Writing your personal statement is difficult, especially as you are talking about yourself! In this blog, I will… tell you what a Personal Statement is, how to talk about yourself in the best way possible, share a simple structure to help you start your statement and give you my 5 top tips for writing your… Read more » about My advice for writing your personal statement
In this blog, our advisers in the Future Students Enquiry Team share answers to the questions they’re currently being asked about by undergraduate students joining us/thinking about joining us this September. We hope you find it useful! When will I receive a decision on my application? This is a super busy time for Admissions and… Read more » about Joining us this September? Answers to common questions
Clearing is being made easier than ever with the new, personalised system, Clearing Plus. Previously, Clearing meant that you had to search through listings of courses and then contact each university to talk through your options. With 30,000 courses to choose from, this can understandably be a bit overwhelming. With Clearing Plus, UCAS are hoping… Read more » about What is Clearing Plus?
When it comes to finding the perfect course for you, it can be very daunting. However, it doesn’t have to be, as I’m here to give you an insight into the English course at BU, and whether it’s right for you! Before I started university, I was unsure on what career path I wanted to… Read more » about Studying English at BU, is it for you?
Quite often the interview you have for a University is the first proper interview you’ll have in your lifetime so it can be extremely nerve-wracking and scary! Fear not, most people are in the same position as you and it as equally terrified! Trust me when I say that the interviews are not something to… Read more » about How to nail your university interview: student’s advice
Have you used all your UCAS choices for university and still don’t have any offers? Luckily, you’re reading this blog – I’m going to explain everything you have to know about UCAS Extra and adding an extra university option. SO take a deep breath, relax -all will be ok I promise! What makes me… Read more » about What is UCAS Extra and how do I use it?
Isla’s a recent BU graduate and is currently working as Marketing and Events Assistant at BU. In this blog, she reveals the ups and downs of getting to uni… Rewind to September 2014 and there’s me, sat up in bed, the night before heading off to BU to study BA (Hons) Events Management, absolutely freaking… Read more » about Overcoming challenges
For those of you starting September this year!! Having been a BU student for four years, there are many tips and tricks I’ve learned during my time here to save time and money here. Here’s a quick blog surrounding all the little things that make life easier – some we wish we knew in our… Read more » about How to be a BU student
It’s summer, you’ve got your results, and now you need to find a graduate job! This can be a really exciting time for anyone who is looking to kickstart their career and fully-immerse into their industry pretty much asap. After a month of job searching, I was so happy to land a grad job at… Read more » about How to land your dream grad job
This is a guest blog written by Louise Gaff Calling all parents, this one’s for you! This is a guest blog from our of BU student’s parents perspective, talking about her daughters experience with Clearing. Are you a parent looking to share your views? Get in touch! My daughter Ellen had completed her A-levels in… Read more » about Clearing from a parental perspective
An inspirational guest blog by our very own Ebony Harding. Everyone has a different Clearing experience. Some people are prepared for Clearing and get what they want out of it immediately, and others are genuinely surprised by their results and may need to go through Clearing unexpectedly. For me, I was surprised by my results… Read more » about Ebony’s clearing story
Guest Blog by Bethany Pawson on accommodation and Clearing. Many people think that there is no chance that you will be able to get in halls if you have gone through Clearing because they fill up so fast, but did you know that Bournemouth University offer an accommodation guarantee for Clearing students too! When I found… Read more » about Getting into halls through Clearing isn’t as unlikely as you think!