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How I spent five weeks in Fiji through the Turing Scheme funding at BU

My name is Mia, I am 23 and I am a current final year BA (Hons) Social Work student at Bournemouth University. I spent five weeks in Fiji, on a Youth Empowerment Project with Think Pacific through funding with the Turing Scheme. Ever since I was a teenager, I always knew that I wanted to… Read more » about How I spent five weeks in Fiji through the Turing Scheme funding at BU

How the accreditations on the Multimedia Journalism course aid your employability

The Multimedia course at Bournemouth University is accredited by three industry-recognised bodies that help boost your employability. In this blog, I’m going to go through what they are and what they mean for you studying this course and your future in Journalism. When studying Multimedia Journalism at BU, one of the accreditations that you are… Read more » about How the accreditations on the Multimedia Journalism course aid your employability

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My hospitality placement experience in Melbourne, Australia

My name is Kacey Woods, I am currently on my placement year, studying BA (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management. I am currently carrying out a ‘split placement’ over two different organisations in Melbourne, Australia. I have just completed my first placement; as conference and events intern at the Sofitel Melbourne-On- Collins in Melbourne, Australia…. Read more » about My hospitality placement experience in Melbourne, Australia

The role of accreditation in Psychology degrees: what does it mean?

Are you interested in studying Psychology at BU? Then you may have seen this phrase appear on our website, in our prospectuses, or during one of our open days: “BPS accreditation.” Some people (like me, for example) didn’t always understand what it meant to have a BPS-accredited Psychology degree. But don’t worry — I’m here… Read more » about The role of accreditation in Psychology degrees: what does it mean?

Navigating university life: things I wish I knew before I arrived

University for many people is a new experience, and in the time approaching your transition, other students will offer their experiences as encouragement for you to be prepared and know what to expect. Embarking on the journey to university can be a daunting yet an exhilarating prospect. Now being 3 years into my degree, I… Read more » about Navigating university life: things I wish I knew before I arrived

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My trip to Chennai, India, as part of the Turing Scheme at BU

I’m Gabriella Maraschin and I have just returned from my trip to Chennai, India, as part of the Turing Scheme at BU. I am about to begin my 3rd year studying BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy at Bournemouth University. I chose Bournemouth University because they support and welcome international students (like myself) and they are a… Read more » about My trip to Chennai, India, as part of the Turing Scheme at BU

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Scholarship Opportunities: How I Funded My Dream at BU

Hey there, future scholars! Ready to dive into the whirlwind world of funding your dreams at Bournemouth University (BU)? As an international student who’s been there, and got a scholarship from BU to prove it, I’m here to spill the tea on how I unlocked funding opportunities and made my academic dreams a reality. Picture… Read more » about Scholarship Opportunities: How I Funded My Dream at BU

My advice to you – what I wish I had known before starting university

Before beginning life at Bournemouth University, there were a few things I wasn’t prepared enough for. When you first view your timetable, you might not be at uni a lot of the week. This time is to ensure you can complete the reading that is required for your course. Make sure you leave enough space… Read more » about My advice to you – what I wish I had known before starting university