Turning student halls into a home

Truth: I haven’t lived in student accommodation since I was 20 years old (that’s about 7 ½ years ago if you must know), so going back to living in student housing is incredibly strange for me. Then I realised student housing here in Bournemouth is a lot different from any student housing back home. Bournemouth… Read more »

What do you want to know?

Here’s what you’ve been asking the askBU team this week… 1. I’m interested in studying either your Film Production & Cinematography or Photography course, where would my studies be based? These courses are delivered at the Wiltshire College Salisbury, a BU Partner College. All aspects of your course from teaching, accommodation and student life will… Read more »

Your accommodation questions answered

Visit our new webpages to find out how and when to apply for accommodation.  1.     I’ve got BU as my insurance choice, am I able to secure my accommodation now? If you have selected BU as your insurance choice, you will be able to start the application process when you have met the conditions of your offer… Read more »

Better together in uni accommodation

I’m taking Msc Event Marketing. Now I’m in the second semester and it’s quite fun studying the core course, rather than the basic units in the last semester. Personally, I stay in a private flat with my Italian flatmate near Bournemouth square, but she isn’t a student. I found this place by searching on Gumtree.com…. Read more »

Unilove, Unilive, Unilet…!!

By Patricia Obawole 2nd year BU Student, LLB (Hons) Law So you’ve applied for Bournemouth University and they have given you an conditional offer. Congratulations!! Now you can start considering where you want to live. There’s a whole array of options to choose, from Corfe House (if you want the perfect scenery), Purbeck House (if you… Read more »

My Experience of Living in a Unilet House

By Callum Stevens 2nd year BU student, BSc (Hons) Computing I can still remember being on the computer and waiting for the chance to input my accommodation choice, for my first year at Bournemouth. My first choice admittedly was halls, and second choice was Unilet. I got my second choice being a Unilet House, as halls… Read more »

Opening a new door to a new world

By Louis Sherman 1st year BU student, BSc (Hons) Applied Geography You cannot really prepare yourself for halls, it is a really different experiences to whatever you may have had living in just a house with your family. First of all, all the usual rules of living in a house go out of the window…. Read more »

BU Accommodation

Halls, houses and host families! BU has accommodation options for most tastes, needs and budgets. We’ve a number of Halls at our Lansdowne campus for the traditional first year experience. All have communal areas, en-suite rooms, Internet, launderettes and bike storage. They’re also walking distance to town for shops, restaurants, bars, and the beautiful beach…. Read more »

askBU Top things asked this week!

Late applications Didn’t quite meet the 15 January deadline? Visit our webpages to see if the course you’re interested in studying is accepting late applications, you might even find an alternative course that takes your fancy http://courses.bournemouth.ac.uk/courses/. All applications need to be submitted through www.ucas.com as soon as possible. Offer letters Offer letters are starting… Read more »

Not sure which accommodation to choose?

There’s a range of accommodation you can choose from. The student village is conveniently located on campus, so you’re minutes’ walk from the lecture theatres, which can of course be handy if you plan on spending hours in the library late at night or have a tendency to hit the snooze button on your alarm… Read more »