In his guest blog, Stephen Sulpy, a BSc (Hons) Forensic Investigation student talks about what it’s like to study as a mature student. Tell us a bit about yourself and the course you study I’m a 30 year old mature student with three children. I’m studying Forensic Investigation at BU. Prior to coming onto the… Read more » about Studying Forensic Investigation as a mature student
Generational Equity and Sustainable Environment: a Common Goal for All.
Taken for Granted The world’s natural resources are fast depleting; globally, human beings are using them faster than they can naturally replenish themselves and we are not also replacing or replanting as much as we take or at the pace we explore where possible. For instance, reports have emerged that the fashion industry is not… Read more » about Generational Equity and Sustainable Environment: a Common Goal for All.
Love your (e)-library: making the most of BU’s online library services
Access to essential university facilities such as the library was definitely one of the biggest things that affected my studies when we entered the first lockdown in March 2020. Gone were the days where I could head to the peaceful and warm library with stable Wi-Fi access and printing services to knock out an assignment…. Read more » about Love your (e)-library: making the most of BU’s online library services
From Bournemouth to Bali: Zach’s prize-winning placement
Last year, BSc (Hons) Environmental Science student Zach Boakes wrote a blog piece about his placement year co-founding volunteering organisation North Bali Reef Conservation. Now he has been awarded the BU Placement Prize for his achievements, he is back with an update on how it is all going. My sandwich placement was spent at North… Read more » about From Bournemouth to Bali: Zach’s prize-winning placement
COVID-19 has changed our lives, from how we work to how we interact with each other and everything in between. In the midst of these uncertain times however remains annual Earth Day happening on the 22nd of April, uniting millions around the globe to inspire action against climate change and environmental damage. Earth Day 2020… Read more » about Earth Day
Why study BSc (Hons) Geography at BU
Choosing a subject to study at university can be difficult, especially as this is going to be the main thing you spend at least 80% of your time on for the next three or four years. When making this choice I personally got pretty confused as even if you have narrowed down the universities you… Read more » about Why study BSc (Hons) Geography at BU
Emily’s experience from BU student to graduate at GlaxoSmithKline
Emily Dalton graduated from BU in 2018 with a BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences degree and is now in her second year of a graduate scheme with GlaxoSmithKline. Read her guest blog post to hear all about her experiences at BU and beyond! Before coming to BU, I was pretty sure that I wanted to end… Read more » about Emily’s experience from BU student to graduate at GlaxoSmithKline
From BU student to Assistant Meteorologist – graduate Becky tells us of her experiences
Guest blogger Becky Fowell is a BSc (Hons) Geography graduate who has gone from BU student to Assistant Meteorologist. Take a read of her blog to see how being a student here continues to help with her career path – even after graduation! For me, university seemed like the next step for someone who enjoyed… Read more » about From BU student to Assistant Meteorologist – graduate Becky tells us of her experiences
Forest Resilience SERT to Croatia
This summer I was lucky enough to take part in a one-week ‘Student Environmental Research Team [SERT] trip along with 4 other students and 2 lecturers, to Croatia. This was such an amazing opportunity not only to develop research skills but also to travel to a new country, all thanks to doing my BSc (Hons)… Read more » about Forest Resilience SERT to Croatia
Bourne to make a difference. How I co-founded the Bali Reef Conservation
This is a guest blog, by Zach Boakes studying BSc (Hons) Environmental Science. The story behind my research has a less than academic setting! In May 2016, I was in Bali as a volunteer, teaching children how to play the drums. Whilst I was there, I made friends with a local guy, Ketut, and we began snorkelling together. We started discussing… Read more » about Bourne to make a difference. How I co-founded the Bali Reef Conservation
Why you should always take opportunities by the horns! SURE Conference 2019.
This is a guest blog written by Rebecca Fowell, who is currently studying BSc (Hons) Geography at BU. I SURE am happy I took part in the undergrad conference! Coming to university can be a pretty daunting experience. You effectively get kicked out of the nest at 18, you’re surrounded by complete and utter strangers… Read more » about Why you should always take opportunities by the horns! SURE Conference 2019.
Why you should consider Forensic Science!
Jess loves how varied her degree is. From chemistry, to law and practice to crime scene analysis there’s never a day that is the same. BU is renowned for the practical emphasis of these courses, providing plenty of experiences for students in the testing suites and labs as well as going out in the field!… Read more » about Why you should consider Forensic Science!