Week One Guide: Pasta and Google Maps

Hello, my name is Patrycja! I’m from Poland and I study BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art & Design at Bournemouth University. There is so much to do in order to prepare for your new life as a university student. Whether you’ve come through Clearing and you’re trying to organise everything at the last minute, or… Read more »

Worried about feeling homesick? Here is some advice to cope with it

Hello guys. Today I am going to talk about a common issue we all experienced: homesickness. Homesickness can be a real struggle, whether you’re studying abroad for a year or volunteering for a couple of months in a different city or a country. We’ve all been there, trust me. This is my third time being… Read more »

Coming to Bournemouth from overseas?

Hi! I am Sujata Shekhawat from India and I am studying MA Media and Communication. I am sure that you are all super excited to come to Bournemouth and start your university adventure. You might have been booking your accommodation, flight tickets and shopping for stuff to bring with you. If you’re an international student,… Read more »

Windy, wet, or way too hot: What’s the weather like?

Hello, my name is Alejandra and I’m an MSc Nutrition and Behaviour student from Colombia. For all the people out there coming to the UK from warm countries, don’t worry! Even if the rumours of rainy England are often true, you will never get bored here. Unpredictable, changeable and pretty rainy: that is how I… Read more »

A bit cloudy sometimes, but with plenty of silver linings!

Hi everyone! I am Sujata from India and I’m currently at Bournemouth University studying MA Media and Communication. In this blog, I am going to tell you a little bit about the weather in Bournemouth, and some of the exciting outdoor activities here. Cold winters but not that bad I came to Bournemouth in September… Read more »

Arrivals quiz

This is a guest blog/quiz made by current student and blogger Alice. Lets get started… What kind of arrivals student are you? Question 1: It’s time to pack for the start of your very first term and you are…. A- Too nervous to pack! B- Pack? I haven’t even bought the essentials yet, arghhh! C-… Read more »