This is a guest blog by BA (Hons) History graduate Tom Rayner whose ambition is to one day work alongside his lecturers as an academic himself. I learned many vital things I learnt in my three years at BU. On reflection, they shaped the course of my future as I became an independent adult. There are the academic… Read more » about How History has shaped my future
What you get when you choose an NCCA course
I’m Lara Barusso from Italy, currently studying Computer Animation Art and Design and this time i want to introduce you to what is available for every animation or visual effects student here. As an animation student you will have all you need and more for your course. On campus facilities First of all, you will… Read more » about What you get when you choose an NCCA course
Comparing and Contrasting: American and British study skills
I completed two years of higher education previously in the US in a community college before I came to BU and there are numerous differences between the two education systems. At home studying was focused on online and based around memorising information. Online access had to be paid for and quizzes and e-textbooks were closely… Read more » about Comparing and Contrasting: American and British study skills
BA (Hons) Archaeology and Anthropology. Do you dig it?!
This is a guest blog by current student Sam Randall, studying BA (Hons) Archaeology & Anthropology. I’ve always been interested in archaeology and anthropology – I grew up in Somerset and Wiltshire and there are so many artefacts all around us. I can’t remember specifically what I found that got me so interested, but I became fascinated with archaeology and then later by human remains. I… Read more » about BA (Hons) Archaeology and Anthropology. Do you dig it?!
Studying Archaeology at BU
Thinking about a degree in Archaeology? Felise and Kate tell us what they really love about their Archaeology degrees whilst showing us some of the amazing artefacts found by BU students on digs. They talk placements, great tutors, favourite units and much more!
Living in hospital accommodation v living in halls as a health and social care student
This is a guest blog by current student Marie Drayton who studies BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing and Lucy Biggs who studies BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing. – Marie Drayton Studying while living in Bournemouth hospital accommodation has been a really positive experience for me. I’ve not had to worry about moving every year, and because… Read more » about Living in hospital accommodation v living in halls as a health and social care student
My journey into Higher Education
Sometimes your plans for when you finish school or college don’t quite work out. You might change your mind, discover a different option, not quite achieve the grades you need, the list goes on. Maybe you were thinking about an apprenticeship? Maybe you want to go travelling? Watch my vlog to hear my story and… Read more » about My journey into Higher Education
My experience at the Tourism and Hospitality Fusion Summit 2019
This is a guest blog by Laura Millward, currently studying BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management. Hi, I am currently in my final year, studying International Hospitality Management. We were lucky enough to get the opportunity to attend the annual Fusion Summit in London, as part of our course. We were introduced to some recognised names… Read more » about My experience at the Tourism and Hospitality Fusion Summit 2019
I’m a mum, a student, and a student ambassador
This is a guest blog by current student Rebecca studying BSc (Hons) Midwifery. Being a 38 year old mature student with 3 children, about to embark on a full time degree was pretty daunting at first. I had done my research and knew that the Midwifery degree required commitment and dedication and I did wonder… Read more » about I’m a mum, a student, and a student ambassador
First Year Geographers’ Residential Field Trip to the Peak District
The residential field trip to the Peak District is definitely one of the highlights of first year in my opinion. It gave us a chance to experience carrying out fieldwork in a new environment, whilst also allowing us to socialise and bond together as a course throughout the trip’s duration. The first day was mainly… Read more » about First Year Geographers’ Residential Field Trip to the Peak District
One step closer to my Google dream
Sebastian loved studying at BU so much that he decided to stay on to study a postgrad degree in MSc Internet of Things with Cyber Security. We asked him some questions about his decision and you can read his reposes below. What was your main reason for studying a postgraduate qualification? To gain double specialisation in… Read more » about One step closer to my Google dream
What it’s like to be a practicing Adult Nurse after graduating
This is a guest blog by BU graduate Scott Bruce. First things first, being a qualified nurse is completely different to being a student! You actually get to call yourself a nurse and the buck stops with you! (EEK!… Scary, Right?!) You find yourself on shift saying things like “I’ll just go and check” or… Read more » about What it’s like to be a practicing Adult Nurse after graduating