Freshers’ halls guide: Cranborne House

My name is Charlie and I am just about to go into my second year of studying multimedia journalism – I lived in the party central that is Cranborne House. Why did I choose Cranborne? It’s the home away from home. When I came to Bournemouth university open day, the accommodation I was shown was… Read more »

What to pack for uni

So, you’ve been accepted to come to Bournemouth University! Once you have arranged your accommodation you now have the joyful task of shopping, more shopping and ultimately the dreaded challenge of packing all of your stuff. The best way to prepare has got to be a good old fashioned list – take some inspiration from… Read more »

House hunting tips

Choosing a property can be a scary experience, especially if this is your first time away from home or you have to arrange things yourself. If you’re opting for a private let, here are a few useful tips for you to keep in mind that will take you through the whole process.     Choose… Read more »

Your top questions: accommodation special!

You’ve been asking a lot of questions about accommodation this week, so here are some answers… 1. I haven’t received my log-in details, will I miss out? Our accommodation portal is open from 26 May for eligible unconditional/firm or conditional/firm students to register their interest in BU accommodation. Please don’t worry, as you have until… Read more »

Choosing your accommodation

The time has come for you to choose your first year accommodation and like many, you have no idea where you want to stay. Some of you may have flicked through pictures or watched YouTube clips on the university website and seen accommodation that catches your eye. You may have spoken to people who are… Read more »

Your top five questions

Some are making final university choices, while others are just starting to explore uni options. Here are your top five questions this week: 1. I’m an international student and have been awarded the Academic Excellence Scholarship. Does accepting it reduce my chances of getting other scholarships such as the Commonwealth Scholarship I have also applied for?… Read more »

House hunting for your second year

Having survived halls, the prospect of living in a ‘real house’ with a select few can be really exciting, and it is! Here is my list of top tips when house hunting to help you find your very own home from home; I can guarantee you’ll be more concerned about switching off the lights and… Read more »

Your top questions

1. I’ve been offered a place at BU starting in September 2015. When can I apply for my accommodation? Firstly, congratulations on your offer! You’ll be able to register your interest in accommodation at the end of May. We will email all eligible students as soon as registration is open, with full details of what… Read more »