Choosing a university can be a huge deal. This may be your home for the next three years minimum, alongside where you may make contacts, both professional and social that could stay with you for life. For me, I wanted to choose a university that was going to have a lasting impact on my career…. Read more » about My top tips for shortlisting a university
Grants, bursaries, loans and scholarships! It can be so overwhelming starting university and wondering how you’ll be able to afford to support yourself whilst studying. Bournemouth University offers two bursaries to students that are eligible to coincide with your student loan. The first one I’m going to run through is the BU Maintenance Bursary. I’ve… Read more » about How bursaries have impacted my HE journey
Every now and then we ask our advisers in the Future Students Enquiry Team to share their top tips on key topics. Here’s their latest one about all things student finance. What financial help can I get? Tuition Fee Loans to cover the full cost of your course. This is a loan you will eventually… Read more » about The lowdown on undergraduate student finance for 2022 entry
When thinking about doing a degree at university, there are, of course, several questions running through your head. What course do I do? What societies do I join? But one of the most important questions is: how will I fund my studies? There’s talk of loans, grants, bursaries…it all sounds really complicated. But it turns… Read more » about The low down on student loans
This blog was written March 2020 – please see our website for our current postgraduate fees
STUDENT FINANCE! One of the many god sends that helps us get through the year without going (too far) into our overdraft. Well, like most things in life there are pros and cons to everything, allow me to explain. Pro: the fact that you will have large sums of money in your account and can… Read more » about Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems…!
With tuition fees, accommodation, day-to-day living expenses and perhaps relocation costs and conferences or other educational activities, postgraduate study isn’t cheap! Fortunately there are numerous ways to fund your studies and support available to soften the blow. Here I give a brief overview of the options and tips for funding your time at BU. Fees… Read more » about Funding your studies
Applying to university can be a stressful time for all those involved and the main concern is usually the financial side of student life. You may be wondering how you are going to manage your spending and income while at university. Being an Accounting, Finance & Economics student, I am at a slight advantage. I… Read more » about An Economics student’s budgeting survival guide
Confused about the scholarships and bursaries on offer? Amba explains all!
So, once you’ve made it through Clearing in one piece, it’s time to relax, right? Well, you’re almost there. Once you’ve got a confirmed offer from BU it’s time to consider applying for university funding. I know that after going through the stress of Clearing, all you’ll want to do is sit down and bask… Read more » about Alex’s Clearing story: How to apply for bursaries and scholarships
Lowri Roberts talks about scholarships at Bournemouth University and how she no longer has any postgraduate funding worries… Here at BU, they do all they can to help you, whether it’s advice on your work, accommodation or with your finances. One of the most daunting aspects of postgraduate study for many of us is the… Read more » about Scholarships: how they apply to you, without you having to apply for them!