Experiencing Holi After 20 Years Outside India

What Is Holi? Holi is the festival of colours in the season of spring back in India. This is celebrated with family and friends by applying colours to each other. In some parts of the country, it is more than just a celebration, it is the time for bonding with our near and dear ones…. Read more » about Experiencing Holi After 20 Years Outside India

My scholarship story: Changing my life

  Hi guys! I’m Malvika Shahi and I’m doing my Masters in Creative Writing and Publishing at Bournemouth University. Studying abroad is a great opportunity for every student but the financial expenses can seem a bit daunting. Luckily, Bournemouth University awards loads of financial aid in the form of scholarships and discounts for students. For… Read more » about My scholarship story: Changing my life

Making the most of a January start

Are you thinking about postgraduate study in 2020? Why not start this month –  Bournemouth University has a wide range of  Master’s degrees available. Bournemouth is my hometown – I was born and raised here – so for me, it was a no-brainer to do my masters at BU as I have lived here my… Read more » about Making the most of a January start

An English Christmas for an Indian Girl

Before moving to Bournemouth, my idea of Christmas was based on movies and books. Indian Christmas is different- a week of holidays, adorable little stars hanging outside every home, and giant Christmas trees in shopping malls. The world in my books and films and the world around me were so far apart, I could have… Read more » about An English Christmas for an Indian Girl

5 ways to celebrate the festive season on a student budget

Christmas is fast approaching, and as well as December deadlines and January exams, trying to budget over the festive season can be very difficult. But fear not – there are definitely ways to celebrate the holidays on a student budget! Each year my housemates and I find new and exciting activities that require minimum spending…… Read more » about 5 ways to celebrate the festive season on a student budget

Starting university- the support offered by The Additional Learning support Team

Hello there! My name is Emiyn, I am an MSc Biological Anthropology student here at Bournemouth University. I wanted to talk about the Additional Learning Support offered here, as it has had a huge impact on the quality of my university experience. I entered Bournemouth University through Clearing, so beginning my university life was hectic,… Read more » about Starting university- the support offered by The Additional Learning support Team

What to bring to the UK

We’re the Transitions team. We want to help make sure your transition to BU is as easy as possible…. The two suitcases rule When thinking about what to bring to the UK there are a few things to consider. Check the luggage allowance for your airline. If you need to bring more, it’s usually much… Read more » about What to bring to the UK

The warm welcome of the International Commencement Ceremony

Hi! I am Sujata Shekhawat from India and I am studying MA Media and Communication. Bournemouth University is really diverse, and I was amazed to see that it has students from almost all the parts of the world, which is really amazing. Studying at an international university with such a diverse range of nationalities helps… Read more » about The warm welcome of the International Commencement Ceremony