Adjusting to uni life

By Rebecca White 2nd year BU Student, BSc (Hons) Archaeology It’s hard at the beginning. You’re probably miles from home, you may have never spent more than a week away from your parents, and suddenly you have to make friends, cook your own food, and clean your own room all at once. I was scared…. Read more »

What’s great about BU

By Carlyle Collins (Guyana) 1st year BU Student, BSc (Hons) Forensic Science BU is a modern university with innovative courses and excellent facilities for student usage and so much more describe Bournemouth University (BU) that I would literally need multiple blogs to say it all! So I will deal with one aspect of BU that… Read more »

Meeting New People

By Bradley Ransom 2nd year BU Student, BA (Hons) Business Studies Before starting University I often thought hard about how things would work out when I got there. I went travelling after finishing my A-levels and moved into a flat in a BU Halls of Residence, Chesil House (2nd newest halls of residence in Bournemouth)… Read more »

Top things askBU were asked this week…

 Status of application We know how anxious this time of year can be, so we try as best we can to respond to applicants within 2-3 weeks of receiving your application through from UCAS. If you submitted your application before the 15 January deadline, Universities have until 31 March to respond. Once you have been… Read more »

Managing your money

By Georgia Geddes MSc Forensic Osteology Being in charge of your own money is…overwhelming. Before I left home, I’d never had a job, my parents didn’t ‘do’ pocket money and they never bought the food I liked when the inevitable weekly shop came around either. One of the things I was looking forward to most… Read more »

Choosing your University: What I think is great about BU!

By Rebekah Klitgaard 1st year BU Student, BA (Hons) Communication & Media Hi prospective students! I’m Becky, a first year student at Bournemouth University studying BA (Hons) Communication and Media; however, this is not my first time at university. I’ve previously studied at a different university before realising it wasn’t right for me, so applied… Read more »

A home away from home for an international student

By Valjo Kutt, (Estonia) 1st year BU Student, BSc (Hons) Sports Management Coming to university to study what interests you the most is a step that lots  of young people  around the world  think about. Having the opportunity to apply for five courses through the UK’s Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) gives you the… Read more »

Open Days

Hi, I’m Max and I work in our events team! We organise a whole range of events throughout the year to help you get the best insight to BU as possible – and I love it! I know it can be hard trying to figure out which event is best for you so I’ve written… Read more »

Student Loans…

Everyone has heard about the changes to student finance this year, and you may be worrying about this will affect you when considering studying at University. Please do not worry, the principle of getting a Tuition fee loan remains unchanged. Student Finance England provide financial support for students in Higher education, and the main options… Read more »