How the support of my Faculty Learning Development team has helped me to best perform in my academic work

Before starting my master’s programme at BU, I used to work in the industry for three years. At the beginning of my journey at BU, I used to worry that the academic gap and difference in teaching methods would make my study in the UK more challenging. Little did I know that with the great… Read more »

My international student journey from “I don’t want to go out because the weather is too cold” to “I can live here forever!”

My international student journey from “I don’t want to go out because the weather is too cold” to “I can live here forever!”   I remember the first week I moved to Bournemouth from Istanbul/Turkey. Istanbul is a city where you can see the sun almost every day, even in winter! That is why at… Read more »

USA to the UK: The biggest differences and similarities I have experienced

Arriving in the UK Being from the US, the one thing most Americans would be able to say about the UK is that the general population speaks English. When I arrived in Bournemouth I found that a shared language does not mean a shared culture. There are many differences between life in the UK and… Read more »