I’ll be honest, before coming to university I had no idea that student bank accounts were a thing, and so an article like this would have been quite useful! You might be thinking, what’s the point? I already have an account, why do I need another? One word: Freebies! Firstly let’s understand the difference between… Read more » about Everything you need to know about student bank accounts
This guest blog is written by MA Media & Communication student, Esther Sandra Mene about their experience attending the Rising Voices event. I attended a transformative event called Rising Voices that took place with the aim of creating visibility for Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) writers in the Dorset area. This event was… Read more » about My experience of the Rising Voices event
Being away from home in a new place is scary enough, especially if you’re too far away from home to visit regularly. I was quite lucky as I’m from the south of Hampshire, and my home was only an hour’s drive from Bournemouth. Still, I moved into Purbeck House during the pandemic, which meant seeing… Read more » about How to feel at home when you’re away from home
Summer Ball is an exciting time of the year! A place for all students to come together to celebrate the end of the academic year (and the end of their degrees for many students!). It is organised by the student’s union SUBU to fundraise for other activities throughout the next academic year, such as financially… Read more » about Everything you need to know about the BU Summer Ball
At university, you will be exposed to a very different way of learning than you would have had in Secondary School and Sixth Form/College. Higher Education is more focused on independent learning and at BU, we like to see ourselves as colleagues and less as teachers and students. So what actually is the difference between… Read more » about Lecture vs Seminar?! What is the difference?
BU is now open for Clearing 2023. Find your place at BU this September. What is Clearing? Clearing is run by UCAS and enables universities to fill spaces on courses that aren’t yet full for the next academic year, while students without offers are given another chance to pursue their higher education aspirations. Read our… Read more » about Clearing 2023 is now open – Make us your uni this September
The first day of moving to your new university town will come, whether you’re excited, nervous, or secretly dreading it. There are lots of things to think about regarding the big move, and these are some of my top tips for getting through the first couple of weeks of adjusting to a new environment with… Read more » about The Big Move!
This is a guest blog written by Emily Wells-Burr, a BA (Hons) Public Relations graduate from BU. Emily describes her path to her current position as European Corporate Communications Manager at Enterprise Holdings since graduating in 2016. I was the first person in my family to go to university. Never before had I moved away… Read more » about Where am I now, seven years after graduation?
This is a guest blog post written by MA English & Literary Media student, Zoey. The opportunity to intern with The Tandem Collective, a global digital marketing agency operating in the publishing arena, came about halfway through the spring semester when a representative from Tandem attended as a guest speaker. Following the presentation, Tandem offered… Read more » about Zoey’s Experience Interning with The Tandem Collective
This is a guest blog post from student Harley Huyen Le about her challenges and successes so far. From Vietnam adapting to a new country, it’s common for us international students to be overwhelmed sometimes, no matter how many experiences we have had. I am no exception. Fortunately, thanks to the support from our lecturers,… Read more » about From Vietnam to Bournemouth Harley Huyen Le’s experiences so far
At University, a common misconception is that all your assignments are essays! Well, I can say from experience this is not the case! You can get a whole range of assessment type’s throughout your university education. My favourite project this year was the assignment for a unit I had called Stories & Spaces. Our brief was… Read more » about My Favourite Project this Year! – Stories & Spaces
As part of the first generation of cyberpsychology undergraduate students, I was already brainstorming ideas for my final-year project in my second year. I was so excited to apply something I really enjoyed in the world of technology (preferably involving social media) and turn it into my own piece of research. So, what is the… Read more » about My final year project as a Cyberpsychology undergraduate