Thinking about or preparing to go to university with a health condition or disability can be a daunting. I have Type One Diabetes, and my biggest worry for going to university was how I would adapt to a new student lifestyle, and if there was support available at BU for me to access. I am… Read more » about Going to university with Type One Diabetes
UCAS Made Easy: A Quick Guide to UK University Applications
In today’s interconnected world, more and more students are choosing to pursue their higher education in the UK, but are confused about how to apply to universities in the UK. UCAS – what is it? The UCAS form is an essential component of the application process for universities in the UK, and therefore it is essential… Read more » about UCAS Made Easy: A Quick Guide to UK University Applications
My Adult Nursing placements story
I am a first-year at BU studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. There is a saying by Martin Luther King that goes, “you don’t have to see the whole staircase; just take the first step.” Here I am! I took the first step and became a student nurse. My first placement was in a rehabilitation… Read more » about My Adult Nursing placements story
BU Tourism and Hospitality Conference 2023
Bournemouth University is well renowned for its tourism and hospitality courses. The MSc Tourism Management has affiliations with the following organisations: The United Nations World Tourism Organisation Tourism Management Institute (TMI) Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Tourism Society (TS) International Federation for Information Technologies in Travel and Tourism (IFITT) Association for Tourism in Higher… Read more » about BU Tourism and Hospitality Conference 2023
Accredited degree: What does it mean for Social Work?
Studying an accredited course means your course has been approved by a professional body. Social Work is an accredited course because it has been accredited and regulated by Social Work England. It means that the course is up to date with current and relevant training d information for the sector and that the academic teaching… Read more » about Accredited degree: What does it mean for Social Work?
How I manage my time while at university!
When you’re looking at university, everybody will tell you ‘get involved with everything you can!’ or ‘just say yes!’ and while they are right, at some point you may realise you have over-subscribed yourself. That’s why it’s important to learn how to manage your time efficiently and use the tools all around you! In this… Read more » about How I manage my time while at university!
My postgraduate experience in Archaeology & Anthropology
Tumisang Mbedzi came to BU to study MSc Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology (Osteology pathway)* before becoming a Primary Investigator. In her guest blog she talks about her experiences of studying here at BU and her plans for the future. 1. Tell us a bit about yourself and your research topic My name is Tumisang Mbedzi…. Read more » about My postgraduate experience in Archaeology & Anthropology
Winning an award at the BISA model NATO simulation event
This is a guest blog written by Joshua Pitt, a third-year BA (Hons) Politics student. I recently attended the BISA (British International Studies Association) model NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) simulation, representing Canada, which was held at the Foreign Commonwealth and development office in Westminster. I got involved with this event after applying to be… Read more » about Winning an award at the BISA model NATO simulation event
My experience on the Student Leadership Programme
We spoke to Emma Young, studying BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy as a mature student, about being selected for the Council of Deans of Health’s Student Leadership Programme (150 Leaders) and how it has benefited her studies and career aspirations. Read on to find out more about Emma’s experience of the programme. Please explain a little… Read more » about My experience on the Student Leadership Programme
Booking my accommodation with BU
Moving away from home can be daunting, especially if you haven’t done it before. It was for me when I was a first year, and the idea of living in shared accommodation was intimidating yet also very exciting! Bournemouth University have multiple options for student accommodation, for instance Dorchester House where I stayed in my… Read more » about Booking my accommodation with BU
Eating out on a budget as a student
When trying to decide where to eat out in Bournemouth as a student, here are some tips on goof places to eat on a budget. Dylan’s bar is Bournemouth university students bar and is on Talbot Campus. The restaurant serves a range of reasonably prices food including vegetarian and vegan options. Dylan’s bar holds many… Read more » about Eating out on a budget as a student
Combining my passion for sport and academic ambitions at BU
This is a guest blog by Zechariah Johnson, a student at BU studying MSc Data Science and AI, who also plays volleyball through the BU Sport Scholarship. When I was offered the opportunity to come set for the volleyball team at BU, I was thrilled to continue my education, continue playing the sport I love,… Read more » about Combining my passion for sport and academic ambitions at BU