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Being recognised for the Dorset Council Award for Social Work

This is a joint guest blog by William Smith, MA Social Work student, and June Symonds, BA (Hons) Social Work student. They were both awarded the Dorset Council Award for Social Work, at the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences awards ceremony.  When I (William) started my Master’s in September 2020, my end goal was… Read more » about Being recognised for the Dorset Council Award for Social Work

What’s it like to study Operating Department Practice?

This is a guest blog post by current student Cara Ginnifer, studying BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice. Hello, my name is Cara, I’m studying to be an Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) and I wanted to let you know what it’s like to study ODP at Bournemouth University (BU) and why I think you’d enjoy it… Read more » about What’s it like to study Operating Department Practice?

When Godzilla attacked, the PR students stepped up

Guest article by Fern Merritt, BA (Hons) Marketing Communications with PR student, highlights the collaboration between Arts University Bournemouth students and Bournemouth University’s BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science students. The BU simulation for undergraduate Paramedic Science students was the highlight of the year for the PR students that got to be involved! During the action, we… Read more » about When Godzilla attacked, the PR students stepped up

Life as a student paramedic during the pandemic

The following blog is written by Katie Ball, who is a third year student studying BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science. She reflects on her achievements and challenges on this course and whilst on placement.  I’m Katie and I am currently a third year at BU studying BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science. I started my student paramedic journey… Read more » about Life as a student paramedic during the pandemic

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How bursaries have impacted my HE journey

Grants, bursaries, loans and scholarships! It can be so overwhelming starting university and wondering how you’ll be able to afford to support yourself whilst studying. Bournemouth University offers two bursaries to students that are eligible to coincide with your student loan. The first one I’m going to run through is the BU Maintenance Bursary. I’ve… Read more » about How bursaries have impacted my HE journey