A guide to BU’s libraries

Bournemouth University has great library facilities, at both the Talbot and Lansdowne campuses, as well as online through MyBU. At the Talbot campus there is the Sir Michael Cobham Library, and at the Lansdowne campus there is the Bournemouth House Library. The Sir Michael Cobham Library is the larger of the two libraries, spanning over… Read more »

How to make uni a place like home: The ultimate guide to BU’s welfare and support

Many of us are afraid to face the anxiety of first going to uni; especially if we have to move away from home and sometimes even to another country. An independent life starts; we have to learn to live, study and struggle financially and emotionally – without mommy always around to back us up when something happens…. Read more »

My week in photos

We had an unusually cold winter back home with ten degrees below zero when I left for Bournemouth so the chilly temperatures here feel like spring and make me glad to be back! Seeing my family again is always great, but it sure doesn’t leave me much time to work on all my assignments. Which means, that… Read more »

On your doorstep: Throop Mill

Bournemouth has much to offer the typical student, with plenty of options for social days and evenings out but Bournemouth is just a small part of the County of Dorset, and Dorset has many historic landmarks, beautiful coasts, and areas of natural beauty that can be explored. Just on the edge of Bournemouth in between Muscliffe… Read more »

A 2nd year’s search for her perfect placement: using BU’s Careers and Employability Service

Rewind four months and I’ve just started my second year of Uni. One of my first lectures was titled: ‘Careers and Placement Lecture’. It was literally my first day of the new academic year and after just about recovering from first year, I was now having to think about my third year. Cue instant fear. We… Read more »