This is a guest blog by Sirin Arif, who is studying BSc (Hons) Design Engineering. I joined BU in 2019 to study Design Engineering. I moved from London to Bournemouth getting away from the city but also from my job and my most loved sport, kayaking. I am an athlete competing in marathon and sprint… Read more »
One thing most students worry about before coming to university is money. But, don’t worry, you won’t have to live off Pot Noodles because that is all you can afford. That is a myth. You can eat well and do all the things you want to. The trick is budgeting. Some people do end up… Read more »
Coming to Bournemouth University from Bulgaria has been the biggest challenge I’ve ever faced. I remember adjusting to my new lifestyle – the first month was an absolutely surreal experience. Not only did I now have to live on my own, but I also had complete control over my monthly budget. Additionally, the sheer amount… Read more »
Handling finances can be tricky, especially when you’ve moved to a new place. The currency is different, the prices of commodities are new and most students are dealing with a fixed budget – having to balance basic needs, school supplies as well as at least a little bit of a social life. This blog is… Read more »
Budgeting is an essential life skill, especially for a student. Moving across countries requires meticulous planning in all aspects, one of which is finance. It can be overwhelming to set a budget when you don’t know how expenses compare between countries. I did some research to understand what my monthly budget would look like. But… Read more »
Trying to eat healthily can be overwhelming, given the ever-increasing amount of information out there. Healthy eating has been eclipsed by trends. There is always a new diet that can fit you in that dress faster or a newly discovered “superfood” that can transform your brain or a “detox tea” that will give you the… Read more »
Hi guys! I’m Malvika Shahi and I’m doing my Masters in Creative Writing and Publishing at Bournemouth University. Travelling around the UK on a budget is quite easy, you can read all about it on our blog about Exploring the UK on a budget. So, now that you’ve booked your tickets and are ready to… Read more »
Watch mine and Megan’s video on how to budget your student finance. We cover topics including food shopping, travel, university resources and treating yourself! Watch to also find out some helpful apps that you can use for deals and discounts with your favourite brands.
Hi guys! I’m Malvika Shahi and I’m doing my Masters in Creative Writing and Publishing at Bournemouth University. One of the benefits of studying abroad is that you get the chance to explore a whole new country. When I came to study in the UK, I was adamant on exploring as much as I could…. Read more »
Moving away to university can be difficult, as for many of you it will be your first experience living on your own. This means having to look after yourself… those pre cooked frozen meals your mum made you won’t last forever! It is easy to be so wrapped up in the one million other things… Read more »
Hi everyone! I’m Areej! I am from Egypt and I’m doing the games software engineering course. Today I am going to tell you all about some budgeting tips that I personally follow. Being a student and having limited finances doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t go out or that you have to live off of instant… Read more »
When you live somewhere so beautiful, you don’t always need lots of money to go out and have fun. Follow me for a day where I show you what I get up to with just £10.