What is Clearing Plus?

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 »

Overcoming challenges

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 »

How to be a BU student

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 »

How to land your dream grad job

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 »

Clearing from a parental perspective

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 »

Ebony’s clearing story

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 »

What is adjustment and what is it for?

This is a guest blog by Eleanor Townend, sharing her take on Adjustment. Do you want your say on anything ‘university’? Email BU Blogs or comment below and we’ll be in touch!  Finally! A-Levels are done, the sun is out, and you’re looking forward to starting the next big chapter in your life: University! After attending… Read more »