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Best LGBTQ+ spots in Bournemouth

For years, Bournemouth has had a reputation for being gay-friendly, with lots of LGBTQ+ spots and events to offer. If you’re just arriving at university, or you’re a third year dipping your toes in the water for the first time, here are some great LGBTQ+ spaces to start with. While Flirt Café isn’t an exclusively… Read more » about Best LGBTQ+ spots in Bournemouth

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Money-saving app recommendations

Saving money and endless searching for discounts is a critical part of being a student. You’ve paid your tuition, you’ve paid your rent, now what? What money do you have left to spend on yourself? Don’t fret; I’m here to share my favourite apps to help you save money as a student. Food Shopping is… Read more » about Money-saving app recommendations

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How the Business School’s Employability Programme helped me in interviews

Kristian studied Business & Management with Project & Operations Management at BU, and maximised the learning opportunities on offer within the Business School during his studies. He attended many of the Business School Employability Programme sessions and shares in his vlog how it helped him at interviews when finding a graduate position.  

Advice on how to choose a university

Thinking about the future can be daunting (I know – stressful and confusing!) especially when you have recently chosen your A-level subjects, or BTEC’s. Sometimes, you could want a change in career by the end of your A-levels and this is completely normal being young. Heads up – you don’t necessarily need to pursue a… Read more » about Advice on how to choose a university

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Three clubs to try in the New Year, and why societies can help you!

2024 is here, and a new year is a great reason to try new things! When I first moved away from home, I struggled to find my feet and places I belonged, but my university experience got so much better when I started getting involved with everything Bournemouth has to offer. I became much happier… Read more » about Three clubs to try in the New Year, and why societies can help you!

Travel trips for students – Bournemouth and Beyond

Embarking on your student journey in the UK reveals an array of transport options, crucial for navigating the city of Bournemouth and beyond. Transport Types Buses When it comes to public transport, buses are one of the most common forms of transport and are often cost-effective, especially for longer trips. A bus network is a… Read more » about Travel trips for students – Bournemouth and Beyond

My Hackathon event experience

During my reading week in the first semester of my second year of studies, I participated in the Bournemouth University X ClickASnap & Teemill Hackathon event, run by the Computing and Informatics department! This was the second Hackathon event I have taken part in, and these events were open to all students within both the… Read more » about My Hackathon event experience

My MSc Events Management dissertation allowed me to pursue my passion

This is a guest blog by Zoe Leonard, MSc Events Management student. Why did you decide to study at BU and what has attracted you to this course?  I was already working at Bournemouth University in Research Events & Training, and I had several colleagues who had started courses and were progressing well and really… Read more » about My MSc Events Management dissertation allowed me to pursue my passion

Why choose Bournemouth University?

When trying to figure out what university you want to go to, there a several factors that people look out for. Some of these things are location, social life, halls of living, societies, and course type. This blog will tell you everything Bournemouth has to offer and make it easier for you if you are… Read more » about Why choose Bournemouth University?