Why you should book an Open Day

Booking an Open Day is the most valuable thing you can do when picking a University. Looking at the website and photos can only give you so much information about the course/location/accommodation, but if you really want to immerse yourself in parts of Uni life, you must book an Open Day! Luckily, Bournemouth University have… Read more »

Everything you need to know about lectures

When applying to university a common question is what are lectures really like? Hopefully this blog will enlighten you a little more! Each module you take at university will be made up of lectures, seminars and workshops. They are all slightly different with regards to their learning based structures and outcomes. Lectures generally focus on… Read more »

My Course – MLit (Hons) English

Greetings from Bournemouth University! My name is Jaime and I am from Colorado, USA. I am on a unique programme here at BU – MLit (Hons) English – which includes both an undergrad and postgrad degree in one course. MLit includes: Three years of an undergrad course – BA (hons) English A required 4-week or… Read more »

Choosing the right degree

Choosing a degree isn’t always easy, and sometimes although you want to go to university you may not understand which degree is right for you. Sometimes you have no idea what you want to do or find yourself struggling to pick between multiple subjects. It could even be that you have a career in mind… Read more »

Madrid: The BARM Diaries

Hey! I’m Bethany, a first-year student of BA Retail Management (BARM). On November 16th, our lecturers took a leap of faith and flew with us to Madrid. This decision can only be described as probably both the best and worst decision of their year. Some students put the phrase ‘start as you mean to go… Read more »

My first semester at BU

Wow! How that first term has flown by! It’s so hard to think that only a couple of months ago I was a nervous wreck, stressing over getting to all of my lectures on time and constantly getting lost – even walking into the wrong lecture a few times. Ok… the getting lost still happens… Read more »

I changed courses through Clearing

Being an international student, applying for universities can be overwhelming. The Clearing experience was much better than I expected, and one that I’m glad I went through. I went through Clearing three years ago, when I was at a different university studying a different degree, which was LLB Law. I didn’t enjoy the course and… Read more »