Almost every student I’ve met while at BU took the usual college-then-straight-to-university route, but that wasn’t the case for me. After finishing my A-levels, I still didn’t know for sure what I wanted to do with my life (sounds dramatic, I know). So, I went on what could only be described as a “non-traditional” route… Read more » about Going back to full-time study three years after college
Whether you are struggling with your work load, references for your assignments, or need a refresher on how to use the Library database, there are several support services you can go to at any stage in your university career. Library Services: In my experience at university I have used the library services several times throughout… Read more » about My experience with BU’s support services
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!
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
Hi, Tom here – I’m a final year student at BU studying for a degree in Computing. I’ve had an amazing three years learning new things, meeting new people and most importantly having tons of fun along the way, but my story is a little different to most. You see, I have a condition called… Read more » about University life on wheels – my 5 Top Tips
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
The weird part was, just after finding out that I have Dyslexia, I thought of the primary school rumour ‘if you can’t spell Dyslexia then you have it’. In that moment, I couldn’t. PANIC. I never seriously considered if I could have a ‘Specific Learning Difficulty’, which is why it all came as a massive… Read more » about Katrina’s Story: Discovering my learning difficulty
What learning support it available at BU? Amba tells us about Additional Learning Support, Study Skills, language support and Peer Assisted Learning.
My name is Amy Potts and I am a dyslexic. Dyslexia is, unfortunately, different for a lot of people. There are so many variations, to the point where it can be really hard to spot. I am not your “stereotypical” dyslexic. I don’t have trouble reading (although my spelling is atrocious), and I am pretty… Read more » about What extra help is available at BU?