Moving away from home can be daunting, especially if you haven’t done it before. It was for me when I was a first year, and the idea of living in shared accommodation was intimidating yet also very exciting! Bournemouth University have multiple options for student accommodation, for instance Dorchester House where I stayed in my… Read more » about Booking my accommodation with BU
Did you know that most BU students are eligible to receive funding in order to study and work abroad? If challenging yourself in an international setting sounds like your kind of thing, then keep on reading for all the necessary details! The new Turing Scheme enables BU students to study or work abroad during their… Read more » about Study and work opportunities abroad at BU
Moving to Bournemouth soon? Whether you’re local to Bournemouth or elsewhere, keep reading to find out more about my experience booking accommodation as a disabled student and my experience with ResLifeBU. So firstly, I travelled to Bournemouth for an open day and took a tour of the accommodation. I checked out Student Village, Cranborne House,… Read more » about Accommodation as a DSA student + the benefits of ResLifeBU
While Bournemouth itself is famous for its extensive beach, pier and gardens, there are plenty of places you can visit only a stone’s throw from Bournemouth itself! In this blog, I’ll take you on a tour of some of the best places I have been to along the Jurassic Coast. First up we have Worbarrow… Read more » about What to do as a Bournemouth Uni student, outside of Bournemouth!
Bournemouth can be a great place for cheap eats if you know the right places to look, in this living crisis and being students we can all appreciate a nice, cheap meal and living in Bournemouth for a few years as a student here I have been able to compile a list of my favourite… Read more » about The best places to eat on a budget in Bournemouth
National Student Pride is the biggest student LGBTQIA+ event in the country! The three day festival in February, hosted by University of Westminster, is made for students and run by student and it is committed to improve the queer student experience nationally! The event features a number of talks, a careers fair and performances which… Read more » about National Student Pride at BU
At BU, we have a vast range of facilities in every aspect of production and post-production at your disposal for your projects. From Sound Mixing and Editing, to Cameras and even a cinema room, in this blog, I will be showing you around the amazing facilities that BU has to offer! After Pre-Production, where you… Read more » about What facilities you have access to as a BA (Hons) Media Production student
Writing your personal statement is difficult, especially as you are talking about yourself! In this blog, I will… tell you what a Personal Statement is, how to talk about yourself in the best way possible, share a simple structure to help you start your statement and give you my 5 top tips for writing your… Read more » about My advice for writing your personal statement
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!
Hey, In this video, I take you through my first few weeks in Bournemouth and shares my top tips on how to settle into life as an international student.
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
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