The diversity and opportunity in SportBU

Hi everyone, my name is Ram, a student on the MA Directing Film and Television course. Today, I want to share a little about the different sports activities offered by SportBU, and in particular the sport that I participate in: badminton. Sport sessions at SportBU SportBU offer many different sport sessions in a regular week… Read more » about The diversity and opportunity in SportBU

Two wheels in the Town: a cyclist’s guide to Bournemouth

With its 10-mile-long promenade, rich countryside and well-organised roads, Bournemouth offers a great place to hop on a bike to commute or explore, trust me!! With its eco-mind, the university fully supports you bringing your bike to the seaside and offers a variety of services to support you doing so, and to keep you and… Read more » about Two wheels in the Town: a cyclist’s guide to Bournemouth

My exciting week in Vietnam at the Global Festival of Learning 2019

The Global Festival of Learning is based on Bournemouth University’s successful UK based Festival, and is a platform that celebrates learning, disseminates cutting edge research and delivers impact across borders. And when I received an email offering any students undertaking the Global Talent Programme the opportunity to apply for this year’s festival, I knew it… Read more » about My exciting week in Vietnam at the Global Festival of Learning 2019

Second Year: International Field Trip to Costa Rica

So I’m studying BSc (Hons) Geography! The international field trip is an optional unit in the second year of some courses under the category of Life and Environmental Sciences in the faculty of Science and Technology including Geography, Environmental Science, Ecology and Wildlife Conservation and Biological Sciences. The destination of the trip has been known… Read more » about Second Year: International Field Trip to Costa Rica

How to stop being a slave to your phone

I often find myself in a constant state of procrastination, spending way too much time on my phone, and chances are you do too!!! It’s 2019 and not a moment goes by uncaptured by our phones. Banking/photos/messaging/calling/internet/emails/calculator/tv/ social media/dating apps/music, the list is endless! It has been proven that spending too much time on your… Read more » about How to stop being a slave to your phone

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70% is good? Grading systems in the UK compared to the States

Hi my name is Garrett Bucklin, I am from the United States and I’m currently a Master’s student at Bournemouth University. My undergraduate education was based around both business marketing as well as business management, which has been a nice lead up to my Master’s in Business Administration. There are many differences when transitioning into… Read more » about 70% is good? Grading systems in the UK compared to the States

Study Tips Whilst at Uni

Uni is very different from school or college! You will most likely be expected to be a little more independent and are required to spend a good amount of time independently completing wider reading for your course. I definitely struggled with this when I arrived at uni, as although there is available support from lecturers… Read more » about Study Tips Whilst at Uni

How to stop being a slave to our phones

I often find myself in a constant state of procrastination, spending way too much time on my phone, and chances are you do too!!! It’s 2019 and not a moment goes by uncaptured by our phones. Banking/photos/messaging/calling/internet/emails/calculator/tv/ social media/dating apps/music, the list is endless! It has been proven that spending too much time on your… Read more » about How to stop being a slave to our phones

Is that a Merit or a Distinction? Comparison of Turkish and English grading systems

Hi guys. I’m Talya and I am currently completing my master’s degree in Clinical Psychology here at BU. Today, I will give you a brief summary of the main differences between the Turkish and the English grading systems. The good old Turkish system Coming from Turkey, it might take a while to adapt to a… Read more » about Is that a Merit or a Distinction? Comparison of Turkish and English grading systems

Looking for the “VEG” option?

Hello there, my name is Alejandra. I’m a postgraduate student from Colombia. Nowadays, it’s common to be vegetarian, vegan or simply to look for healthier choices when eating out. I’m personally interested in this topic and it is one of the reasons I’m studying Nutrition and Behaviour. When it comes to food, I do try… Read more » about Looking for the “VEG” option?