The virtual voluntary project on sustainability and how it made my summer break more meaningful

Summer break is not only a great time for us to relax but also opens unique opportunities to learn and develop new skills and meet new people. To make my first summer break in the UK more memorable, I applied for a 3-week virtual voluntary project with the People & Planet and participated in a… Read more » about The virtual voluntary project on sustainability and how it made my summer break more meaningful

My journey from the Military to university through Clearing at BU

This is a guest blog written by Chris Jefford, a current BSc (Hons) Environmental Science with Foundation Year student. My Journey to university really started after I was discharged from the Royal Navy after 12 years of service. I wasn’t sure what to do with my life, but I knew I had to return to… Read more » about My journey from the Military to university through Clearing at BU

Affordable living costs in Bournemouth – 5 tips for international students

Like many international students living and studying abroad for the first time, I was struggled at first to manage my living costs when I came to the UK. After few months of adjusting to my new life, I have experienced and collected some useful tips that may help new students prepare for their upcoming journeys… Read more » about Affordable living costs in Bournemouth – 5 tips for international students

One way flight: Look back piece on leaving home

My parents have worked hard to ensure my sisters and I are able to attend university abroad. Growing up and moving out was what we expected. Looking back, it wasn’t until early September when the realisation struck me that I am moving away.  At first it was excitement and joy, being able to start a… Read more » about One way flight: Look back piece on leaving home

Top 10 coffee spots and eateries in Bournemouth

Hi! If you’re here because you’re looking for new places to go in Bournemouth, you come to the right post! I will be sharing my personal favourite coffee spots and eateries in Bournemouth, and maybe one of these will become your favourite too! Coffee spot : Delice des champs A french café located on the… Read more » about Top 10 coffee spots and eateries in Bournemouth

My favourite project this year from an animation undergraduate

We all know this has been a challenging year, it was indeed also for universities and our course. I’m Lara, currently doing my final year at NCCA (national centre of computer animation) remotely from Italy, and besides the difficult year, I did manage it well and got the opportunity to work on, what has become… Read more » about My favourite project this year from an animation undergraduate

How to choose your course and university

Starting university is daunting but it became a lot easier once I learned some tips and tricks. After completing my bachelor’s degree and now studying for my master’s degree, I have learned along the way that choosing your degree can be a fun experience! Here are a few of my top tips for choosing your… Read more » about How to choose your course and university