How to make friends in your seminar group

So you’ve just arrived at uni, and you’re thrown into your first “proper” session of work, where it feels more like school in a classroom with uncomfortable chairs and a whiteboard at the head of the class. Around the room you are surrounded with unfamiliar faces and you have no idea where to sit, who… Read more » about How to make friends in your seminar group

Dear Diary, I missed the UCAS application deadline!

There are several reasons people don’t always get to applying for university by the January 15th deadline. And you might be wondering what this means for you? Here are two different scenarios which should shed some light on what to expect and what your different options are if you too haven’t applied yet. Dear Diary,… Read more » about Dear Diary, I missed the UCAS application deadline!

Conference at BU

My experience at the Tourism and Hospitality Fusion Summit 2019

This is a guest blog by Laura Millward, currently studying BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management. Hi,  I am currently in my final year, studying International Hospitality Management. We were lucky enough to get the opportunity to attend the annual Fusion Summit in London, as part of our course. We were introduced to some recognised names… Read more » about My experience at the Tourism and Hospitality Fusion Summit 2019

My role as a Schools Liaison Ambassador

This is a guest blog by current student Modalmu, who is studying BSc (Hons) Psychology and works as a Schools Liaison ambassador. Hi, my name is Modolamu, I am a final year psychology student and currently a student ambassador for Bournemouth university. My role as a student ambassador varies from working in the office, giving… Read more » about My role as a Schools Liaison Ambassador

Why you should apply to be a Student Recruitment Ambassador

This is a guest blog by current student Shaun, studying BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences. Do you want to do that little bit extra and get paid to do it at the same time? Well one option is to become a student ambassador. Yes, that’s right the ones in the bright pink hoodies. I have been… Read more » about Why you should apply to be a Student Recruitment Ambassador

I’m a mum, a student, and a student ambassador

This is a guest blog by current student Rebecca studying BSc (Hons) Midwifery. Being a 38 year old mature student with 3 children, about to embark on a full time degree was pretty daunting at first. I had done my research and knew that the Midwifery degree required commitment and dedication and I did wonder… Read more » about I’m a mum, a student, and a student ambassador

Students wearing orange ResLifeBU team t-shirts

ResLifeBU – Who are we and what do we do!?

This is a guest blog by ResLifeBU Assistant Phoebe Watkins. Feeling a little apprehensive about moving away from home? Wondering how your going to meet new people when you arrive? ResLifeBU have you covered. In 2016 BU launched ResLife, to help create a lively, friendly and supportive community for new students in BU accommodation. So,… Read more » about ResLifeBU – Who are we and what do we do!?

What the Academic Scholarship meant for me

Once you have decided what subject you want to study, it can be tough choosing universities; especially if you have received multiple offers. While there are many considerations to be made, such as the quality of the university, the experience of staff, the location, etc. One of the biggest concerns will always be money. When… Read more » about What the Academic Scholarship meant for me

How SUBU can transform your student experience

This is a guest blog by Bradley Powell, Student Welfare Officer, SUBU. If you want to make the most out of your time at BU, I’d definitely recommend getting involved with SUBU. There’s plenty of opportunities for everyone. In first year, I volunteered to be the Student Rep. This led to a snowball effect; The skills and experience I gained from… Read more » about How SUBU can transform your student experience

Emily’s take on a long distance relationship whilst at university

You might be thinking of applying to university, or you  may have already applied to university but feel a little apprehensive about leaving your partner behind. I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for 5 years and nearly 2 years of this time I have spent at University. I am writing this blog… Read more » about Emily’s take on a long distance relationship whilst at university