Sarah Clark

Attending the Dorset Mind’s industry day with the BU Graduate Skills Programme

This is a guest blog by Sarah Clark, MSc Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology student, who attended the Dorset Mind industry day, as part of the Graduate Skills Programme run by CareersBU.  Dorset Mind is a pioneering local charity working tirelessly to educate, challenge mental health stigma and inequality, and aid recovery by helping individuals grow in… Read more » about Attending the Dorset Mind’s industry day with the BU Graduate Skills Programme

Neda Asadfalsafizadeh

My exceptional academic journey at BU

Neda Asadfalsafizadeh is studying MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship. In her guest blog she talks about why she chose to study at Bournemouth University and what she’s enjoyed about the course so far from the location near the beach to the range of units studied and the opportunities available to students.  I would like to… Read more » about My exceptional academic journey at BU

Student Erin smiles in front of a white backdrop, wearing a black tee. She wears minimal make up and her long hair is half tucked behind her shoulder.

Why Erin chose MA Scriptwriting and what opportunities it’s provided… so far!

This is a guest blog post written by Student Ambassador Erin Pinnell who is studying MA Scriptwriting.   As someone who completed a drama undergraduate degree, I immediately felt a connection to scriptwriting. Many other MA courses do offer scriptwriting as a module; however, Bournemouth is one of the only universities to offer a course dedicated… Read more » about Why Erin chose MA Scriptwriting and what opportunities it’s provided… so far!

Asanka Abeykoon

My experience of a business field trip to Hall & Woodhouse

This is a guest blog by Asanka Abeykoon, MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship student at Bournemouth University, talking about a business field trip to Hall & Woodhouse.  This was my first ever outdoor interaction at Bournemouth University and I was so thrilled about the opportunity to visit Hall & Woodhouse in Dorset as a part… Read more » about My experience of a business field trip to Hall & Woodhouse

How to manage your time at university

University, mmm, free from responsibilities, parties, waking up at 3pm, going to every event, complete fun 24/7. Or is it? I remember that time in first year when it hit that, oh, university is not just studying and meeting people, but also cooking, cleaning, laundry, working, studying, exams, shopping, the list goes on… Sometimes it… Read more » about How to manage your time at university

Student Tom poses for a selfie in a bright orange hoodie.

MA Creative Writing & Publishing at Bournemouth University: Tom’s student insights

This is a guest blog post by Tom Moolenaar. Tom is studying MA Creative Writing & Publishing.  Hi, my name is Tom and this is my experience of BU’s postgraduate degree, MA Creative Writing & Publishing! I remember searching for degrees in the creative industry and feeling quite anxious. I loved writing, but I wasn’t… Read more » about MA Creative Writing & Publishing at Bournemouth University: Tom’s student insights

Best places to watch live music in Bournemouth

Bournemouth has some great spots for live music, a variety of bigger and smaller venues I recommend visiting. O2 Academy Bournemouth is one of the larger venues in the Bournemouth area and hosts some of the biggest artists throughout the year such as Alex G, Hozier and Razorlight having upcoming gigs. Having went to see… Read more » about Best places to watch live music in Bournemouth

A head shot of international student Olamide, she wears a white and black top and a bright smile.

Studying international political communication at BU is the real deal!

This is a guest blog post by Olamaide Agbor who is studying MA International Political Communication. I’ve been studying at Bournemouth University (BU) for eight months, but I already feel that pursuing a master’s degree in International Political Communication (IPC) is one of my finest professional and academic choices in recent times. I’ll tell you… Read more » about Studying international political communication at BU is the real deal!

My experience with BU’s support services

Whether you are struggling with your work load, references for your assignments, or need a refresher on how to use the Library database, there are several support services you can go to at any stage in your university career. Library Services: In my experience at university I have used the library services several times throughout… Read more » about My experience with BU’s support services

The Rising Voices: With the voices shall we rise

This is a guest blog written by Suchismita Ghosh, an MA Creative Writing and Publishing student, on her experiences of the Rising Voices showcase for BIPoC (Black Indigenous People of Colour) writers held here at Bournemouth University. The Rising Voices launch event on 28 April 2023 was a collaboration between Bournemouth University and Arts University… Read more » about The Rising Voices: With the voices shall we rise

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