You might be looking at your choices of universities and come across Bournemouth Uni as an option or you may have heard of Bournemouth or even live in the area but are still not sure where you want to go. So here are some of the reasons that I chose BU to complete not one… Read more » about Why I chose BU
My experience of student support services at BU
Speaking as someone who has fibromyalgia, personality disorder and chronic fatigue to name a few disabilities I have, I have always felt that I wouldn’t be able to complete my nursing degree as they would hold me back but BU have so much support, help and advice that I’ve flown through my first year and… Read more » about My experience of student support services at BU
My experiences of studying at BU and being hard of hearing
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
Getting academic support at BU- all you need to know!
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!
Need a little support? BU’s got you
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
Starting university- the support offered by The Additional Learning support Team
Hello there! My name is Emiyn, I am an MSc Biological Anthropology student here at Bournemouth University. I wanted to talk about the Additional Learning Support offered here, as it has had a huge impact on the quality of my university experience. I entered Bournemouth University through Clearing, so beginning my university life was hectic,… Read more » about Starting university- the support offered by The Additional Learning support Team
Asperges syndrome and it’s impact on student life
This is a guest blog by current student Peter, studying BA (Hons) International Management. Hello, my name is Peter and I’ve just finished my first year of university. I am studying International Hospitality Management and am an older student aged 26. Being a mature student isn’t always a bad thing… as being slightly older I… Read more » about Asperges syndrome and it’s impact on student life
Survival kit for managing PG’s reading workload
We do not wait until we’re studying for a Master’s to start reading; we already read a lot whilst studying at undergraduate level or even long before that. So why is the importance of reading particularly emphasized at postgraduate level? What makes PG reading different than that of undergraduate study? The main differences are the amount and depth… Read more » about Survival kit for managing PG’s reading workload
My experience with BU’s Additional Learning Support team
Coming to university knowing you will be needing more support than your peers makes the leap from school/college even more daunting. But rest assured, you can stop worrying. Bournemouth University has an Additional Learning Support (ALS) team who will support and help you every step of the way throughout your university journey. The team aren’t just… Read more » about My experience with BU’s Additional Learning Support team
How to make uni a place like home: The ultimate guide to BU’s welfare and support
Many of us are afraid to face the anxiety of first going to uni; especially if we have to move away from home and sometimes even to another country. An independent life starts; we have to learn to live, study and struggle financially and emotionally – without mommy always around to back us up when something happens…. Read more » about How to make uni a place like home: The ultimate guide to BU’s welfare and support
Support for students at BU
Bournemouth University is an incredibly supportive place to be. As soon as I arrived, I felt like I was in a friendly and caring environment, and any time I’ve had a problem – no matter what it is – there has been someone there to advise me. There are a variety of support services on… Read more » about Support for students at BU
Amba’s story: Learning support at BU
What learning support it available at BU? Amba tells us about Additional Learning Support, Study Skills, language support and Peer Assisted Learning.