Hey, I’m Mia and in my vlog I’ve discussed the differences between living in uni accommodation and living in a house for the first time! I’ve mentioned what you can expect from living in a house for the first time and some tips on the transition from halls to house. I hope it helps!
Fifteen students from Breda University of Applied Science (BUAS) in the Netherlands came to BU for a three-week intensive TV studio course. In my vlog, I talk about what I learned as a student mentor during this experience- and why I loved it!
I’ll be honest, before coming to university I had no idea that student bank accounts were a thing, and so an article like this would have been quite useful! You might be thinking, what’s the point? I already have an account, why do I need another? One word: Freebies! Firstly let’s understand the difference between… Read more » about Everything you need to know about student bank accounts
Being away from home in a new place is scary enough, especially if you’re too far away from home to visit regularly. I was quite lucky as I’m from the south of Hampshire, and my home was only an hour’s drive from Bournemouth. Still, I moved into Purbeck House during the pandemic, which meant seeing… Read more » about How to feel at home when you’re away from home
Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram for more international news and stories! Being an international student is a rollercoaster ride filled with new experiences, challenges, and personal growth. After completing my first year studying in the United Kingdom, I eagerly returned home to India to visit my family. Little did I know that this… Read more » about From Curries to Culture Shock: How My First Year in the UK Changed Me in My Family’s Eyes
Hey guys, here is my Summer Ball 2023 vlog! I was lucky enough to photograph this event and in this vlog, I’m going to take you through the set up and prep before Summer Ball, and what it was like on the night! I hope you enjoy watching 😊
Summer Ball is an exciting time of the year! A place for all students to come together to celebrate the end of the academic year (and the end of their degrees for many students!). It is organised by the student’s union SUBU to fundraise for other activities throughout the next academic year, such as financially… Read more » about Everything you need to know about the BU Summer Ball
At university, you will be exposed to a very different way of learning than you would have had in Secondary School and Sixth Form/College. Higher Education is more focused on independent learning and at BU, we like to see ourselves as colleagues and less as teachers and students. So what actually is the difference between… Read more » about Lecture vs Seminar?! What is the difference?
From the very beginning of the BA (Hons) Television Production degree at BU, you’ll create content in the TV studio and out on location, produce, direct, operate camera and sound equipment, vision mix, edit, present, arrange lighting, floor manage and much more. Join me on a filming day to get an insight into what this… Read more » about A TV Production student filming day!
Being a ‘mature’ student, I already lived locally and didn’t need to move into halls, so I stayed in the flat I already lived in. That played a small role in not being able to meet and socialise with my peers prior to my first day at uni. I’m quite an open, talk-to-anyone kind of… Read more » about What joining a society will do for your social life at Uni
Arriving to your accommodation early? Staying until your tenancy runs out? Whatever your reason, at some point you’re likely to be in Bournemouth during the summer. When societies take a pause and you’re (temporarily!) free from lectures and seminars, you might start to wonder what to do with your spare time. Of course, Bournemouth is… Read more » about 5 things to do in Bournemouth during the summer
Don’t forget to Follow us on Instagram for more news and international student stories! Leaving behind the family and venturing into the unknown is a journey filled with mixed emotions for international students. As someone who has embarked on this path myself, I understand the profound longing for a sense of belonging. In this blog post, I will… Read more » about Finding a Sense of Belonging: Tips for International Students to Create a Home in the UK Away from Home