Don’t let funding concerns hold you back

After deciding to apply for the MSc Forensic Anthropology course at Bournemouth University, and having my conditional offer confirmed, the next part of the process was funding – how was I going to pay for it? For everyone, whether you’re considering a Master’s or actually doing one right now, a huge part of the decision… Read more »

My Academic Excellence Scholarship

My name is Yuchun Liu, I am 25 years old and I come from Taiwan. I was automatically awarded the Academic Excellence Scholarship, which at the time was worth £1,000 (it is now worth £3,500 from 2016!) off my tuition. Since the scholarship was “automatic”, it surprised me when I first read my tuition fee note… Read more »

My Jai Hind College scholarships

Anirudh Bhardwaj, an MA Producing Film & Television student from India, tells us his scholarship story… Getting a Master’s Degree in Film was something I always joked about, never seriously considering leaving a budding production company of my own back home in Mumbai to struggle in a foreign country earning a degree that I didn’t… Read more »

The Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

Isaac Baffoe-Nyarko, an MSc Public Health student from Ghana tells us his scholarship story… I still remember my reaction when I opened my mail and read “Congratulations! I am delighted to confirm that you have been awarded The Commonwealth Shared Scholarship. It was Wednesday 30 April 2014 and a very important day in my life…. Read more »

The Academic Scholarship (EU)

My name is Sophie, I am 23 years old and I am originally from France. I received the BU Academic Scholarship (EU) to help me to do a Master’s degree in Hotel and Food Service Management. My academic pathway has been a long search for what I really want to do. After my French A-levels,… Read more »

Work hard, play harder: my Sport Scholarship

It’s never an easy process choosing which university to attend, and I’m still not sure whether basing your decision mostly around sports helps ease the process or makes it harder. While it helps to narrow down the options, it also adds another element which has to be factored into all decisions. Thinking back to January… Read more »

Finding my forte at BU

Harriet Davis, recipient of a BU Music Scholarship, tells us how she’s making the most of her uni experience… Since starting my degree in Advertising and Marketing at Bournemouth three years ago, I’ve wanted to make the most of my time here by utilising the opportunities available to all students. I have been a keen… Read more »

Finding my forte at BU

Harriet Davis, recipient of a BU Music Scholarship, tells us how she’s making the most of her uni experience… Since starting my degree in Advertising and Marketing at Bournemouth three years ago, I’ve wanted to make the most of my time here by utilising the opportunities available to all students. I have been a keen… Read more »

Balancing a job with study

Balancing a job with studying is challenging, but something many of us have to do. Here I share my experiences of juggling the two, the challenges I’ve faced and how I’m overcoming them. I’m fortunate that my working hours are flexible so I can fit work around my studies. The downside is that most of… Read more »