We answer your top questions

Have you got questions about BU? We’ve picked out some of your frequently asked questions… I’ve just received a conditional offer for BU, when can I book my accommodation? Congratulations, that’s great news! We are just finalising our release dates for undergraduate students joining us in September 2016. We will share these details in spring 2016…. Read more »

Top questions: deferrals special

Do you have questions about deferring your place? We’ve put together a special edition of ‘top things asked’ to bring you our deferrals special! I’m a deferred student, when can I start applying for accommodation?  How is this communicated to me? We’re just finalising our release dates for undergraduate students joining us in September 2016,… Read more »

Living away from home

For international students like me, moving away from home to another country where weather, culture and language are totally different could be tough. Here I will tell you my story of how I found accommodation and how I settled in for the first few days in Bournemouth. I don’t live in BU halls, not because… Read more »

Chesil House, I will miss you

I love Chesil House so much that I signed another contract to live here longer after my first contract ended. I have lived in this student hall for one year and two months now. When I was looking for somewhere to live before I came to BU, there were two potential halls for me, Dorchester House… Read more »

My Corfe House home

Hi, I’m Meera, and I know a lot of you are keen to hear about accommodation at BU. So I thought I’d share my experience of living in Corfe House. Corfe is available for people starting in January too, so listen up if that’s you! It is situated very close to Poole town Centre, Railway… Read more »

Halls becoming home

As it sunk in that I was clear of Clearing and closer to moving to uni, accommodation seemed the next check-box to be ticked! I was sure the chance of me getting into Halls of Residence was unlikely, yet I applied anyway, having gained high hopes from a confirmed place on my chosen course. When… Read more »

Freshers’ halls guide: Lansdowne Point

LANSDOWNE POINT IS A COMPLETELY NEW HALLS OF RESIDENCE, SO INSTEAD OF LEAVING IT BEING LEFT OUT OF THE HALLS GUIDE SERIES, I DECIDED TO HEAD OVER THERE AND CHECK IT OUT! I was lucky enough to get a tour through Lansdowne point today and I was totally impressed! Each student has their own en-suite room… Read more »

Freshers’ halls guide: Student Village

LET ME INTRODUCE MYSELF, MY NAME IS ELISABETH WURZER AND I AM A FINAL YEAR COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDENT. I had never been to Bournemouth University until I actually moved into halls, so my decision on where to live was quite spontaneous and I chose the Student Village. I moved into a 7 bedroom house, which… Read more »

Freshers’ halls guide: Chesil House

MY NAME IS LAUREN AND I AM A PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENT, CURRENTLY ON MY PLACEMENT YEAR. IN MY FIRST YEAR I LIVED IN CHESIL HOUSE. So, why did I choose Chesil House? Bournemouth University was the last university I visited, so I skipped the halls tour because once you’ve seen one student halls you’ve seen… Read more »

Freshers’ halls guide: Purbeck House

MY NAME IS CHLOE MANSON, AND I’M GOING INTO MY THIRD YEAR OF STUDYING ENGLISH. AFTER LOOKING INTO THE DIFFERENT HALLS OF RESIDENCE ON OFFER, I DECIDED TO CHOOSE PURBECK AS MY FIRST CHOICE. I was not disappointed when I arrived at my first floor flat. I was placed in a mixed flat with five… Read more »

Freshers’ halls guide: Unilet

A LARGE PORTION OF UNIVERSITY IS ALL ABOUT MEETING AND SOCIALISING WITH NEW PEOPLE, SO FIRST THINGS FIRST LET ME INTRODUCE MYSELF. MY NAME IS CHARLOTTE AND I AM GOING INTO MY FINAL YEAR OF STUDYING COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA. MY FIRST YEAR AT UNIVERSITY WAS A BLAST AND I’M HERE TO SHARE WITH YOU THE GOOD,… Read more »