If your UCAS event was cancelled, then no worries, I’ve answered the questions we get asked the most at these events. Where is Bournemouth and what is there to do? Bournemouth is a seaside town located along the English south coast with Poole to its west, Christchurch to the east, and roughly only a 45-minute… Read more » about UCAS FAQs: Your questions answered!
Becoming a Children’s and Young People’s Nursing student
Hello, my name is Sian and I am a BSc (Hons) Children’s and Young People’s Nursing (CYP) student. For as long as I can remember I have always wanted to be a children’s nurse, after originally having a place at another university at the age of 18 my circumstances changed, which meant I could no… Read more » about Becoming a Children’s and Young People’s Nursing student
My Top 10 Tips for Writing Your Personal Statement/UCAS Application
With the UCAS application deadline approaching on 15 January 2020, I hope my 10 top tips may help you polish off your application. Good luck! Emily
Getting an offer from Bournemouth University for Physiotherapy has been one my biggest opportunities to date. Although coming straight from Sixth Form made me nervous initially, with perhaps less clinical experience than more mature students, I soon realised this is to everyone’s advantage. As a small cohort you get to know other students well and… Read more » about Choosing Physiotherapy
Starting out on a Computing degree at BU … at 46!
Computing is something I have been interested in since my early 20s. At the time, being married with a couple of small kids, it wasn’t something I ever thought I would be able to do. Fast forward more than 20 years, and here I am, at Bournemouth University studying Computing. With a lot of encouragement… Read more » about Starting out on a Computing degree at BU … at 46!
Why I love Occupational Therapy
From toddlers, tottering about and finding their feet in life, to the elderly approaching the end of theirs. From bustling classrooms, to orderly hospital wards, comfortable flats and family homes, you see a full spectrum of people and places as an occupational therapy student. For me, that’s what makes it so special. I truly believe… Read more » about Why I love Occupational Therapy
Helping you apply through UCAS
Applying for those all important university choices can be: a- nerve wracking b- challenging c- and well, where do you actually begin? Whether you’ve only just started thinking about university and want to know the process, half-way through your application and seeking clarity, submitted you’re application and twiddling your thumbs with whats next, our students… Read more » about Helping you apply through UCAS
More than just a Midwifery degree
The students who study at BU are different. Their ambitions, expectations, interests, are all unique to them. And so are their experiences! Jessica tells us about her degree of difference in this guest blog. Jessica Correia studying BSc (Hons) Midwifery. There is no feeling quite like the drive home post a 12-hour night shift as… Read more » about More than just a Midwifery degree
University Life: Expectations vs Reality
So, September is coming, and university life is about to begin. Starting university truly is one of the most exciting things you go through as a young person. Life is about to get very different, very quickly, but it’s going to be a change that’s going to lead to some of the best friendships and… Read more » about University Life: Expectations vs Reality
The university food shop: tips, tricks and getting to grips
Moving away to university can be difficult, as for many of you it will be your first experience living on your own. This means having to look after yourself… those pre cooked frozen meals your mum made you won’t last forever! It is easy to be so wrapped up in the one million other things… Read more » about The university food shop: tips, tricks and getting to grips
How to adjust living with others
This is a guest blog by current students Alice studying BA (Hons) Communication and Media. So you have just moved into your accommodation, you’re in your room and you have no idea what to do next. This is going to be a new adventure for you! Of course it is going to be scary. For… Read more » about How to adjust living with others
This is a guest blog/quiz made by current student and blogger Alice. Lets get started… What kind of arrivals student are you? Question 1: It’s time to pack for the start of your very first term and you are…. A- Too nervous to pack! B- Pack? I haven’t even bought the essentials yet, arghhh! C-… Read more » about Arrivals quiz