An Economics student’s budgeting survival guide

Applying to university can be a stressful time for all those involved and the main concern is usually the financial side of student life. You may be wondering how you are going to manage your spending and income while at university. Being an Accounting, Finance & Economics student, I am at a slight advantage. I… Read more »

Budgeting – is it really that hard?

“So, I have to pay my rent and bills, buy that book for my course and have money for going home… how am I going to do this?!” I am sure that at least one time in your university experience this thought will cross your mind, but budgeting is not something to be worried about…. Read more »

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How I got £3,500 scholarship from BU to study taught Master’s program…..

Hi, I am Hem Shah, enrolled in MSc in Management with Business Analytics at Bournemouth University. My experience so far has been very enriching, both academically and socially. Today, we will talk about various scholarships that is provided by Bournemouth University to help students in achieving their Higher Education goals.   Importance of a scholarship to… Read more »

A student guide to free Christmas activities: Dorset 2021

SO… It’s our first Christmas since the pandemic, and those who choose to celebrate the holiday can finally have more freedom this year-round. National restrictions last year meant that Bournemouth and Poole’s Christmas markets and lights were limited, and events were postponed, which means this year can be twice as more exciting. For students, saving… Read more »

Toast

5 Healthy & Simple Recipes

Being a university student is indeed a transformation in our life experience. For most of us, this would be our very first time living alone, away from our family. We need to learn how to be independent – feed ourselves, making sure our room in rental accommodations is comfy & safe as possible, socialising, keeping up… Read more »

Reflections…what did Bournemouth University teach me?

Looking back at my time at Bournemouth University, I can acknowledge how much I have learnt over this process and how the experience of university has shaped the career choices I am about to make and the person I am now, four years later. Coming to BU was an anxious time for me. I did… Read more »

Affordable living costs in Bournemouth – 5 tips for international students

Like many international students living and studying abroad for the first time, I was struggled at first to manage my living costs when I came to the UK. After few months of adjusting to my new life, I have experienced and collected some useful tips that may help new students prepare for their upcoming journeys… Read more »

Essential things to pack from home by a Malaysian student

Hello! For today’s post, I will share with you fellow Malaysian and International students essential things that you can bring from home. I know packing is always the main issues whenever we’re about to go somewhere, so hopefully, these tips will be helpful!   Clothes Weather is the major trait in the UK. Before I… Read more »

All you need to know about applying for the NHS Learning Support Fund

This is a guest blog post by current student Cara Ginnifer, studying BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice. Hello, my name is Cara, I’m a student ODP. I initially heard about the NHS Learning Support Fund (NHS LSF) through student finance. Most students are aware of student finance but as allied health professionals we can apply… Read more »