Following the Moon: Islamic New Year!

Solar Calendar – Let’s Observe the Moon! Have you ever come across the various types of calendars? The solar calendar, which is currently used in western countries, is not the only calendar system. The lunar calendar follows the monthly phases of the moon and has been used by many Asian countries in the past, including… Read more » about Following the Moon: Islamic New Year!

Gaining set lists & making memories | BU Summer Ball 2022

Hiya, The time finally arrived for me to go to the Summer Ball! I’d never been before due to the pandemic so this was my first and last time going and I made every second count! I didn’t make it to the famous survivors photos (sorry for the spoilers) but I did have an amazing… Read more » about Gaining set lists & making memories | BU Summer Ball 2022

Men’s mental health and why we should talk about it

I remember the first time I came across the topic of men’s mental health was when I worked on an 8-week project with Youth Champs for Mental Health (YC4MH) as part of my virtual internship with Think Pacific. What surprised me most was the concerning statistics about men’s mental health. Growing up in a society… Read more » about Men’s mental health and why we should talk about it

A once in a lifetime celebration: The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

The Platinum Jubilee This year marks the 70th year that Queen Elizabeth II has ruled as monarch in the UK, making this the Queen’s Platinum year. This is the first time in history that a monarch has reached this milestone and ever since I found out that I had been accepted to Bournemouth, I knew… Read more » about A once in a lifetime celebration: The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

My placements in Journalism

Placements was the greatest opportunity and requirement that I had to uptake during my time at university. Even though my course, BA Hons Multimedia Journalism, requires me to do a placement it is an element that is detrimental to the overall experience of learning Journalism. Journalism is done best when it is applied and gaining… Read more » about My placements in Journalism

How ResLifeBU helped me adjust to life in a new country

My journey from home to Bournemouth had been extremely exhausting with over 20 hours spent flying and dragging my luggage. The days following it were to be spent quarantining in my BU accommodation in accordance with the government guidelines. I was told by ResLife that we would be provided with a basic isolation pack. To… Read more » about How ResLifeBU helped me adjust to life in a new country

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My favourite study places in Bournemouth: less-known best spots for studying

Studying process can be overwhelming when you have so many things to do. Personally, I sometimes prefer to study in different places if I get bored with the same area. Here is a list of some of my favourite study areas if you want to discover new spots: 1. Waterstones café: Yes, everyone knows Waterstones… Read more » about My favourite study places in Bournemouth: less-known best spots for studying

Things to do in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. Mindful ways to spend your time.

So, imagine you made it into Bournemouth University, or are a student already. When you hear “student life”, what things come to your mind first? Something frivolous and light-headed, and it’s more that understandable, we, students all do that! But I would like to go a bit more creative, and tell you about some different… Read more » about Things to do in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. Mindful ways to spend your time.

Preparing for life at university – an undergraduate and postgraduate perspective

There are many aspects to consider when you are moving to university for the first time or returning for postgraduate study, varying across what accommodation you might be staying in (and what key items to bring) or what might be expected of students in the few months prior to the beginning of the course with… Read more » about Preparing for life at university – an undergraduate and postgraduate perspective