Get involved! Volunteering at BU

University brings to mind thoughts of opportunity and ways to get involved – and what better way to get involved than giving back to your community? I personally find volunteering a really rewarding and fun way to get involved in local (and not so local!) events and give back to the community. Bournemouth University offers… Read more »

A mature student living in halls

“Oh my god, no way! I’d never have thought that!” This is the response I receive every time I tell someone, usually begrudgingly, that I am classed as a mature student. This isn’t because I am blessed with youthful looks, it’s because university is actually an environment where people either just don’t notice or just… Read more »

Bournemouth’s nightlife scene

There’s no doubt about it that seaside town Bournemouth boasts an array of nightclubs, bars and pubs which over the past year and a half have given me plenty of unforgettable nights out. Let’s face it, your social life is an important factor to take into account when looking for a university to start your… Read more »

Global Talent Programme

BU’s Global Talent Programme has been co-created with employers to help its students to demonstrate that they have the attributes needed to work in a truly global way. Currently over 850 students are part of the extra-curricular programme that gives them the opportunity to develop new skills, meet employers, win badges, play games and achieve the… Read more »

A student’s guide to Bournemouth

Thinking of studying at Bournemouth University and wanting to get to know the area before you decide? Well, you’ve come to the right place! I’m Sam, and in this short video, I’ll be taking you around all the places you will spend your life here at Bournemouth University, from the sunny beach (voted the best… Read more »

Haven’t had a chance to visit us yet?

When are the next Open Days? Wednesday 14 February 2018 Saturday 10 March 2018 Wednesday 4 April 2018 Book here Are these different to the Autumn Open Days? There will be a variety of course specific activities such as mini lectures and workshops taking place to give you a taster of what it’s like to… Read more »

The Bournemouth Christmas Market

Visiting Bournemouth University during the festive period? Looking for a place to take your family and friends for a fun day out? Well look no further than the Bournemouth Christmas Market! Here’s a short video, taking you on a brief tour of all the wonderful things the town’s holiday hub has to offer!    … Read more »