Dear students, How are you? Have you eaten, rested? Are you keeping well? I wanted to reach out to you during this time to acknowledge a few things about the current environment we are in. I too, am just another international student staying in my accommodation where my whole life resides. As much as I’m… Read more » about Dear Students…
This first semester of my master’s degree at Bournemouth University has been a true whirlwind! I’ve made friends, am working 2 part-time jobs, and completing my assignments. If you would like to gain insight into what your first semester could look like, or gain some tips and tricks, check out the video below!
Hiya, In today’s post I thought I’d give you some tips on how to balance everything. I think it’s so easy for uni to get hectic, you’re getting set a bunch of work whilst having to do all your cooking and cleaning as well as maintaining a social life and I think on certain busy… Read more » about Balancing it all (part-time work, studies and a social life)
The past year has been a year like no other. I’ve had so much more time to work on myself and spend more time on my hobbies. One of them is my music, which has become my greatest achievement! Find out more below!
It’s December and it seems that trees are up everywhere, lights are flashing away…it can only mean that Christmas is coming around again. Unfortunately, due to the current pandemic this year’s Christmas will be very different to ones we’ve had previously. But that does not mean it can’t be an enjoyable time. So here are… Read more » about How to have a great Christmas in lockdown
The first semester of BA Hons Multimedia Journalism for year two has been intense. As fun and interesting as the course is, I often felt like there is a lot going on around me. Part of that reason are due to all the other commitments I have made in my professional and personal life. As… Read more » about New Term, New Year: Tips to consider for what’s to come.
One of the best parts about international living is being able to exchange cultures and celebrations. As December progresses, we step into the time of Christmas festivities with bright lights, colourful decorations, and hot chocolates. As someone who doesn’t celebrate Christmas and come from Malaysia and Saudi Arabia where Christmas is not a common celebration,… Read more » about My first Christmas experience…
I first came to the UK in September, as the autumn season was beginning. I was lucky to experience the gentle transition from the warm, sunny summer to the cool winds, slowly having a chilly bite. Perhaps because of the nostalgia I have with being new in the country and starting a new university, I… Read more » about Winter in the UK and all the things it brings
Back in 2019 when I finally decided to come to Bournemouth University, I knew that the coming year was going to be different from everything I had ever known. From all the stories people tell about their time studying abroad, I had gathered that the year was going to be a new learning experience at… Read more » about The BU and UK Experience, and the Things I Learnt
This lockdown feels different to our first one back in March. Not only has the weather taken a colder, wetter and darker turn but for most of us, our motivation to get outside for our daily exercise has dwindled. However, keeping fit doesn’t have to feel like a chore and there are plenty of activities… Read more » about Keeping active throughout lockdown 2.0
How are you, really? We all know that being a uni student can be tough sometimes. Whatever the source of your feelings, it is important to remember to prioritise your wellbeing, both mental and physical. BU has a variety of wellbeing services available to students which you can make use of should you need to…. Read more » about What wellbeing support is available to me at BU and how can I use it?