Top tips for budgeting as a student

Hi everyone! I’m Areej! I am from Egypt and I’m doing the games software engineering course. Today I am going to tell you all about some budgeting tips that I personally follow. Being a student and having limited finances doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t go out or that you have to live off of instant… Read more » about Top tips for budgeting as a student

Why Bournemouth is the best town for students…

We all think that whatever town our university is in, it is the best town for students but Bournemouth definitely is something special! When my friends visit from other universities, they comment on how great it is, so it’s not just my bias… here are a few reasons why:   The Beach. Bournemouth is situated… Read more » about Why Bournemouth is the best town for students…

Being a Student Ambassador: A perfect opportunity

Hi everyone, my name is Alejandra and I am a Master’s student from Colombia. Before arriving in the UK, I found out about student ambassadors and their roles. Writing blogs caught my attention because I wanted to gain experience within the university.  I also wanted to earn some money for myself and this is what… Read more » about Being a Student Ambassador: A perfect opportunity

Comparing and Contrasting: American and British study skills

I completed two years of higher education previously in the US in a community college before I came to BU and there are numerous differences between the two education systems. At home studying was focused on online and based around memorising information. Online access had to be paid for and quizzes and e-textbooks were closely… Read more » about Comparing and Contrasting: American and British study skills

BA (Hons) Archaeology and Anthropology. Do you dig it?!

This is a guest blog by current student Sam Randall, studying BA (Hons) Archaeology & Anthropology. I’ve always been interested in archaeology and anthropology – I grew up in Somerset and Wiltshire and there are so many artefacts all around us. I can’t remember specifically what I found that got me so interested, but I became fascinated with archaeology and then later by human remains. I… Read more » about BA (Hons) Archaeology and Anthropology. Do you dig it?!

How BU encourages students to follow their career prospects

Hello everyone! I cannot tell you how BU has improved my career prospects! As I am studying MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology, my examples will be based on my course, but you can see what BU can offer in terms of placement opportunities. The first week of our classes, the professor came in to introduce herself,… Read more » about How BU encourages students to follow their career prospects

The BU Music Scholarship enabled me to pursue my studies and my passion

This is guest blog by current student Ed Parker, studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. As a youngster, I invested thousands of hours into developing my musical skills, and performed at a high level. When I made a career change and decided to go back to university to study nursing, I was concerned I would not have the time or… Read more » about The BU Music Scholarship enabled me to pursue my studies and my passion

Living in hospital accommodation v living in halls as a health and social care student

This is a guest blog by current student Marie Drayton who studies BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing and Lucy Biggs who studies BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing. – Marie Drayton  Studying while living in Bournemouth hospital accommodation has been a really positive experience for me. I’ve not had to worry about moving every year, and because… Read more » about Living in hospital accommodation v living in halls as a health and social care student