Amber’s experience with SUBU as a Postgrad

As a postgraduate student with all the normal pressures that come with this, support from my students’ union is really important. Whether, like me, you continue on for postgraduate study at the same university or whether you start over at a new university, there will always be similar challenges to face. Before starting my postgraduate… Read more »

The social life of an international student

During the first term, we began with a bang as we were hit with the Freshers’ Fair fever which lasted for two whole weeks! This is the time when you meet new people, make new friends, join cool societies that do awesome activities and explore Bournemouth and neighbouring areas such as The Jurassic Coast. One… Read more »

Bournemouth’s surf scene and the Surf Club

When I’ve asked other students what their reasons were for coming to Bournemouth University, a regular response is for the beautiful beach. I must admit, as a girl who couldn’t bear to be more than half an hour from the sea, it was definitely an important factor in making my choice. But with the beach,… Read more »

SUBU and students

The Students’ Union at Bournemouth University is simply known as SUBU, and it is a key part of BU life. It is also important to every student’s experience over their time here and can make the university experience so much more than just lectures and assignments. The list of stuff SUBU does for students goes… Read more »

My daily routine at university

Daniella Conway tells us about her life as an Accounting and Finance student. 7:30 – Attempt to wake up (and fail). 8:00 – Wake up and get ready for university. 9:20 – Catch the U3 bus into university. I always have a spare 20 minutes or so, so I either go to the library to print off… Read more »

An introduction to SUBU

With the new academic year in full swing, some of you might already be familiar with SUBU – the Students’ Union at Bournemouth University. From the Trampolining Club to the Bacon Society, there’s certainly something for everyone when it comes to getting involved…

An introduction to SUBU…

With the new academic year in full swing, some of you might already be familiar with SUBU – the Students’ Union at Bournemouth University.  From the Trampolining Club to the Bacon Society, there’s certainly something for everyone when it comes to getting involved. As well as hosting a whole range of clubs and societies, SUBU is working hard… Read more »

Meeting new people…

By Sanita Lustika Third year BU student, BA (Hons) Digital Media Design There is no reason to worry about meeting new people when you come to university. I know that now, but back when I was about to move to Bournemouth it definitely didn’t feel that way. What I’ve learnt is that Fresher’s is the… Read more »

Being in a club or society

By Rebecca White 3rd year BU Student, BSc (Hons) Archaeology University is a great time to try new things and meet new people, so take advantage of everything you can. Membership to most societies is just £5 or less, for the entire year. Many of them run a series of guest lectures or trips, which will… Read more »

Clubs and Societies- BU Cricket Club

By Carlyle Collins 2nd year BU student, BSc (Hons) Forensic Science After receiving my Fresher’s Guide, I quickly started highlighting the clubs and societies I would love to join when I arrived at Uni. To my surprise, I easily had highlighted about twenty clubs- there were too many to choose from! There wouldn’t be enough time to… Read more »