Chinese students – welcome to the BU family!

Bournemouth University is definitely an international university. I’ve met people from all over world here. As a Chinese person in England, I wanted to feel the exotic atmosphere, but also wanted more friends with the same cultural background as me. When I came to England alone, at first I was worried about how to meet… Read more »

The mature fresher

“Freshers’ week,” a phrase synonymous with excessive drinking and partying; the supposed rite of passage for university newcomers traditionally involving a heady mix of alcohol, peer pressure, marker pen, and the desperate need to make life-long friends as quickly as possible. I certainly lived up to this freshers’ week cliché way back in the mists… Read more »

Your top questions asked – 2015 entry

The askBU team have been busy answering questions from our prospective students. There have been lots of questions from those of you wanting to join us (or already are) this September, so here are some answers… I am thinking of maybe working for a year, please could I save my offer and start with you… Read more »

Why I belong at BU

I love my course! I was drawn here by the amazing reputation BU has within the film industry and haven’t been disappointed. It’s been great learning about how the industry works. Being able to study and work with friends at university doesn’t feel like an obligation, and there is a very social and relaxed environment… Read more »

Arrivals advice

Mark Holland is studying BSc (Hons) Games Technology. He still lives with his housemates from year one. Here’s his arrivals advice: “I’m a 3D artist and have aspired to work in Games for as long as I can remember. It’s great studying at a uni that is leading the way in animation and VFX. I’ve… Read more »

Arriving at BU

The thing I enjoy most about BU life is that you’re able to join in with a number of social activities which enhance your studies. During my Master’s degree studies I took up the opportunity to go on a placement year and worked at one of the best seaside hotels in Bournemouth, but have also… Read more »