“I really appreciate you bringing me and showing me your culture.” I received this text from my friend shortly after my Eid event and it lit up my day. Eid Al-Fitr has just shortly passed, it is the celebration that followed the month of Ramadan where Muslims around the world fast for a month. As… Read more » about My culture of Eid in Bournemouth
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.
Whenever there is a topic of student accommodation coming up, most often you hear about, well… residence halls or dorms offered by a university (or college, whatever you are applying for!). But I feel that there is not enough discussions floating around when it comes to renting a private house somewhere in Bournemouth. And hence,… Read more » about Living in a private accommodation. My experience and why I love it.
Hi, I am Hem Shah, enrolled in MSc in Management with Business Analytics at Bournemouth University. My experience so far has been very enriching, both academically and socially. Today, we will talk about various scholarships that is provided by Bournemouth University to help students in achieving their Higher Education goals. Importance of a scholarship to… Read more » about How I got £3,500 scholarship from BU to study taught Master’s program…..
Messiah N.K. Anudjo is an MSc Medical Imaging with Management student. Coming to study from Ghana, he explains what stood out to him about the course at Bournemouth University and how he’s found studying the course since joining. I had always wanted to help people and I love research too, hence, I decided to blend… Read more » about Coming to study in Bournemouth as a Master’s student
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!
Planning your packing Packing for University is hard enough without having to worry about how much your stuff weighs. For international students, the airline dictates every aspect of what you pack including what items are allowed, how much it can weigh, and the size. After my experience I have determined a few top tips for… Read more » about Packing your life in under 23kgs: Top tips for international students
Do you remember the first time you receive your official offer letter from Bournemouth University? How did you feel that day? Until now, I still vividly remember the day when I received my official letter and how excited I was to start my new journey in the UK. After the excitement, here came the question:… Read more » about How I met my first classmate at BU
If you are an international student, financing your tuition fees or living expenses can be demanding. However, the good news is while you are studying in the UK, your visa allows you to undertake part-time work. This means that, generally, you have the right to work up to 20 hours a week. Starting a part-time… Read more » about How I got a part-time job in a nursery setting: the tips and clues
My experience volunteering Volunteering is something we usually associate with helping others. In fact, volunteering has many positive effects on the volunteer as well. The awareness of contributing to the society that you live in allows you to build emotional ties to your community. Especially when you are young, you do not have many chances… Read more » about My volunteering experience in Dorset: “In Our Kitchen” project
BU Employability and Career Bournemouth University has plans and programme which made my student experience a convenient one; during my term times, I attended lectures and worked either on my personal computer or on the university premises. I did not have to be too much engaged elsewhere and that afforded me the little convenience that… Read more » about Available Part-Time Jobs in Bournemouth: the Perspective of an International Student
BU student Madhumitha shares reasons why she choose BU to study MA Post Production Editing at postgraduate level. After lots of research online and talking to counsellors in the UK and India she chose BU. She gives us her reasons for travelling to the UK to study at Bournemouth University and also how she is… Read more » about Why study Post Production Editing at Bournemouth University