The benefits of being a Student Ambassador at BU

What exactly is a Student Ambassador? Student Ambassadors are the student faces of the university, representing it both in person and online. They are a diverse group, each bringing unique skills and characteristics to the table. Being a Student Ambassador is about communication, leadership, and adaptability, but also the willingness to inspire and connect with… Read more » about The benefits of being a Student Ambassador at BU

Day in my life writing my dissertation

Spend the day with me writing my dissertation

Hey guys, I’m Lily and in this vlog, I take you with me to write my dissertation as a TV Production student! A few real day in my life when studying as a final year at uni! I also talk through my dissertation topic which may be interesting to you if you’re considering TV Production… Read more » about Spend the day with me writing my dissertation

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Where to go when you’re in need of support

I feel this topic is an important one. At some point in our lives, we will all go through some form of worries, concerns, and challenges and will experience the need for professional support that doesn’t require an 18 month waiting list or a referral. I’m going to provide you with a list of up… Read more » about Where to go when you’re in need of support

Embracing the BU community, from start to finish

Being part of the Bournemouth University (BU) community begins when you first apply to be a student, throughout your studies and even after you have graduated. Embarking on my journey at BU, the sense of community began long before arriving as a student. From receiving your application, BU welcomes you into its community, sending emails… Read more » about Embracing the BU community, from start to finish

My experience during Alumni Fest

Thinking about life after uni can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. The transition from being with friends all day and night with the occasional lecture in between to the professional world comes with its own set of challenges and triumphs. Recently, Bournemouth University held ‘Alumni Fest’ an insightful event where previous graduates from Bournemouth came… Read more » about My experience during Alumni Fest

Perks of being a Student Ambassador

Hi! My name is Andrew, and I have been a Student Ambassador at Bournemouth University since June 2023. In this blog, I am going to talk about my favourite perks of being a Student Ambassador, in no particular order! Flexible work around your studies & other commitments One of the best parts of being a… Read more » about Perks of being a Student Ambassador

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Best LGBTQ+ spots in Bournemouth

For years, Bournemouth has had a reputation for being gay-friendly, with lots of LGBTQ+ spots and events to offer. If you’re just arriving at university, or you’re a third year dipping your toes in the water for the first time, here are some great LGBTQ+ spaces to start with. While Flirt Café isn’t an exclusively… Read more » about Best LGBTQ+ spots in Bournemouth

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A mature fish out of water – my undergrad experience as a mature student

If you’re anything like me, you find yourself watching a video for a moment too long on social media, and suddenly you are part of that algorithm… for me, it was Gary Vaynerchuck, better known on his socials as Gary Vee. Before I knew it, I was being screamed at in a high-pitched voice about… Read more » about A mature fish out of water – my undergrad experience as a mature student

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Money-saving app recommendations

Saving money and endless searching for discounts is a critical part of being a student. You’ve paid your tuition, you’ve paid your rent, now what? What money do you have left to spend on yourself? Don’t fret; I’m here to share my favourite apps to help you save money as a student. Food Shopping is… Read more » about Money-saving app recommendations