BU archaeologists discover more about prehistoric life in Dorset’s Iron Age ‘Duropolis’

Excavations of a prehistoric town in rural Dorset – the largest unenclosed settlement yet uncovered in the UK – have revealed more about the extent of the Iron Age occupation and the people who lived there. Bournemouth University (BU) archaeologists are investigating the site in Winterborne Kingston – dubbed ‘Duropolis’, after the local Iron Age… Read more »

How to choose your uni subject

£27,000 is a lot of money, and as a potential university student you want to find the perfect subject to spend it on. But picking that subject can be a challenge. Unless you have a clear goal in mind picking something to spend that amount of money on is daunting to say the least. Today… Read more »

How to make the most of your PG study at BU

Making the most out of your postgraduate study will be different for each individual, but here are a few suggestions that you may not have thought about. It is good to apply yourself to every possible opportunity available to you, including being a student representative for your course. Being a rep is a lot less… Read more »

Why I chose part-time study

Having retired a few years ago, I was desperate to keep the grey cells active and was looking for something new to engage with. Having worked all my life with the health professions, I thought it was time to think about other interests, one of which was archaeology. As I was growing up in the… Read more »

Why I love Archaeology at BU

I’m well into my 3rd year studying Archaeology and I am loving it. Studying BSc Archaeology at BU has been great fun and provided me with lots of opportunities from learning in the classroom to more hands on experiences with field trips and placements. Visits have included trips to see nearby sites such as Badbury… Read more »