
Currently, Muslims around the world are preparing for the annual holy month of Ramadan. This one month long event holds significant importance to the Muslim community. This month Muslims will be fasting, which is a participation of complete abstinence of food, water, and other particular acts. Fasting happens everyday and starts from the break of… Read more » about The upcoming month of Ramadan
I am from India, a country that is very well-known for its rich culture and heritage. After completing my undergraduate, I decided to move abroad to pursue higher education, for which I chose Bournemouth University. Bournemouth is a coastal resort town on the south coast of England. It is a place booming with opportunity, due… Read more » about Life in Bournemouth as an Indian student
My international student journey from “I don’t want to go out because the weather is too cold” to “I can live here forever!” I remember the first week I moved to Bournemouth from Istanbul/Turkey. Istanbul is a city where you can see the sun almost every day, even in winter! That is why at… Read more » about My international student journey from “I don’t want to go out because the weather is too cold” to “I can live here forever!”
As most people at BU would say, there are many things to love about BU and Bournemouth as a town. I have loved my time here so far, and I am rather sad that to be leaving in 4 months. In my first year I didn’t join anything – and I did regret this. BU… Read more » about What I love about Bournemouth University!