Purbeck House accommodation

My first year experience in Purbeck House

  Hello. Watch my vlog below to hear about my experience living in Purbeck House – just one of BU’s accommodation options that you can choose to book. I’ll show you around the bedrooms that you get and the kitchen. I hope it helps give you an idea of what to expect from this halls!

Pip Hemingway with the words my ResLifeBU experience

My ResLifeBU experience

Hiya 👋 I’m here to share my experiences with ResLifeBU – an exclusive programme linked with all BU accommodation that supports you in your first year of uni. They run events from murder mystery evenings to bringing dogs into halls during exam season! Watch to see how ResLifeBU helped me settle in to uni.

Accommodation as a DSA student + the benefits of ResLifeBU

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

An arrowed sign that points towards the Student Village accommodation on Talbot Campus, Bournemouth University

My Top 5 Tips For International Travel Student Quarantine

Whether it’s your first time arriving to Bournemouth University or returning for another year, I know all of us are keen to start the next chapter of our lives. However, the circumstances of pandemic traveling will cause some students to quarantine upon arrival. Bournemouth University is fully prepared for this and have opened accommodations to… Read more » about My Top 5 Tips For International Travel Student Quarantine

An Open Day guide for parents and guardians

Starting the process of sending your child off to university can feel a little daunting because it’s such an important process. It’s also quite emotional too. My parents definitely felt concerned when I had to start making my choices. It’s important that you get all the information you need to make it smooth and successful,… Read more » about An Open Day guide for parents and guardians


Got an offer to study with us? Fantastic! Here’s how to book accommodation. There are two stages to your new home: Stage 1 Within 24 hours of accepting your offer to study at BU you’ll be able to register for your BU Accommodation Guarantee. This means your place in the BU community is confirmed. You… Read more » about Accommodation


When does the accommodation portal open? From 10 April you’ll receive an email your log in, which is different to your myHub details, this will enable you to complete stage 1 of the process. More details can be found on our website. If you’re a Hotmail user, please check your spam or junk box. We… Read more » about Accommodation