Chizuru Tanaka standing with 3 colleagues

How I used the Turing Scheme for my MBA project

Hello everyone! My name is Chizuru Tanaka and I am delighted to introduce you to my Turing Scheme experience. First of all, I would like to introduce my background. I have been working for a Japanese bank and am taking advantage of my company’s sabbatical leave system to study an MBA course here at Bournemouth… Read more » about How I used the Turing Scheme for my MBA project

How the Turing Scheme helped me travel 11,564 miles away from home, to New Zealand!

My name is Alexandra Southgate, and I am a Business & Management student at Bournemouth University. I have recently come back from my placement and I was lucky enough to complete 11,564 miles away from home, in New Zealand! For as long as I can remember, I have had a desire to travel and work… Read more » about How the Turing Scheme helped me travel 11,564 miles away from home, to New Zealand!

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From Curries to Culture Shock: How My First Year in the UK Changed Me in My Family’s Eyes

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

Pack Smart: Essential Items for International Students Traveling to the UK

Don’t forget to Follow us on Instagram for more news and international student stories! As an international student, moving to the UK is a thrilling experience that needs precise planning when it comes to packing. In my experience as a foreign student, I have learnt what is absolutely necessary to bring, what I neglected to bring, and… Read more » about Pack Smart: Essential Items for International Students Traveling to the UK

Roaming the UK: Budget-Friendly Tips for International Student Explorers

Follow us on Instagram for more news and international student stories! Embarking on a journey to the United Kingdom as an international student is an exciting and transformative experience. Beyond the classroom, the opportunity to explore the diverse landscapes and rich culture of the UK is truly enticing. However, travelling can quickly become expensive, and as a… Read more » about Roaming the UK: Budget-Friendly Tips for International Student Explorers

How to make the most out of studying abroad

Thinking of going abroad as part of your studies? Whether it’s for studying or working during your placement year, there’s lots of things to consider before going in order to make the most of your experience and have the most fun! I spent my placement year working in Spain for 3 months and studying in… Read more » about How to make the most out of studying abroad

Study and work opportunities abroad at BU

Did you know that most BU students are eligible to receive funding in order to study and work abroad? If challenging yourself in an international setting sounds like your kind of thing, then keep on reading for all the necessary details! The new Turing Scheme enables BU students to study or work abroad during their… Read more » about Study and work opportunities abroad at BU

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My placement experience in India

This is a guest blog by Velvet Johnson, who is studying BSc (Hons) Nutrition. Hi, I’m Velvet. I just turned 20 this summer and I’m currently in my third year studying a BSc in Nutrition at Bournemouth University. I chose to study here because the modules within the Nutrition Course looked varied and interesting and… Read more » about My placement experience in India

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Why I chose my course in BU

Why Tourism Management? I am happiest when I am travelling. I absolutely love creating itineraries. The research itself is enlightening. I have often planned travel and accommodation for myself as well as friends and family. All those successfully executed plans gave me a sense of achievement and pushed me in the direction of taking formal… Read more » about Why I chose my course in BU

My unforgettable summer experience in Amsterdam with Turing Scheme funding

Studying at Bournemouth University provides students with endless opportunities to discover our potential and best prepare for our future. Thanks to the Turing Scheme funding, I have just had one of the best summers with valuable experience in Amsterdam that I will never forget. In this blog, I will walk you through my journey of… Read more » about My unforgettable summer experience in Amsterdam with Turing Scheme funding

Little things I love about living in the UK

People say the first impression lasts, and I think it applies to my study experience in the UK. It has been a few weeks since I finished my postgraduate study in MA Marketing Communications at BU, but everything still feels surreal to me. Little have I realised how fast time has passed and how much… Read more » about Little things I love about living in the UK

Men’s mental health and why we should talk about it

I remember the first time I came across the topic of men’s mental health was when I worked on an 8-week project with Youth Champs for Mental Health (YC4MH) as part of my virtual internship with Think Pacific. What surprised me most was the concerning statistics about men’s mental health. Growing up in a society… Read more » about Men’s mental health and why we should talk about it