The trials of renting

When searching for housing for your second and third year there are many things to think about. Choosing who you’re going to rent with, who you are going to rent from and the house you’re going to choose. Each of these are often difficult decisions to make. When making that judgment many things need to… Read more »

Studying over summer

So, university’s over. Well for now at least – it’s summer time. Time to relax and let go of some steam right? Well yes, partly. This is the time for you to go on holidays, bathe in the sun and spend time with your family before you start another hectic year at university. But, between all that it’s… Read more »

Survival kit for managing PG’s reading workload

We do not wait until we’re studying for a Master’s to start reading; we already read a lot whilst studying at undergraduate level or even long before that. So why is the importance of reading particularly emphasized at postgraduate level? What makes PG reading different than that of undergraduate study? The main differences are the amount and depth… Read more »

Volunteering at BU

Bournemouth uni offers many opportunities to volunteer which can be really rewarding and a great feature for your CV. SUBU recommend activities like RAG (Raising and Giving) where you can volunteer your time to raise money for charity while embarking on life changing activities. Whether it’s 5 minutes of your time to paint a bird… Read more »

Preparing for a placement

Summer is finally here! And whilst that means making most of the sunny weather and catching up with friends it is also the perfect time to gain vital industry experience. Most degrees at Bournemouth University have a compulsory 4/6 week or year placement as part of their course, which students must complete to graduate. This… Read more »