Almost every student I’ve met while at BU took the usual college-then-straight-to-university route, but that wasn’t the case for me. After finishing my A-levels, I still didn’t know for sure what I wanted to do with my life (sounds dramatic, I know). So, I went on what could only be described as a “non-traditional” route… Read more » about Going back to full-time study three years after college
Whether you are struggling with your work load, references for your assignments, or need a refresher on how to use the Library database, there are several support services you can go to at any stage in your university career. Library Services: In my experience at university I have used the library services several times throughout… Read more » about My experience with BU’s support services
Before starting my master’s programme at BU, I used to work in the industry for three years. At the beginning of my journey at BU, I used to worry that the academic gap and difference in teaching methods would make my study in the UK more challenging. Little did I know that with the great… Read more » about How the support of my Faculty Learning Development team has helped me to best perform in my academic work
This is a vlog by current student Ian Crabb, second year student studying BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. Ian tells us about his experience coming to university as a mature student, the transition from an access course and support from staff.
This is a guest blog by Caitlin McQuillan, currently studying BSc (Hons) Ecology and Wildlife Conservation. I’m just entering my placement year, where I will be a Countryside Ranger, based at Hengistbury Head and Stour Valley Nature Reserve. I chose this course because I have a passion for the environment and helping to protect it,… Read more » about My experiences of studying at BU and being hard of hearing
I’m Hannah, a mature student studying Social Work at BU. I thought i’d share my advice and experiences so far, from studying an access course to socialising with others on my course.
Hey, I’m Lara and I’m back again to talk about support at BU, (if you haven’t read my first blog on this subject check it out here). This time, I would like to look at a different type of support BU offers you in your first year, and how to support your fellow students during… Read more » about Learning support part2- The PAL journey
While choosing the right university, you never know how well you would integrate in the course or in the student community. I think considering a university for the support that it offers is a key aspect to examine during your selection process. In my opinion, transitioning from Bachelors to Master’s was made easy thanks to… Read more » about Academic and personal support at BU
Hey, this is Lara from Italy and I’m in my final year here at BU studying computer animation art and design. In this blog, I would like to tell you a bit about the academic support I use at BU to sustain my studies. Throughout my time at BU I discovered there are many ways… Read more » about Getting academic support at BU- all you need to know!
At the beginning….. The breakthrough of COVID-19 caught many off-guard. The sudden restrictions and changes to everyday life were unexpected. Whilst watching the fireworks in the sky and welcoming 2020 on the 1st of January, I did not expect such drastic changes that would reach us in a mere three months. The reality of isolation,… Read more » about Remote Studying – the Reality of 2020
Moving to Bournemouth was one of the best things that happened to me, but moving to uni is a big step for everyone and, although we may not admit it, we could all do with a little extra support from time to time. You’re not alone! BU’s got everything from academic and financial support to… Read more » about Need a little support? BU’s got you
My life in Bournemouth and BU Hi! My name is MariaLaura. I’m an MSc Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology student at BU. I am from San José, Costa Rica and moved to Bournemouth in September 2019. I quit my job as an Elementary School counselor, packed my bags, said goodbye to my family and my home… Read more » about My strange experience during COVID-19 times