My experience of living in Halls as a Nursing student

My name is Tibaaga Stacey. I am a second-year student nurse. I once lived in the Cranbourne House Halls, which had a mix of healthcare students and other students completing different courses. My flat consisted of seven ensuite rooms with a shared kitchen. The contracts ranged from 40 weeks to 41 weeks, 42 weeks to… Read more » about My experience of living in Halls as a Nursing student

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My nursing placement in Ghana through the Turing Scheme

My name is Emily, I am currently a second-year BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing student. I chose to study here because they offered the course I was interested in and the location was close to home, essential due to being a mum. When I heard that BU were offering an overseas placement in year 2, I… Read more » about My nursing placement in Ghana through the Turing Scheme

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How studying Ecology and Wildlife Conservation at BU took me to work at North Bali Conservation

I chose to study BSc (Hons) Ecology & Wildlife and Conservation at Bournemouth University as I found the course to be an excellent broad overview of many topics surrounding environmentalism and conservation. It offers knowledge in a range of fields that will allow you to narrow your focus of study on a niche area that… Read more » about How studying Ecology and Wildlife Conservation at BU took me to work at North Bali Conservation

Presenting at the British Conference of Undergraduate Research

Utku Huseyin is a BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism student. She recently attended the British Conference of Undergraduate Research to present her research project. Her guest blog explains the day and how she found the experience.  The British Conference of Undergraduate Research 2024 (BCUR) took place at the London School of Economics (LSE). From 9 am… Read more » about Presenting at the British Conference of Undergraduate Research

My journey to BU as an international student was tough yet motivating and rewarding (part 2.)

This is a guest blog by Yaw Preko (MBA) Master’s of Business Administration Navigating the intricacies of the visa application process and arranging travel tickets presented significant hurdles on my path to studying abroad. With limited knowledge about these procedures, I sought assistance from a trusted agent, adding to the already substantial financial burden of… Read more » about My journey to BU as an international student was tough yet motivating and rewarding (part 2.)

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My work abroad experience in Vietnam

I’m Louis, a 21-year-old final-year Business and Management student at BU entering my final year, I knew that I wanted to say ‘yes’ to everything and really make the most out of the opportunities presented to me. When I received the email from BU informing me of the Vietnamese placement opportunity, I knew that it… Read more » about My work abroad experience in Vietnam

My journey to BU as an international student was tough yet motivating and rewarding (part 1.)

This is a guest blog by Yaw Preko (MBA) Master’s of Business Administration Dreaming of pursuing a master’s or PhD in business abroad has been a long-standing aspiration for me, transcending geographical boundaries and offering a broader academic horizon. However, the prospect of studying overseas entailed grappling with the weighty burden of financial considerations, which… Read more » about My journey to BU as an international student was tough yet motivating and rewarding (part 1.)

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How I spent five weeks in Fiji through the Turing Scheme funding at BU

My name is Mia, I am 23 and I am a current final year BA (Hons) Social Work student at Bournemouth University. I spent five weeks in Fiji, on a Youth Empowerment Project with Think Pacific through funding with the Turing Scheme. Ever since I was a teenager, I always knew that I wanted to… Read more » about How I spent five weeks in Fiji through the Turing Scheme funding at BU

How the accreditations on the Multimedia Journalism course aid your employability

The Multimedia course at Bournemouth University is accredited by three industry-recognised bodies that help boost your employability. In this blog, I’m going to go through what they are and what they mean for you studying this course and your future in Journalism. When studying Multimedia Journalism at BU, one of the accreditations that you are… Read more » about How the accreditations on the Multimedia Journalism course aid your employability

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My hospitality placement experience in Melbourne, Australia

My name is Kacey Woods, I am currently on my placement year, studying BA (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management. I am currently carrying out a ‘split placement’ over two different organisations in Melbourne, Australia. I have just completed my first placement; as conference and events intern at the Sofitel Melbourne-On- Collins in Melbourne, Australia…. Read more » about My hospitality placement experience in Melbourne, Australia

The role of accreditation in Psychology degrees: what does it mean?

Are you interested in studying Psychology at BU? Then you may have seen this phrase appear on our website, in our prospectuses, or during one of our open days: “BPS accreditation.” Some people (like me, for example) didn’t always understand what it meant to have a BPS-accredited Psychology degree. But don’t worry — I’m here… Read more » about The role of accreditation in Psychology degrees: what does it mean?

Navigating university life: things I wish I knew before I arrived

University for many people is a new experience, and in the time approaching your transition, other students will offer their experiences as encouragement for you to be prepared and know what to expect. Embarking on the journey to university can be a daunting yet an exhilarating prospect. Now being 3 years into my degree, I… Read more » about Navigating university life: things I wish I knew before I arrived