This is a guest blog by current student Stella Silvente studying BA(Hons) International Hospitality Management. When telling people your major is in Hospitality it instantly serves this perception that you’re studying to become a hotelier or even a restaurateur which, are two very fantastic careers to find yourself in. However, for myself, this degree is… Read more » about Learning the importance of wine in the dining experience
How to nail your university interview: student’s advice
Quite often the interview you have for a University is the first proper interview you’ll have in your lifetime so it can be extremely nerve-wracking and scary! Fear not, most people are in the same position as you and it as equally terrified! Trust me when I say that the interviews are not something to… Read more » about How to nail your university interview: student’s advice
The European Cyber Security challenge
This is a guest blog featuring Sophia McCall, studying BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Management. We’re proud of the achievements of all of our students, and are always pleased when their undoubted skills and abilities are recognised by others too. Second year BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Management student Sophia McCall is the latest example of a BU computing… Read more » about The European Cyber Security challenge
Received an offer? What are my next steps?
What does my offer mean? Once BU has made a decision on your application where you’ve successfully been offered a place to study with us, you’ll see one of the following entries via UCAS track as to the type of offer you’ve been given: Why is my offer higher than my predicted grades? Your offer… Read more » about Received an offer? What are my next steps?
Living at Purbeck House
Hi everyone! I’m Areej! I am from Egypt and I’m doing the games software engineering course. Today I want to talk about my experience living in Purbeck house so far. Cosy room and lovely flatmates Surprisingly enough I don’t find my accommodation room too small. In addition to a lot of storage space under the… Read more » about Living at Purbeck House
Five things you can do to make going out as stress-free as possible
Although the whole purpose of a night out is to go out with your friends and have a good time, there are so many opportunities for things to go wrong and for it to end up being actually quite a stressful experience! Here are a few ways to make the night run as seamlessly as… Read more » about Five things you can do to make going out as stress-free as possible
It snowed in Bournemouth!
It has been snowing across all of the UK recently and you might be wondering what it’s like here at BU?! Well check out my vlog!
The perks of getting a NUS card
If there is one thing to love about being a student, it’s the discount. Whether it be whilst eating out with your friends, buying your new ‘ going OUT out’ outfit or stocking up on those uni essentials (there is no such thing as too much stationary), it’s always great to save some money! And the… Read more » about The perks of getting a NUS card
Veganism – a new craze?
We definitely couldn’t ignore the recent hype around veganism, what with Veganuary having just passed us by! Being vegan means following a diet and lifestyle that does not use nor contain any animal products. Recently there has been a sharp increase in the amount of young people hopping onto this craze especially throughout January where… Read more » about Veganism – a new craze?
BU student enjoys the challenge of a placement at L’Oréal
A placement year was one of the main reasons why I chose Bournemouth University and, after finishing mine, I can see just how valuable and useful one year can be. I was lucky enough to spend my placement year at L’Oréal within the Active Cosmetics Division’s PR & Communications team. I thought I had an… Read more » about BU student enjoys the challenge of a placement at L’Oréal
How to cope if you feel overwhelmed at university
The first few weeks at university are challenging at the best of times: you are placed in a new environment with people you don’t know, going places you’ve never been and doing things you’ve never done before; if you’re not nervous about any of it, you must be some sort of superhuman! Do not fret… Read more » about How to cope if you feel overwhelmed at university
PR student Laura shares her placement experience in Barcelona
My placement year has been a blessing in disguise. I worked for two companies this year and both taught me important lessons and what my expectations should be like when I find a real job in the industry. With the European Bartender School and The Terrible Placement That Shall Not Be Named, I managed to… Read more » about PR student Laura shares her placement experience in Barcelona