My exchange to Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

This is a guest blog by current student, Matthew Craig My name is Matthew Craig and I am a third year student at Bournemouth University studying Sports Development and Coaching Sciences. I have just completed my semester abroad (August to January) in Groningen, the Netherlands.           Why choose Groningen? Groningen is a… Read more » about My exchange to Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

A taste of Italy in Bournemouth

At first, I was concerned how I would survive here! On my first trips to the supermarket, I was lost. I couldn’t find anything I was used to. However, I realised that if you look carefully, you can actually find food that can help you reproduce your favourite Italian dishes. The interesting thing I found… Read more » about A taste of Italy in Bournemouth

What’s it like to study Computer Animation at BU?

Hello, my name is Patrycja and I’m from Poland. I’m a first year BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art and Design student. Today I want to answer the question that I am frequently asked: What’s it like to study Computer Animation at BU? First of all, for me it is great! It is a lot of… Read more » about What’s it like to study Computer Animation at BU?

Get Involved! Volunteering at BU

Happy National Volunteering week! University brings to mind thoughts of opportunity and ways to get involved – and what better way to get involved than giving back to your community? I personally find volunteering a really rewarding and fun way to get involved in local (and not so local!) events and give back to the… Read more » about Get Involved! Volunteering at BU

How important are grades? What does (Hons) mean? A comparison of Polish and English universities

Hello, my name is Patrycja and I am studying BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art and Design at Bournemouth University. I’m from Poland and one of the biggest differences between studying in Poland and the UK are the university grading systems. This was quite a surprise for me and it was something I had to get… Read more » about How important are grades? What does (Hons) mean? A comparison of Polish and English universities

Callum Moss’ exchange at Norwegian School of Sports Sciences

This is a guest blog by current student Callum Moss studying BSc (Hons) Sports Development & Coaching Sciences. This is my blog about my exchange to the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences in the first semester (August-December) of my 4th and final year. I hope that by reading this some people may feel that they… Read more » about Callum Moss’ exchange at Norwegian School of Sports Sciences

Why you should always take opportunities by the horns! SURE Conference 2019.

This is a guest blog written by Rebecca Fowell, who is currently studying BSc (Hons) Geography at BU. I SURE am happy I took part in the undergrad conference! Coming to university can be a pretty daunting experience. You effectively get kicked out of the nest at 18, you’re surrounded by complete and utter strangers… Read more » about Why you should always take opportunities by the horns! SURE Conference 2019.

My exciting week in Vietnam at the Global Festival of Learning 2019

The Global Festival of Learning is based on Bournemouth University’s successful UK based Festival, and is a platform that celebrates learning, disseminates cutting edge research and delivers impact across borders. And when I received an email offering any students undertaking the Global Talent Programme the opportunity to apply for this year’s festival, I knew it… Read more » about My exciting week in Vietnam at the Global Festival of Learning 2019

Second Year: International Field Trip to Costa Rica

So I’m studying BSc (Hons) Geography! The international field trip is an optional unit in the second year of some courses under the category of Life and Environmental Sciences in the faculty of Science and Technology including Geography, Environmental Science, Ecology and Wildlife Conservation and Biological Sciences. The destination of the trip has been known… Read more » about Second Year: International Field Trip to Costa Rica

Study Tips Whilst at Uni

Uni is very different from school or college! You will most likely be expected to be a little more independent and are required to spend a good amount of time independently completing wider reading for your course. I definitely struggled with this when I arrived at uni, as although there is available support from lecturers… Read more » about Study Tips Whilst at Uni