Summer Ball is an exciting time of the year! A place for all students to come together to celebrate the end of the academic year (and the end of their degrees for many students!). It is organised by the student’s union SUBU to fundraise for other activities throughout the next academic year, such as financially… Read more » about Everything you need to know about the BU Summer Ball
Arriving to your accommodation early? Staying until your tenancy runs out? Whatever your reason, at some point you’re likely to be in Bournemouth during the summer. When societies take a pause and you’re (temporarily!) free from lectures and seminars, you might start to wonder what to do with your spare time. Of course, Bournemouth is… Read more » about 5 things to do in Bournemouth during the summer
The summer before starting university can be everything from confusing to exciting to scary. It’s easy to get overwhelmed, so here are the three things I did before uni and the three things I wish I’d done. 1. Get your finances sorted. It’s important to research the cost of tuition, accommodation, and living expenses so… Read more » about 3 things I did before uni and 3 things I wish I’d done
Follow us on Instagram for more news and international student stories! You are probably contemplating attending Bournemouth University. Well, this is your sign to make BU your academic institute of choice and have the best years of your academic life. Still in doubt? no worries. Let me walk you through how I made my decision. Why did… Read more » about Why BU?
University, mmm, free from responsibilities, parties, waking up at 3pm, going to every event, complete fun 24/7. Or is it? I remember that time in first year when it hit that, oh, university is not just studying and meeting people, but also cooking, cleaning, laundry, working, studying, exams, shopping, the list goes on… Sometimes it… Read more » about How to manage your time at university
Bournemouth has some great spots for live music, a variety of bigger and smaller venues I recommend visiting. O2 Academy Bournemouth is one of the larger venues in the Bournemouth area and hosts some of the biggest artists throughout the year such as Alex G, Hozier and Razorlight having upcoming gigs. Having went to see… Read more » about Best places to watch live music in Bournemouth
In today’s interconnected world, more and more students are choosing to pursue their higher education in the UK, but are confused about how to apply to universities in the UK. UCAS – what is it? The UCAS form is an essential component of the application process for universities in the UK, and therefore it is essential… Read more » about UCAS Made Easy: A Quick Guide to UK University Applications
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
After I finished my education back in India, I decided to put an end to studying and start making money. I did that for three years until I realised that, personally, for me, being a student is a lot more fun and rewarding than having to meet monthly targets. That’s when I looked out for… Read more » about Are you looking to study Nutrition at BU?
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
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.