The lessons I learnt at BU

Yes I learnt a lot about my course and industry while at university, but my time at BU taught me a lot about life too. These are some of the key lessons I learnt: 1. Friendships It is cliche but the value of friendships becomes very clear while at university, you start to appreciate quality… Read more » about The lessons I learnt at BU

How I did my marketing and events placement from home

I never expected I’d be doing my placement from home. Especially, the fact it was mostly focused on events. I was about to set off around the country for two weeks doing UCAS exhibitions when I was told they were no longer going ahead. After putting months of stress and work into organising the events,… Read more » about How I did my marketing and events placement from home

How to go out safely during the pandemic

If you’re excited about coming to university: you should be! It’s such an exciting time and even though there is a worldwide pandemic, there are different ways that you can keep yourself safe, and others, whilst still doing the outdoor stuff you love. I personally volunteer at a charity shop a couple of hours every… Read more » about How to go out safely during the pandemic

Moving onwards and upwards! (rather online and upwards): the new norm

The global coronavirus pandemic has affected pretty much everything, from how we live our daily lives to how we work. University has been no exception to this and has become another key thing that has been adapted to function online. So, as university has adapted, so must we! Here I will share some skills that… Read more » about Moving onwards and upwards! (rather online and upwards): the new norm

Journalism Under Lockdown: Second Semester

A few months ago, the world was met with the unfortunate events of the COVID-19 pandemic. The virus has rooted itself within our daily lives and has shifted the way institutions worldwide has run. Bournemouth University has worked hard to accommodate and attend the needs of ensuring the remainder of everyone’s academic year meets the… Read more » about Journalism Under Lockdown: Second Semester

Remote Studying – the Reality of 2020

At the beginning….. The breakthrough of COVID-19 caught many off-guard. The sudden restrictions and changes to everyday life were unexpected. Whilst watching the fireworks in the sky and welcoming 2020 on the 1st of January, I did not expect such drastic changes that would reach us in a mere three months. The reality of isolation,… Read more » about Remote Studying – the Reality of 2020

Staying in Contact with Family During the Pandemic

Being an international student, with my family dotted all over the world, it has been really difficult embracing the fact that I’m probably not going to be able to go home over the summer, and I haven’t really seen my family in a really long time. But, we’ve found different methods to cope and keep… Read more » about Staying in Contact with Family During the Pandemic

Lockdown Life: Day of a EU Student

Lockdown has changed lives completely. There is no doubt about it. Lots of us are missing our family, friends and all the things we could do before this pandemic began. However, thanks to the internet not everything is bad, and the staff at Bournemouth University have shown to be very supportive in this time. So… Read more » about Lockdown Life: Day of a EU Student