By Marianne Calnan 3rd year BU student, BA (Hons) English My name’s Marianne Calnan and I’m currently a third year student at Bournemouth University studying English within the Media School. There’re so many things about Bournemouth to love and it’s not just the uni’s fantastic reputation with many professional industries, a lively night out and… Read more » about Bournemouth- Life’s A Beach and So Much More
By Sanita Lustika 2nd year BU student, BA (Hons) Digital Media Design My name is Sanita and I come from Latvia. At the moment I’m a second (almost third) year student, studying Digital Media Design. The projects this year have become much harder, so I can express how important it is to enjoy student life… Read more » about Bournemouth as a location
Happy Friday from all here in askBU! Here are the answers to the main things we have been asked this week. We hope this helps; however we are always here if you have any questions. Late Applications/ Extra Applications Many of our courses are happy to still receive late or extra applications, however please do… Read more » about askBU Top things asked this week!
By Patricia Obawole 1st year BU Student, LLB (Hons) Law “Accommodation doesn’t really matter!” said no one ever. Like most first year university students, you are about to embark on a journey that will mark the start of the career. The first baby step is moving away from the nest you call home and settling… Read more » about Relocation! Relocation! Relocation!
By Natalie Smith 2nd year BU Student, LLB (Hons) Law It’s safe to say one of the most important decisions when coming to university is choosing your accommodation; it’s your new home and a perfect place to make lasting friends. But a word of caution, it’s super important to be on the ball and ready… Read more » about Choosing your accommodation at BU
By Georgia Geddes Postgraduate BU Student, MSc Forensic Osteology When it comes to picking accommodation, a little research goes a long way! First things first, find out which campus your future course is based on. Talbot Campus is the main campus, whilst Lansdowne Campus is right in the heart of Bournemouth. Depending on which one you’re… Read more » about Choosing your accommodation at BU- A postgraduate view
By Michelle Lillywhite 1st year BU Student, BA (Hons) Social Work So when I decided at 35 that my career was going nowhere and that without a Social Work degree I wouldn’t be able to progress any further I took a good hard look at myself and knew what the answer was – get a… Read more » about The Story so far of a mature student….
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 » about Adjusting to uni life
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 » about What’s great about BU
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 » about Meeting New People
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 » about Top things askBU were asked this week…
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 » about Managing your money