Be active: keeping fit in body and mind

Hello there, my name is Alejandra, I’m a postgraduate student from Colombia. For me, exercise has always been an important part of my life, mostly because it makes me feel better and helps me cope with stressful events. Exercise can help you relieve stress, keep your mind focused on one activity rather than in your… Read more » about Be active: keeping fit in body and mind

Postgraduate study skills: Prepare yourself!

Hi guys! This is Talya, an international student from Turkey, studying MSc in Clinical Psychology at BU. Today we are going to touch on the main differences between Turkey and the UK in terms of postgraduate study skills. I hope this will give you some insight before coming to study in the UK. Preparation before… Read more » about Postgraduate study skills: Prepare yourself!

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70% is good? Grading systems in the UK compared to the States

Hi my name is Garrett Bucklin, I am from the United States and I’m currently a Master’s student at Bournemouth University. My undergraduate education was based around both business marketing as well as business management, which has been a nice lead up to my Master’s in Business Administration. There are many differences when transitioning into… Read more » about 70% is good? Grading systems in the UK compared to the States

Is that a Merit or a Distinction? Comparison of Turkish and English grading systems

Hi guys. I’m Talya and I am currently completing my master’s degree in Clinical Psychology here at BU. Today, I will give you a brief summary of the main differences between the Turkish and the English grading systems. The good old Turkish system Coming from Turkey, it might take a while to adapt to a… Read more » about Is that a Merit or a Distinction? Comparison of Turkish and English grading systems

BU graduate named Lawyer of the Year

A commercial property lawyer and BU alumnus has been named Lawyer of the Year at the Dorset Legal Awards. William Warnock completed the Graduate Diploma in Law at BU in 2010 and went on to complete the Legal Practice Course (LPC) in 2018. He is currently a Commercial Property Lawyer based at Dutton Gregory’s Poole… Read more » about BU graduate named Lawyer of the Year

My fascination with medicine led me to Physician Associate Studies

I have always had a fascination with medicine from an early age but medical school wasn’t an option for me back in the late 80s. I eventually trained as a Podiatrist, a role which I enjoyed for 10 years, but all the while felt I wanted more. I was watching an episode of ‘GPs behind… Read more » about My fascination with medicine led me to Physician Associate Studies

My Faculty of Management Executive Dean’s Scholarship

For students looking for higher education, some key factors come into play when choosing a university. Factors such as cost, geographical location, accreditation, academic quality are some common key considerations. For postgraduate students, especially international students, cost is a key factor when selecting a university. In the UK, the average cost of a postgraduate degree… Read more » about My Faculty of Management Executive Dean’s Scholarship

Graduate story: Broadening leads to Legal consultant role for top firm

Having completed her first degree in law at Baskent University in Turkey, Ilgin Muftuoglu was keen to broaden her horizons by studying abroad.Ilgin began to research postgraduate legal qualifications at universities in the UK, as a means of improving her English skills and developing a global business perspective.She said: “During my research, Bournemouth University stood… Read more » about Graduate story: Broadening leads to Legal consultant role for top firm

Why I chose MSc Nutrition and Behaviour at BU

My name is Alejandra Toro, I am a 24-year-old psychology graduate from Colombia currently studying a Master’s in Nutrition and Behaviour at BU. I took a risk when I decided to undertake a degree in a field that was unknown for me, which, by the way, was scary at first. Nonetheless, this course caught my… Read more » about Why I chose MSc Nutrition and Behaviour at BU

How BU encourages students to follow their career prospects

Hello everyone! I cannot tell you how BU has improved my career prospects! As I am studying MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology, my examples will be based on my course, but you can see what BU can offer in terms of placement opportunities. The first week of our classes, the professor came in to introduce herself,… Read more » about How BU encourages students to follow their career prospects