Whether you prefer using public transport, travelling by air, or riding bicycles, Bournemouth offers all those great and convenient options that help you easily explore the local area and other cities in the UK in all the way you want. Going from London I remember arriving at Heathrow Airport in London in the middle of… Read more » about Travel advice exploring Bournemouth and the local area
One way flight: Look back piece on leaving home
My parents have worked hard to ensure my sisters and I are able to attend university abroad. Growing up and moving out was what we expected. Looking back, it wasn’t until early September when the realisation struck me that I am moving away. At first it was excitement and joy, being able to start a… Read more » about One way flight: Look back piece on leaving home
The first few days: 3 tips to settling in
Moving to university is an entire experience on its own. You have traveled the distance, you have your belongings in bags, and you have just stepped into your accommodation. Now you are here and classes have not yet begun, so you may start to feel the sense of “what now?” I have personally met an… Read more » about The first few days: 3 tips to settling in
Top 10 coffee spots and eateries in Bournemouth
Hi! If you’re here because you’re looking for new places to go in Bournemouth, you come to the right post! I will be sharing my personal favourite coffee spots and eateries in Bournemouth, and maybe one of these will become your favourite too! Coffee spot : Delice des champs A french café located on the… Read more » about Top 10 coffee spots and eateries in Bournemouth
Christian’s work abroad experience in Bergen
This is a guest blog by Christian Abi Farah, BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy graduate. Studying sports therapy at Bournemouth University presented me with many opportunities. One of the most valuable experiences was being able to work abroad in Bergen, Norway. This had me witness a completely different culture and way of living. People in Bergen… Read more » about Christian’s work abroad experience in Bergen
Study Skills in the UK vs Malaysia (my home country)
Hi! My name is Ayra and I studied in Malaysia until I was 20 years old before deciding to study abroad. I choose Bournemouth University to further my Undergraduate studies in the Sociology and Social Anthropology. I am now halfway into my degree and have noticed several differences in my study skills when I’m… Read more » about Study Skills in the UK vs Malaysia (my home country)
From Bournemouth to Bali: Zach’s prize-winning placement
Last year, BSc (Hons) Environmental Science student Zach Boakes wrote a blog piece about his placement year co-founding volunteering organisation North Bali Reef Conservation. Now he has been awarded the BU Placement Prize for his achievements, he is back with an update on how it is all going. My sandwich placement was spent at North… Read more » about From Bournemouth to Bali: Zach’s prize-winning placement
UCAS FAQs: Your questions answered!
If your UCAS event was cancelled, then no worries, I’ve answered the questions we get asked the most at these events. Where is Bournemouth and what is there to do? Bournemouth is a seaside town located along the English south coast with Poole to its west, Christchurch to the east, and roughly only a 45-minute… Read more » about UCAS FAQs: Your questions answered!
Why study BSc (Hons) Geography at BU
Choosing a subject to study at university can be difficult, especially as this is going to be the main thing you spend at least 80% of your time on for the next three or four years. When making this choice I personally got pretty confused as even if you have narrowed down the universities you… Read more » about Why study BSc (Hons) Geography at BU
Want to Study Abroad? BU Is Here to Help You!
The prospect of studying a semester abroad at a different university to your own, might seem like a small step for an international student, but it still represents a significant action nonetheless, regardless of where you come from. Going on an exchange programme is an opportunity not to be missed, and one you can gain… Read more » about Want to Study Abroad? BU Is Here to Help You!
Amir’s trip to ICT summer school in China
This is a guest blog by Amir Khan, BSc (Hons) Computer Networks. In July 2019, I was sponsored to attend an ICT summer school in Xi’an, China, alongside four other students from Bournemouth University. We were summer school students of Xidian University for 10 days accompanied by 77 other students from 23 countries. Xidian Unversity… Read more » about Amir’s trip to ICT summer school in China
My international experience in India as a Sports Therapy student
This is a guest blog by Kathryn Hayward, BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy. She had an opportunity to travel to India with three other students from Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Nutrition courses. My trip to India with Bournemouth University taught me a lot about the different cultures and education in other places of the world. It… Read more » about My international experience in India as a Sports Therapy student