Overcoming exam pressure at university

My name is Charlotte, I am a first year studying BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism at BU. I have just finished some of my exams and I wanted to share my experience and give some advice on handling the pressure of exams and the support available. The first tip I found helpful was to set aside… Read more » about Overcoming exam pressure at university

The benefits of being a Student Ambassador at BU

What exactly is a Student Ambassador? Student Ambassadors are the student faces of the university, representing it both in person and online. They are a diverse group, each bringing unique skills and characteristics to the table. Being a Student Ambassador is about communication, leadership, and adaptability, but also the willingness to inspire and connect with… Read more » about The benefits of being a Student Ambassador at BU

Day in my life writing my dissertation

Spend the day with me writing my dissertation

Hey guys, I’m Lily and in this vlog, I take you with me to write my dissertation as a TV Production student! A few real day in my life when studying as a final year at uni! I also talk through my dissertation topic which may be interesting to you if you’re considering TV Production… Read more » about Spend the day with me writing my dissertation

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Where to go when you’re in need of support

I feel this topic is an important one. At some point in our lives, we will all go through some form of worries, concerns, and challenges and will experience the need for professional support that doesn’t require an 18 month waiting list or a referral. I’m going to provide you with a list of up… Read more » about Where to go when you’re in need of support

Embracing the BU community, from start to finish

Being part of the Bournemouth University (BU) community begins when you first apply to be a student, throughout your studies and even after you have graduated. Embarking on my journey at BU, the sense of community began long before arriving as a student. From receiving your application, BU welcomes you into its community, sending emails… Read more » about Embracing the BU community, from start to finish

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Transitioning: A Nigerian mature student’s BU experience!

Beginning a new life in a new country is like setting sail on uncharted waters—exciting, nerve-wracking, and brimming with possibilities. For me, that journey began with a leap of faith from a six-year operations career in Nigeria to the vibrant halls of Bournemouth University (BU), where my tech dreams awaited me. After six years of… Read more » about Transitioning: A Nigerian mature student’s BU experience!

Perks of being a Student Ambassador

Hi! My name is Andrew, and I have been a Student Ambassador at Bournemouth University since June 2023. In this blog, I am going to talk about my favourite perks of being a Student Ambassador, in no particular order! Flexible work around your studies & other commitments One of the best parts of being a… Read more » about Perks of being a Student Ambassador

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Best LGBTQ+ spots in Bournemouth

For years, Bournemouth has had a reputation for being gay-friendly, with lots of LGBTQ+ spots and events to offer. If you’re just arriving at university, or you’re a third year dipping your toes in the water for the first time, here are some great LGBTQ+ spaces to start with. While Flirt CafĂ© isn’t an exclusively… Read more » about Best LGBTQ+ spots in Bournemouth

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What it’s like living alone for the first time at uni

I’m back with another vlog! 😁 This time, I’m chatting through what it’s like to live alone in first year – which is a big change if you’ve not lived away from home before. It’s really exciting but there can be challenge – I talk through all of that and hopefully set your mind at… Read more » about What it’s like living alone for the first time at uni