Whether you’re applying for university straight from 6th form, college, or are a mature student, the experience can be daunting, especially if you’re applying without assistance from your college. Now you’ve decided to go to university and what you’d like to study, the application process begins. There are two deadlines, dep ending on where and… Read more » about A first time guide to applying to university
This is a guest blog post by current student Cara Ginnifer, studying BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice. I’m Cara, a first year student studying BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice (ODP). Not many people know what an ODP is or that we exist – I personally think it’s one of the best careers in healthcare. I… Read more » about My experience as an ODP student
This is a guest blog by Mark Westbrook, studying BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. At 38 years, I am a mature student who came to the BU family after completing two years of a three-year degree in Sports Injury and Rehabilitation. After researching BU’s BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy offering and confirmation of my year two BSc grading, I… Read more » about Staying motivated through the BU Sports Scholarship programme
This is a guest blog by Olivia Starr, currently in her third year studying BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology. Studying at BU has always appealed to me. I spent every summer of my childhood at Bournemouth beach and it’s always felt like a second home. But unlike my friends, I came to BU three years… Read more » about My placement with Dorset Police as a Sociology and Criminology student
Hey! It has now been a few weeks from completing my dissertation, and I thought it would be a great moment to reflect on my time at Bournemouth University over the past three years. My time at university was a life-changing experience that I will always treasure. The ride was certainly not easy, but it… Read more » about Reflection on what I have learned from my time at Bournemouth Uni!
This is a guest blog by Henry Fitch-Bartlett, final year BA (Hons) Sociology student who will be graduating from BU with first class honours. After three years studying Sociology, my time at Bournemouth University has come to an end. Throughout my studies I have focused on a wide range of subjects that have been engaging…. Read more » about Highlight of my three-year journey studying Sociology at BU
This is a guest blog by Ayra, first year BA (Hons) Sociology and Social Anthropology student. Hi everyone, my name is Ayra. I’m an international student currently studying BA (Hons) Sociology & Social Anthropology, and just finished with my first year. I’ve always been interested to pursue my studies in Social Anthropology so it was… Read more » about My experience as a Sociology & Social Anthropology student
Coming to Bournemouth University from Bulgaria has been the biggest challenge I’ve ever faced. I remember adjusting to my new lifestyle – the first month was an absolutely surreal experience. Not only did I now have to live on my own, but I also had complete control over my monthly budget. Additionally, the sheer amount… Read more » about Budgeting as a Bulgarian student at BU
It was the summer of 2019 when I finally decided that I wanted to continue studying animation. After extensive research, I had finally decided that Bournemouth University was the best option for me and the next biggest step was my application. I first approached BU by emailing AskBU, questioning them about the animation course. They… Read more » about My Masters Application from India
Computing is something I have been interested in since my early 20s. At the time, being married with a couple of small kids, it wasn’t something I ever thought I would be able to do. Fast forward more than 20 years, and here I am, at Bournemouth University studying Computing. With a lot of encouragement… Read more » about Starting out on a Computing degree at BU … at 46!
There are a range of opportunities to work whilst you are studying in Bournemouth, and among these is the chance to become a Student Ambassador at Bournemouth University like me! This has definitely been a highlight for me during my BU experience, as it can involve so many things. Aside from widening my experiences, this… Read more » about The opportunities when you’re a Student Ambassador at BU
Hello there! My name is Emiyn, I am an MSc Biological Anthropology student here at Bournemouth University. I wanted to talk about the Additional Learning Support offered here, as it has had a huge impact on the quality of my university experience. I entered Bournemouth University through Clearing, so beginning my university life was hectic,… Read more » about Starting university- the support offered by The Additional Learning support Team