Hello from Bournemouth! I am Jaime Gorman from Colorado, USA and currently on the MLit English programme at BU. At university, budgeting is very important! One of the best ways to save money is to utilise student discounts. There are many discounts available, but here are the ones that I use the most: Amazon Once… Read more »
Hi! It is Jaime again! As a current student on the MLit English programme at BU, my weekends are anything but typical. When an assignment deadline isn’t looming, I aim for my weekends to be as relaxing and stress-free as possible. Finding time to fit in fun whilst studying can be challenging, but I’ve found… Read more »
Renting private accommodation after spending your first year in University Halls can be quite an experience. You will probably start by choosing your roommates, visiting letting agents and checking property websites to find the cheapest and best place to live. One of my priorities while searching for my accommodation was to find a letting agent… Read more »
While finding time on a weekend where I’m not studying is rarer than I’d care to admit, there are a number of things that make my weekends in Bournemouth something to look forward to after a long week. One of my favourite things to do is to visit the coffee shop on the upper level… Read more »
Master’s student, Danielle Cook, tells her fellow students how she spends her weekends in Bournemouth and the surrounding area.
Moving to a new place and starting a Master’s degree was intimidating enough, and that was before I had even begun to think about finding a part-time job. I ended up landing a job as a Student Ambassador at the University, and now that I’ve settled into the swing of things a bit more, I… Read more »
Here is my student survival guide:
1. Sign up for University-Sponsored Trips Typically, once a month there will be a uni trip that is led by Discover Dorset. This is a good and safe way to get out of Bournemouth and see some sights. The tour will start off with the guide pointing out interesting things along the drive…. Read more »
1. Courses vs. Majors In the US, you have a choice of majors and minors. Majors and minors are subjects that you want to specialise in. US colleges and universities also require you to have what is known as ‘general educational units’. UK universities have you apply for one specific course and that course… Read more »
How far could we leggit? The question my best friends and I were determined to answer when we decided to embark on one of BU’s Raising And Giving (RAG) Society’s challenges: The ‘How Far Can You Leggit?’ Charity Hitchhike. Our challenge? To be the team who could get the furthest away from Bournemouth in just… Read more »
Bournemouth University student, Danielle Cook, gives some useful help and advice for international students about what to buy and where to buy it when coming to study in Bournemouth.
Bournemouth University student, Danielle Cook, gives some useful help and advice about what to pack as an international student coming to study in Bournemouth.