“Rise To” Challenge

By Glebs Kiselovs Business studies, Level C This year for me one of the most exciting experiences was participation in the “Rise To” challenge. Together with four BU students (Lauren England – Business School, Jana Sirica – School of Tourism, Mark Trubetskoy and Aleksandrs Pereverzevs – Media School) we had to run a social campaign… Read more »

BU takes the film industry by storm…

The Media School at Bournemouth University is proud to have a wide selection of professionally media based courses that prepare our graduates for industry. For the past 30 years the Media School has been producing successful graduates who have gone on to achieve phenomenal success within the media industry and beyond, most recently taking the… Read more »

Students in Brussels, Belgium.

To Infinity & Beyond…!!

By Patricia Obawole 2nd year BU Student, LLB (Hons) Law Okay, so I recently got back from a one week (5 working days) all expenses paid (by Bournemouth University) trip to Brussels, Belgium. Why you say? Well, I know the right kind of people, no I’m joking. The trip I went on is one of the… Read more »

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askBU top 5 things asked

When can I apply for accommodation? We’re just putting the finishing touches to our new accommodation portal. If you have selected BU as your firm choice, you’ll be able to start part 1 of the process when we go live If you have selected BU as your insurance choice, you’ll be able to start the process… Read more »

Meeting new people…

By Sanita Lustika Third year BU student, BA (Hons) Digital Media Design There is no reason to worry about meeting new people when you come to university. I know that now, but back when I was about to move to Bournemouth it definitely didn’t feel that way. What I’ve learnt is that Fresher’s is the… Read more »

Budgeting Blues

By Sophie Wheeler 1st year BU student, BA (Hons) Scriptwriting for Film and TV A common assumption surrounding students is that we are constantly broke and living off a diet of baked beans and tesco value vodka. And although for some, this may be a reality, it certainly doesn’t have to be. Living on a… Read more »

The Mature Student’s Perspective…

By Michelle Lillywhite 2nd year BU Student, BA (Hons) Social Work My oxford dictionary says that the word mature means ‘fully grown’ or ‘like a sensible adult’ so if we put this together with the word student this means they complement each other perfectly! Certainly some of my friends didn’t think I was making the… Read more »

Budget, Budget, Budget and Spend

By Louis Sherman 1st year BU student, BSc (Hons) Applied Geography Anyone who has either been at university or is at university currently will agree that budgeting your money is vital and it’s not just to survive but to have a good time also. I have, luckily, always had a thrifty streak in me, and… Read more »

Unilove, Unilive, Unilet…!!

By Patricia Obawole 2nd year BU Student, LLB (Hons) Law So you’ve applied for Bournemouth University and they have given you an conditional offer. Congratulations!! Now you can start considering where you want to live. There’s a whole array of options to choose, from Corfe House (if you want the perfect scenery), Purbeck House (if you… Read more »

Alice's first year in halls

Living in Halls

By Alice Fiancet 1st year BU student, BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism One of the reasons you choose to move away from your home comforts for Uni is to gain independence and you can do this by living in Uni Halls. This can be an interesting experience and the first two weeks are when you can… Read more »

My Experience of Living in a Unilet House

By Callum Stevens 2nd year BU student, BSc (Hons) Computing I can still remember being on the computer and waiting for the chance to input my accommodation choice, for my first year at Bournemouth. My first choice admittedly was halls, and second choice was Unilet. I got my second choice being a Unilet House, as halls… Read more »

askBU Top things asked this week!

1. I applied for a course before Christmas and have not had a reply, what should I do? We know how anxious this time of year can be, so we try as best we can to respond to applicants within 2-3 weeks of receiving your application from UCAS.  If you submitted your application before the… Read more »