Being a university student is indeed a transformation in our life experience. For most of us, this would be our very first time living alone, away from our family. We need to learn how to be independent – feed ourselves, making sure our room in rental accommodations is comfy & safe as possible, socialising, keeping up… Read more »
Whilst winter brings with it joyous celebrations and sometimes the biggest sense of community, it also brings earlier sunsets and colder days. It’s common to feel gloomier and more alone around the season, although there are so many ways to improve this! This blog will centre around the best ways to improve your mental and… Read more »
As the chilly weather is at my doorstep, days are getting dark sooner and seeing my breath more vividly in the cold, I can feel my first winter in the UK is close. UK winter can be challenging, especially for an international student coming from a tropical country like Vietnam like me. However, by preparing… Read more »
In this vlog, I’d like to tell you about how I manage a part-time job alongside my studies, as well as how I budget at uni. I hope my top tips are helpful and give you an idea about how to manage your finances when at uni.
Studying abroad for many international students like me is a golden opportunity to discover my potential while bringing a number of significant changes. It can be enjoyable and full of delights, but it can also be challenging. Therefore, listening to your mind and taking care of your mental well-being is an essential experience for international… Read more »
Going to University is already a huge milestone that you achieve in your life, especially when you choose to move thousand of miles away from your home. Coming to a different country, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed. From making new friends to adjusting to the weather and the cultures. While at the same time, we… Read more »
Whether you’re applying for university straight from 6th form, college, or are a mature student, the experience can be daunting, especially if you’re applying without assistance from your college. Now you’ve decided to go to university and what you’d like to study, the application process begins. There are two deadlines, dep ending on where and… Read more »
Hiya The summer before I went to uni my head was swimming with questions about what uni was like. How do you meet people? How do you avoid getting lost on campus?? What if I don’t drink!? So I thought I’d put together a list of all the questions I wanted answering before I went… Read more »
Since the lovely weather has started and summer has rolled into full force, Emily and her housemates have gone out exploring yet again and have found some more Bournemouth gems to share with you! We hope you find some new places to explore from this video 🙂 Watch Emily’s other vlog about places to visit.
Yes I learnt a lot about my course and industry while at university, but my time at BU taught me a lot about life too. These are some of the key lessons I learnt: 1. Friendships It is cliche but the value of friendships becomes very clear while at university, you start to appreciate quality… Read more »
Melly’s back to share her tips about some of the best places to visit in the local area if you’re looking for a bit of history and culture.
Like many international students living and studying abroad for the first time, I was struggled at first to manage my living costs when I came to the UK. After few months of adjusting to my new life, I have experienced and collected some useful tips that may help new students prepare for their upcoming journeys… Read more »