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Susie’s experience as a BU Law student

I live locally so it was an easy choice to make studying at Bournemouth University. Coupled with Bournemouth being ranked number 3 in the 2024 Complete University Guide for graduate prospects, it was an easy decision. The university works closely with local law firms, creating a great foundation for students at BU to pursue a… Read more » about Susie’s experience as a BU Law student

My Hackathon event experience

During my reading week in the first semester of my second year of studies, I participated in the Bournemouth University X ClickASnap & Teemill Hackathon event, run by the Computing and Informatics department! This was the second Hackathon event I have taken part in, and these events were open to all students within both the… Read more » about My Hackathon event experience

My favourite Christmas events in and around Dorset

Here are my 8 favourite Christmas events in and around Dorset! 1. Bournemouth’s Christmas Wonderland and Alpine Market, of course! Being based in Bournemouth already, this is a must check out. The Alpine market is great to visit and buy some local gifts for friends and family, as well as relaxing at the outdoor Alpine… Read more » about My favourite Christmas events in and around Dorset

Why choose Bournemouth University?

When trying to figure out what university you want to go to, there a several factors that people look out for. Some of these things are location, social life, halls of living, societies, and course type. This blog will tell you everything Bournemouth has to offer and make it easier for you if you are… Read more » about Why choose Bournemouth University?

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My insights into studying BA (Hons) Events Management and finding a placement you love

This is a guest blog post by Katie Stroud, BA (Hons) Events Management student. I’m Katie, and I am currently working at Live Group as part of my placement whilst studying Events Management at BU. As part of my course, I am required to carry out a 30-week placement with a minimum of 30 hours… Read more » about My insights into studying BA (Hons) Events Management and finding a placement you love

Five ways to spend less in Bournemouth

Five ways I spend less in Bournemouth

Bournemouth is a beautiful city for the adventurous. Filled with indoor and outdoor activities. It is difficult to not engage in activities across the seasons. Apart from tourism, Bournemouth is also known for its numerous high-quality educational platforms. Every year, thousands of students from all parts of the world begin their education journey. Navigating this… Read more » about Five ways I spend less in Bournemouth

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How BU’s postgraduate financial support helped me against every student’s worst enemy

Some students prefer to stay at the same university after their undergraduate degree and advance to postgraduate study, and I was no different. However, one of any student’s major worries is, “How am I going to pay for this?”. Having enough money and finding ways to spend less money has always been a part of… Read more » about How BU’s postgraduate financial support helped me against every student’s worst enemy

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How the range of Student Ambassador job roles has developed my skill sets

Hi, I’m Pip, a TV production student here at BU and I’m also a BU Student Ambassador! I get involved with a range of different roles as a Student Ambassador and I absolutely love them all. In my vlog I’ll go into detail about what Student Ambassador roles I do and why they are so… Read more » about How the range of Student Ambassador job roles has developed my skill sets

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My 7 reasons to study at BU!

Hey guys, I’ve put this vlog together about my top 7 reasons to study at BU in my vlog below! Here’s a rundown of the 7 reasons: Great transportation links Bournemouth has so much open area to explore Bursaries & scholarships Opportunities to try something new Large student community Placement opportunities Sustainability

Never be afraid to ask for help: my experiences with BU’s student support services

Admitting that you are struggling and may need some advice, or just a chance to vent is not as easy as it sounds. As a university student, it’s difficult to actually stop and realise that you are finding things difficult. The multitude of student support services available at BU have helped me through some personal… Read more » about Never be afraid to ask for help: my experiences with BU’s student support services