How I got a tuition fee waiver

Deciding between studying for a Master’s degree or braving the big wide world of employment was a tough decision for me to make. After graduating in 2015 I was unsure exactly what it was I even wanted to do with my degree. I spent many hours searching the internet for jobs and even applied to… Read more »

Why I love being a BU sport scholar

Receiving a BU Sport Scholarship is about more than just money. We asked some of our students what it means to them to have a Sport Scholarship, and here’s what they said:   Chloe Thomas – table tennis My name is Chloe and I am a first year student at Bournemouth Uni, studying Nutrition. I am a… Read more »

My BU Dean’s Scholarship

Continuing studying at postgraduate level is a big decision, not least because of the financial implications. Unlike with undergraduate studies there is currently no government loan system for funding a Master’s course, at least not yet. I just missed out on the government loans of up to £10,000 for postgraduates, which will be available for… Read more »

My Academic Scholarship

Like many people considering postgraduate study, one of my biggest concerns was funding. I was fortunate enough to have the support of my parents in addition to taking out a loan, but what made things so much easier was being awarded BU’s Academic Scholarship. When I first started researching Master’s degrees in the UK, the… Read more »

How I funded my postgraduate degree

There’s no denying it: postgraduate study is a big financial commitment. It’s a lot of money to invest in one year, and many people worry about how to pay for it. Funding was certainly my main concern throughout the application process. I really wanted to do my Master’s, but at the same time I wasn’t… Read more »

Don’t let funding concerns hold you back

After deciding to apply for the MSc Forensic Anthropology course at Bournemouth University, and having my conditional offer confirmed, the next part of the process was funding – how was I going to pay for it? For everyone, whether you’re considering a Master’s or actually doing one right now, a huge part of the decision… Read more »

Finding my forte at BU

Harriet Davis, recipient of a BU Music Scholarship, tells us how she’s making the most of her uni experience… Since starting my degree in Advertising and Marketing at Bournemouth three years ago, I’ve wanted to make the most of my time here by utilising the opportunities available to all students. I have been a keen… Read more »