My First Term As A Fresher

When it comes to starting University, it may seem like the hardest thing that you have done in your life so far. For me, that was very true. I had never done something so challenging in my life. Leaving my family, my friends, my partner and my home; to kickstart my life and make a… Read more »

The start of uni with Club Soda

This is a guest blog by Eleanor Townend. Fresher’s is great for getting to know the people around you, the beautiful Bournemouth area and of course for making those lifetime new friends- But what if you don’t fancy drinking alcohol during week one, or maybe just need a rest from the ‘bar type’ environment, but… Read more »

What it’s like living in Chesil House

As an EU student, I did not get the chance to visit Bournemouth university or the halls when I was making my decision. When I was choosing my new home away from home I had to do it just by looking at the photos on the website, searching on google maps for locations, and comparing… Read more »

Tips to keep motivated!

From my experience, this kind of article usually tells you to get prepared, work hard, manage your time well and enjoy. So let’s get that out of the way from the beginning so we can get to the real stuff. That advice is usually very helpful at the beginning of term but I’ll let you… Read more »

Why meeting people isn’t as scary as it seems

As cliché as it sounds, everyone is in the same position. People you share a flat with, those on your course, and the person you sit behind on the uni bus, are all embarking on this exciting journey together in a completely new city!                                             Trust me, after a couple of weeks you’ll feel right… Read more »

Three things to do before you get to uni

You’ve got your grades and you’re heading to uni! What now? Find your flatmates Once you’ve got your place in halls confirmed you can join various pages on Facebook for that building – EG. “Bournemouth Accommodation – Flat Mate Finder”. On there, a lot of people post their building and flat number so it’s really… Read more »

Beth’s first term as a BU student

Two years have passed since my parents dropped me off in Bournemouth as an excited but nervous fresher, moving away from home for the first time. It was an incredibly emotional but exciting time for me, moving to a new place with people I didn’t know to start university. The first two weeks were a… Read more »