Studying at BU as an International student

Navigating admission & visa: your stress-free journey to BU

As an international student, planning to come to Bournemouth University (BU) can seem overwhelming because of the admission and visa process. Fear not! BU makes the path seamless for students without breaking a sweat. Admission Made Simple Bournemouth University’s admission process is a breeze! With a user-friendly online portal and dedicated support from the international… Read more » about Navigating admission & visa: your stress-free journey to BU

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Unlocking opportunities: embracing clubs and societies at BU

Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram for more international news and stories! When I embarked on my journey as an international student at Bournemouth University, little did I know that my first year would be a masterclass in personal growth and cultural integration. Reflecting on my experiences, there’s one thing I wish I had done differently:… Read more » about Unlocking opportunities: embracing clubs and societies at BU

“A Day in the Life of an Indian Undergraduate at Bournemouth University: Balancing Study and Culture”

Follow us on Instagram for more news and international student stories! Being an Indian undergraduate student at Bournemouth University can be both exciting and challenging. On one hand, you are pursuing your academic goals in a culturally diverse environment, and on the other hand, you are trying to balance your cultural identity with your academic and personal… Read more » about “A Day in the Life of an Indian Undergraduate at Bournemouth University: Balancing Study and Culture”

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9 Stress Management Techniques for Students Starting Bournemouth University: How to Stay Mentally Healthy

Are you feeling overwhelmed as you start your journey at Bournemouth University? With the pressure of coursework, exams, and social activities, it’s easy to become stressed. Stress can have negative effects on both physical and mental health, which can impact academic performance and overall well-being. But don’t worry, I’ve got you covered! In this blog… Read more » about 9 Stress Management Techniques for Students Starting Bournemouth University: How to Stay Mentally Healthy

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A Comprehensive Packing Guide: What to Pack, What to Ditch, and What to Buy When You Get Here

Follow us on Instagram for more news and international student stories! Packing for university be it in a foreign country can be exciting as well as challenging. As a new student at Bournemouth University, you might be wondering what essentials you should bring with you to the UK. This blog will provide you with a comprehensive guide… Read more » about A Comprehensive Packing Guide: What to Pack, What to Ditch, and What to Buy When You Get Here

Student learning on the pier with the sunset in the distance

Bournemouth: A Safe, Secure Yet Exciting Student Life Experience

Follow us on Instagram for more news and international student stories! Bournemouth is a vibrant coastal town on the south coast of England and is home to two well-respected universities: Bournemouth University and Arts University Bournemouth. With its stunning beaches, lively atmosphere, and diverse student community, Bournemouth is an attractive choice for students seeking a… Read more » about Bournemouth: A Safe, Secure Yet Exciting Student Life Experience

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BU Tourism and Hospitality Conference 2023

Bournemouth University is well renowned for its tourism and hospitality courses. The MSc Tourism Management has affiliations with the following organisations: The United Nations World Tourism Organisation Tourism Management Institute (TMI) Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Tourism Society (TS) International Federation for Information Technologies in Travel and Tourism (IFITT) Association for Tourism in Higher… Read more » about BU Tourism and Hospitality Conference 2023

Surviving High cost of Living and Accommodation Crisis: My BU Story

Studying abroad is an exciting and life-changing experience. However, with the excitement comes a range of challenges, including adjusting to a new culture, language barriers, and homesickness. One of the most significant challenges faced by international students this year was the cost of living and accommodation crisis. Such costs in the UK are much higher… Read more » about Surviving High cost of Living and Accommodation Crisis: My BU Story

A once in a lifetime celebration: The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

The Platinum Jubilee This year marks the 70th year that Queen Elizabeth II has ruled as monarch in the UK, making this the Queen’s Platinum year. This is the first time in history that a monarch has reached this milestone and ever since I found out that I had been accepted to Bournemouth, I knew… Read more » about A once in a lifetime celebration: The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

My placements in Journalism

Placements was the greatest opportunity and requirement that I had to uptake during my time at university. Even though my course, BA Hons Multimedia Journalism, requires me to do a placement it is an element that is detrimental to the overall experience of learning Journalism. Journalism is done best when it is applied and gaining… Read more » about My placements in Journalism

Working as a language assistant in Spain during my placement year

BA (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management student, Kaitlin Jupp from England worked overseas as a language assistant at the Official Language School of Valladolid in Spain during her placement year in 2021-22. “For my placement year, I decided to divide it into three areas. I worked for AskBU at the university. Then, I worked… Read more » about Working as a language assistant in Spain during my placement year

How the Design & Engineering department supports the Women in STEM Society

This is a guest blog by Laura Hardy, who supported our Design & Engineering department‘s Athena Swan award application and is also involved with the Women in STEM Society here at BU. Hi! I’m Laura and I’m currently in my final year studying BEng Mechanical Engineering here at Bournemouth University. During my second year of… Read more » about How the Design & Engineering department supports the Women in STEM Society