This is Alex Parker from Texas, who studied MA 3D Computer Animation here at Bournemouth University. She has recently been interviewed by the British Council USA, and we would like to share her story with you. Why did you choose the UK to study film and media? After an interview with DreamWorks Animation Studios, I… Read more » about BU was where I needed to be
While finding time on a weekend where I’m not studying is rarer than I’d care to admit, there are a number of things that make my weekends in Bournemouth something to look forward to after a long week. One of my favourite things to do is to visit the coffee shop on the upper level… Read more » about My Typical Weekend in Bournemouth
Moving to a new place and starting a Master’s degree was intimidating enough, and that was before I had even begun to think about finding a part-time job. I ended up landing a job as a Student Ambassador at the University, and now that I’ve settled into the swing of things a bit more, I… Read more » about Benefits of Part-Time Work Apart from Extra Cash
When it was time to start packing for Bournemouth, I started off pretty conservatively…and then inevitably tried to fit everything I owned into my suitcase twenty minutes before leaving for the airport in a panic. While it’s certainly tempting to bring as much of home with you when going off to uni, especially when it… Read more » about What to Pack and What to Buy
Flying all the way to Bournemouth from Texas for University, I had plenty of concerns, the first of them being, “What am I supposed to eat??” While English food isn’t too different from American food, recognising the names of popular restaurants, snacks, and grocery stores took some getting used to. Not too far from the… Read more » about Eating in Bournemouth
I am Alex Parker from Texas in the USA. I started the MA 3D Computer Animation at BU in September 2016 and this is how it all started… “You need to change your grad school plans,” is a hard thing to hear in the first place, but it’s admittedly a whole lot harder when it… Read more » about Why Study MA 3D Computer Animation at BU?
Okeford House is an accommodation unit specifically for postgraduate students, about 20 minutes’ walk from Bournemouth University, off Wimborne Road. I live by myself in a studio flat, meaning my room contains my sleep and study area, along with a kitchen, shower, and bathroom all in one unit, but having flatmates is a much… Read more » about Living at BU’s Okeford House