When becoming a first-year student, there are many adjustments to make daily; from adapting to a completely independent lifestyle, to simply living so far away from home. Getting used to life at university can seem intimidating to the whole family, but don’t worry… goodbyes get easier. I remember feeling overwhelmed with uncertainty moving into a… Read more »
Back in Nigeria – in October 2020, when I received the email from BU International Admission that learning would take place online for my January 2021 postgraduate programme, I became really curious and perturbed. I wondered aloud and spoke to some friends who had completed their studies before the advent of Covid-19 in the… Read more »
Whether you prefer using public transport, travelling by air, or riding bicycles, Bournemouth offers all those great and convenient options that help you easily explore the local area and other cities in the UK in all the way you want. Going from London I remember arriving at Heathrow Airport in London in the middle of… Read more »
My parents have worked hard to ensure my sisters and I are able to attend university abroad. Growing up and moving out was what we expected. Looking back, it wasn’t until early September when the realisation struck me that I am moving away. At first it was excitement and joy, being able to start a… Read more »
Moving to university is an entire experience on its own. You have traveled the distance, you have your belongings in bags, and you have just stepped into your accommodation. Now you are here and classes have not yet begun, so you may start to feel the sense of “what now?” I have personally met an… Read more »
Melly has prepared a super helpful list of essentials to pack for moving into university accommodation. From bedding – to everything you need for the kitchen – Melly has it covered in this vlog, as well as some tips for other random stuff you may not have considered.
Brightspace is a tool that you will use daily as a student at BU. Personally, I find that brightspace includes a lot of useful links that help me with my studies. To access your Brightspace and find more information, you can click the link here: Brightspace’s top bar section are one of the most important… Read more »
Hello! For today’s post, I will share with you fellow Malaysian and International students essential things that you can bring from home. I know packing is always the main issues whenever we’re about to go somewhere, so hopefully, these tips will be helpful! Clothes Weather is the major trait in the UK. Before I… Read more »
Whether it’s your first time arriving to Bournemouth University or returning for another year, I know all of us are keen to start the next chapter of our lives. However, the circumstances of pandemic traveling will cause some students to quarantine upon arrival. Bournemouth University is fully prepared for this and have opened accommodations to… Read more »
I came to Bournemouth four years ago and started my degree in Events Management. The first two years were about learning the ropes and taking on different challenges along the way. Here’s my 10 piece of advice I wish someone had told me before I moved to university, and some that I hope will help… Read more »
Congratulations on getting into Bournemouth University, but what happens now and what do you prepare? Preparing for uni can be much more than just a suitcase full of clothes, there is a range of other things you can do to ensure you feel as ready as you can for uni, and the upcoming summer months… Read more »
There’s a lot of information out there about what university life is actually like, but… if you’d like to learn the truth about most things, check out the vlog below! In this video I aim to bust some myths and expose the truth about some rumours that travel around regarding university experiences.