Making friends in my accommodation Meeting my new flat mates in person for the first time after speaking on social media in the build up to starting university and making plans to go out to freshers events together, cook together, finding out about each other’s courses and deciding what to bring for university was definitely… Read more »
As I am currently in my final year at BU, living in a comfortable environment this year was more important to me than ever following COVID-19 and the direction my course would be going – being more online than usual. This is why deciding to go back into halls was a quick decision for me…. Read more »
Choosing accommodation for university can be tough, but here are a few things I’d like to share with you from my experiences living in Student Village, Unilet, Private Rented accommodation, and Lyme Regis House whilst studying at Bournemouth University!
Thinking back nearly three years, to when I first started university, I always remember wanting that “proper uni feeling” as I liked to call it. Living in halls was one of the things I wanted to do, even though I had lived in Bournemouth the whole of my life, and so I did! An important… Read more »
Virtual Open Days can be confusing to navigate and so it can be easy to forget some key details. So, here are my top tips to make the most out of a Virtual Open Day: 1. List of questions Make sure you have a list of important things you want to know and turn them… Read more »
So, you’ve got your offers back and you’ve gotten into university, what now? First of all, congratulations!!! The next steps can seem very daunting, but they’re actually very exciting and you should enjoy it. I’m almost about to graduate and I would do anything to go back to to that moment. The next steps Accommodation… Read more »
If you are planning to move away from home to go to university, once you have accepted your offer, you will probably want to start thinking about your new accommodation! This is very exciting as for many students, it is the first chance that we get to live independently. Move in day is a special… Read more »
Whether it’s your first time arriving to Bournemouth University or returning for another year, I know all of us are keen to start the next chapter of our lives. However, the circumstances of pandemic traveling will cause some students to quarantine upon arrival. Bournemouth University is fully prepared for this and have opened accommodations to… Read more »
Moving into university accommodation can be daunting, but here are a few quick tips on how to settle in and make it truly feel like your home away from home!
Budgeting is an essential life skill, especially for a student. Moving across countries requires meticulous planning in all aspects, one of which is finance. It can be overwhelming to set a budget when you don’t know how expenses compare between countries. I did some research to understand what my monthly budget would look like. But… Read more »
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 »
Second year accommodation can be a really important decision that needs to be made. I’m currently a second year student but I decided to stay living in halls. There are so many reasons why I decided to do this, but I talk about 3 that were important to me.