Know your weaknesses and work on them!

I am Bruna Tolomeli from Brazil studying MA Post Production Editing. As an international student whose first language is not English, I was concerned about starting my studies at Bournemouth University and not having enough help and guidance. I was surprised to see how well prepared the university is regarding academic support. Build your confidence To… Read more »

Studying in the UK vs in Brazil

MA 3D Computer Animation student, Kamila Bianchi, shares her experience with studying in the UK and how it compares with studying in her country, Brazil. My first thought when comparing studying in Brazil with the UK was that here (in the UK) you have to dedicate a lot more time to your studies than back… Read more »

Get moving!

I am Bruna Tolomeli from Brazil studying a master’s in Post Production Editing here at BU since September 2017. Bournemouth is a small, yet lovely and extremely organized town. Travelling between university and the town centre is always easy. Since we are in the UK, you can expect to have most busses running on time…. Read more »

Editing suites boost student success

I am Bruna Tolomeli from Brazil studying a master’s in Post Production Editing at BU since September 2017. My course requires working with specific software, big screens, and having a lot of concentration. Everything you need We usually work with the director of the film and sometimes the producer is also involved with the editing…. Read more »

There’s no place like Okeford House

I am Bruna Tolomeli from Brazil studying a master’s in Post Production Editing at BU since September 2017. Choosing where to live can be tricky, especially if you don’t know the city and need to pick an accommodation before even getting to your destination. Reading blogs and watching vlogs about accommodation options helped me understand… Read more »

Finding a home for everyone!

I am Patricia Britto from Brazil studying a Master’s in International Political Communication. Moving to Bournemouth to do a master’s program at Bournemouth University was a great change, not only in my life, but also for my whole family – my husband and my two daughters (9 and 12 years old). We rented out the… Read more »

Equilibrium is everything!

I am Bruna Tolomeli from Brazil studying a master’s in Post Production Editing here at BU since September 2017. Creating a balanced routine can help you deal not only with the pressures of university, but also with integrating better in a foreign country. It helps you keep certain traditions from your own country whilst adapting… Read more »

Watching films and training the mind

I am Kamila Bianchi studying a master’s in 3D Computer Animation here at BU. When I arrived at BU I attended the Fresher’s Fair and joined the Film Society straightaway. After a while, I discovered the Meditation Society on Facebook and decided to join them as well. Help with concentration and focus I never meditated… Read more »

Try something new and discover new talents

I am Bruna Tolomeli from Brazil studying a master’s in Post Production Editing here at BU since September 2017. Coming from a different country, I was not used to the concept of joining clubs and societies. I found it extremely interesting and decided to do some research about it. Even before coming to Bournemouth, I… Read more »

Achieving first-term success

I am Bruna Tolomeli from Brazil studying a master’s in Post Production Editing here at BU since September 2017. Having finished my first term, I have to say I am happy and proud to have accomplished one more step toward a master’s degree. Now I have some clarity of what I learned throughout the first… Read more »