As a first-time international student, there were many new things for me to learn, from flying solo to setting foot in a foreign land and embarking on a new phase of life. Let me take you through some things that I found helpful and would recommend. Assuming that you already have an offer at hand… Read more » about Get, set, fly!
This guest blog from Aila talks about her experiences of working abroad in Germany as part of her placement year as an International Sales and Marketing intern. Welcome to my international placement year blog. My name is Aila and I am a level 5 student, who is studying International Business studies (now BA (Hons) International… Read more » about Spending my placement year in Germany
As summer was approaching I was super nervous and at the same time excited about applying for multiple jobs at multiple companies for my placement year. For sure, it was a roller coaster ride. I did not know where to get started and had suffered many setbacks but in the end, all of it was… Read more » about How I got a paid placement in UK as an international student….
Studying at Bournemouth University provides students with endless opportunities to discover our potential and best prepare for our future. Thanks to the Turing Scheme funding, I have just had one of the best summers with valuable experience in Amsterdam that I will never forget. In this blog, I will walk you through my journey of… Read more » about My unforgettable summer experience in Amsterdam with Turing Scheme funding
This guest blog has been written by Javairia Saeed who came from Pakistan to study Msc Medical Imaging with Management at Bournemouth University. Before studying at BU, I had been working as a Sonographer in Tawam Hospital, UAE for the past six years. I was seeking for a well-designed, comprehensive postgraduate programme to further my… Read more » about Coming to BU as an international student
If you are planning on bringing your family to Bournemouth whilst you study please make sure you read our web pages which contain important information about school admissions and nuseries, accommodation, medical care and more. Getting an accommodation that will suit my family was challenging. I’m so glad, I came first to the UK before… Read more » about My Family’s Accommodation Triumphs
Solar Calendar – Let’s Observe the Moon! Have you ever come across the various types of calendars? The solar calendar, which is currently used in western countries, is not the only calendar system. The lunar calendar follows the monthly phases of the moon and has been used by many Asian countries in the past, including… Read more » about Following the Moon: Islamic New Year!
Hey, In this video, I take you through my first few weeks in Bournemouth and shares my top tips on how to settle into life as an international student.
Three years ago I came to university to not only receive a qualification in a career that I want but to get a new start. A fresh beginning to continue learning about life and being independent. University itself is not the easiest of times and it is an experience that vary. It is one where… Read more » about Farewell and Advice to Newcomers
People say the first impression lasts, and I think it applies to my study experience in the UK. It has been a few weeks since I finished my postgraduate study in MA Marketing Communications at BU, but everything still feels surreal to me. Little have I realised how fast time has passed and how much… Read more » about Little things I love about living in the UK
When university life gets busy, there’s not a lot of time to travel for the average hodophile. Thankfully, Bournemouth is located near many wonderful locations that one can explore around in a day or over the weekend. Here are seven such places: 1. Salisbury It takes an hour and a half to get to Salisbury… Read more » about Best Places Near Bournemouth for Day-Long Trips
Guest blog written by Kaiti Shang a postgraduate research student With spring in full bloom, many of us plan to go away for the weekend or on holiday after the busy school life. But many freshmen may ask, “If I don’t want to go too far away, will I have to look at the sea… Read more » about Amazing Trips Around Bournemouth