Being a university student is indeed a transformation in our life experience. For most of us, this would be our very first time living alone, away from our family. We need to learn how to be independent – feed ourselves, making sure our room in rental accommodations is comfy & safe as possible, socialising, keeping up… Read more »
Whilst winter brings with it joyous celebrations and sometimes the biggest sense of community, it also brings earlier sunsets and colder days. It’s common to feel gloomier and more alone around the season, although there are so many ways to improve this! This blog will centre around the best ways to improve your mental and… Read more »
As the chilly weather is at my doorstep, days are getting dark sooner and seeing my breath more vividly in the cold, I can feel my first winter in the UK is close. UK winter can be challenging, especially for an international student coming from a tropical country like Vietnam like me. However, by preparing… Read more »
Going to University is already a huge milestone that you achieve in your life, especially when you choose to move thousand of miles away from your home. Coming to a different country, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed. From making new friends to adjusting to the weather and the cultures. While at the same time, we… Read more »
Moving to a new country and adapting your lifestyle to a new culture can be challenging initially. However, by embracing changes and being open-minded, you can overcome culture shock while cherishing your living experience by immersing yourself in UK rich culture. This blog post will share some of my own experiences to create a sense… Read more »
Since the lovely weather has started and summer has rolled into full force, Emily and her housemates have gone out exploring yet again and have found some more Bournemouth gems to share with you! We hope you find some new places to explore from this video 🙂 Watch Emily’s other vlog about places to visit.
This is a guest blog written by Chris Jefford, a current BSc (Hons) Environmental Science with Foundation Year student. My Journey to university really started after I was discharged from the Royal Navy after 12 years of service. I wasn’t sure what to do with my life, but I knew I had to return to… Read more »
Melly’s back to share her tips about some of the best places to visit in the local area if you’re looking for a bit of history and culture.
Whether you prefer using public transport, travelling by air, or riding bicycles, Bournemouth offers all those great and convenient options that help you easily explore the local area and other cities in the UK in all the way you want. Going from London I remember arriving at Heathrow Airport in London in the middle of… Read more »
As someone who has lived in Bournemouth all their life, there is no doubt that it is a scenic location. With its beaches, town centre and vibrant nightlife, it is the perfect place for someone looking to study at Bournemouth University. However, there is another fascinating side to Bournemouth within its history which many people… Read more »
I am so jealous of everyone going into first year, you are in for the best experience of your life! I wish I could start it all over again. If I did start all over again, these are some of the things I wish I knew from the beginning. 1. Living experience It is important… Read more »
Personally, I was scared that Bournemouth would be just a ‘dead town’ with nothing much to do. However, it’s quite the opposite, once I got to Bournemouth and actually began enjoying the lifestyle here. The nightlife is great, but for this blog, I will focus more on places you can go with your friends to… Read more »