Bridging the Distance During the Pandemic

Like many other students from Bournemouth University, I chose to stay in the UK and not return home to India for the duration of the pandemic. It was a difficult decision that had to be made for the safety of my family and I. Many of us who chose to stay back have, in past… Read more » about Bridging the Distance During the Pandemic

The Lockdown and My Thoughts on Surviving It

What an unbelievable time to be alive! For everyone around the world, irrespective of age and place, these times are sure to be full of uncertainties, fear and at the very least, an all-consuming boredom. As negative thoughts and feelings take over us, the need to hold on to any amount of normalcy is of… Read more » about The Lockdown and My Thoughts on Surviving It

Eat like a nutritionist (on a budget)

Trying  to eat healthily can be overwhelming, given the ever-increasing amount of information out there. Healthy eating has been eclipsed by trends. There is always a new diet that can fit you in that dress faster or a newly discovered “superfood” that can transform your brain or a “detox tea” that will give you the… Read more » about Eat like a nutritionist (on a budget)

How my MSc Public Health degree leads me to a job in my home country

This is a guest blog by Youssef Karaki, a MSc Public Health graduate. I have completed a master’s degree in Public Health with merit from Bournemouth University, England. The programme allowed me to develop critical thinking techniques in health research. It has also taught me how to focus on public health issues holistically from environmental health,… Read more » about How my MSc Public Health degree leads me to a job in my home country

First Term at BU and it’s contrast to Indian Education System

Having recently completed my first term as a Postgraduate Student at Bournemouth University, the difference between a Master’s course here and that in India is quite vast. While doing my undergraduate, I understood the fact that the Indian Educational System mostly favours the technically oriented students. This model is good in the fields of study… Read more » about First Term at BU and it’s contrast to Indian Education System

A Peek Into My First Term

Hi guys! I’m Malvika Shahi and I’m doing my Masters in Creative Writing and Publishing at Bournemouth University. It’s been seven months since I came to Bournemouth and in this time, I’ve changed a lot, as a person. I believe that it’s because of the place and the people I’ve met in my first term… Read more » about A Peek Into My First Term

A Day in the Life of a Nutrition Postgraduate Student

Being a master’s student is an enriching and adrenaline filled experience (more likely to be induced by deadlines than bungee jumping). No, we do not spend all day in the library crying over assignments and research articles. Each day is unique and there is no such thing as monotony when you are doing your postgraduate… Read more » about A Day in the Life of a Nutrition Postgraduate Student

Careers and employability support: How to land your dream job

One of the biggest pressures students face is whether they will be able to land a job before they graduate. Where do you start? How do you impress employers? What skills are they looking for? Luckily, Bournemouth University has a Careers and Employability Service to help you out – before and after you graduate! Whether… Read more » about Careers and employability support: How to land your dream job

How I Experienced My First Term At BU

Change is scary. Especially if it is the first time you are away from home. That is what it was like for me when I started as a Bournemouth University postgraduate in September. Whether you are a UK or International, September or January start, here are some tips to make the best out of your… Read more » about How I Experienced My First Term At BU

Why You Should Study Creative Writing

Have you ever wanted to be a writer, journalist or work for a publisher, then the MA Creative Writing and Publishing course is the best fit for you! Even if you do not think of yourself as a writer, if you are unsure of how to choose your course then this article might give you… Read more » about Why You Should Study Creative Writing

How I ended up studying MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

Having trained as a translator and interpreter, I wanted to give life to my dream of having my own company. I followed the traditional way of working for a person or organisation. However, I was determined to start something of my own. Since I didn’t have any background in business, I decided to study management…. Read more » about How I ended up studying MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship