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 »

How I funded my Master’s Degree

I find it very difficult to talk about money. Whether it’s a matter of pride, or wanting to remain independent, money can be a sticky subject to tackle. When I decided to embark on a Master’s degree I wasn’t 100% sure how it would be affordable. After weeks of searching online I found some possible… Read more »

Funding Fears

Let’s face it, one of the major worries about taking on postgraduate study is often the prospect of opening your wallet to find cobwebs instead of cash. The expectation of this occurrence can drive many people away from looking into postgraduate study, but there are ways to overcome the spectre of the empty purse.  … Read more »

Funding the leap

Making the leap to postgraduate study is a big one, and one which I definitely think is worthwhile taking, as I’ve said in my previous post [http://microsites.bournemouth.ac.uk/postgraduate/2014/05/19/making-the-leap/], but now you’ve made that decision, you’re going to have to start thinking about money. Postgraduate study is a costly investment, especially if you’re coming straight out of… Read more »