Arrivals quiz

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

Get Involved! Volunteering at BU

Happy National Volunteering week! University brings to mind thoughts of opportunity and ways to get involved – and what better way to get involved than giving back to your community? I personally find volunteering a really rewarding and fun way to get involved in local (and not so local!) events and give back to the… Read more » about Get Involved! Volunteering at BU

Why you should always take opportunities by the horns! SURE Conference 2019.

This is a guest blog written by Rebecca Fowell, who is currently studying BSc (Hons) Geography at BU. I SURE am happy I took part in the undergrad conference! Coming to university can be a pretty daunting experience. You effectively get kicked out of the nest at 18, you’re surrounded by complete and utter strangers… Read more » about Why you should always take opportunities by the horns! SURE Conference 2019.

My exciting week in Vietnam at the Global Festival of Learning 2019

The Global Festival of Learning is based on Bournemouth University’s successful UK based Festival, and is a platform that celebrates learning, disseminates cutting edge research and delivers impact across borders. And when I received an email offering any students undertaking the Global Talent Programme the opportunity to apply for this year’s festival, I knew it… Read more » about My exciting week in Vietnam at the Global Festival of Learning 2019

How to stop being a slave to our phones

I often find myself in a constant state of procrastination, spending way too much time on my phone, and chances are you do too!!! It’s 2019 and not a moment goes by uncaptured by our phones. Banking/photos/messaging/calling/internet/emails/calculator/tv/ social media/dating apps/music, the list is endless! It has been proven that spending too much time on your… Read more » about How to stop being a slave to our phones

My Subject Achievement Scholarship (Business and Management)

Hi! My name’s Samantha and I’m a first year Events Management student at Bournemouth University. Why did you choose BU? I chose to study at Bournemouth because the university has many industry links within the events sector which is great for my course. The university also offers lots of opportunities for students in general to… Read more » about My Subject Achievement Scholarship (Business and Management)

Support

There’s no shame in asking for help

My name is Patrycja, I am from Poland and I’m studying BA Computer Animation Art and Design at BU. Studying, especially in a different country where everything is different can be quite stressful sometimes, but feeling bad is not the end of the world as at BU there are many people that can help you… Read more » about There’s no shame in asking for help