Keeping fit and healthy whilst at university may not be the first thing students think about, especially during freshers week and the Christmas period. So today, I am here to guide you through the ways that I like to stay healthy whilst at BU. Before coming to BU I was a fairly active person. From… Read more » about Keep fit and healthy with me at BU!
I remember the first time I came across the topic of men’s mental health was when I worked on an 8-week project with Youth Champs for Mental Health (YC4MH) as part of my virtual internship with Think Pacific. What surprised me most was the concerning statistics about men’s mental health. Growing up in a society… Read more » about Men’s mental health and why we should talk about it
The convenient location on campus, reasonable student membership fee, regular class schedules, and friendly instructors and staff are why I chose to register for Yoga classes at SportBU. If you are looking for a place to stay healthy and find balance, I’d highly recommend this experience. Great location to overcome my laziness Since I moved… Read more » about How SportBU Yoga classes have helped me stay healthy and find balance
University Mental Health Day brings together the university community to make mental health a university-wide priority and create ongoing year round change to the future of student mental health. This years University Mental Health Day will be on Thursday 3 March and there is no greater time to learn new skills for your Mental Health… Read more » about Three best books to boost your Mental Health
May is upon us and to most of us this will be a time filled with deadlines and dissertations, exams and preparations. If you are anything like me, I have to battle the stress that comes with it all. Personally, I am seeing three deadlines and four exams and even the thought of it has… Read more » about Three things to focus for the month of deadlines
This is a guest blog post by current student Rebekah Phillips, studying BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. Hello, my name is Rebekah a (now) final year Physiotherapy student at Bournemouth University. I started University like the majority of students, I moved away from home and settled in Student Accommodation where I quickly learnt to fend for myself… Read more » about Becoming a Physiotherapist during a Pandemic
Moving to Bournemouth was one of the best things that happened to me, but moving to uni is a big step for everyone and, although we may not admit it, we could all do with a little extra support from time to time. You’re not alone! BU’s got everything from academic and financial support to… Read more » about Need a little support? BU’s got you
When deciding where you want to go to university, you’ll be considering other things about the town/city other than just the uni itself and fitness plays a big part in a lot of people’s lives. Whether you’re used to going regularly at home, you haven’t been into it but want to join one when you… Read more » about Popular student gyms to join in Bournemouth
Wellbeing can slip under the radar for all of us, especially for the average uni student where a normal sleep schedule and being balanced is ultimately the last thing on our minds. However, with the general stresses of uni – in my case, dissertation deadline looming – it is important to know how to balance… Read more » about Wellbeing and balance: it’s World Sleep Day!
My name is Sam Castro and I am currently a second year student at Bournemouth University studying Operating Department Practice. My story begins on the May bank holiday weekend in 2014. I had just finished another 50-hour week at the office. I was feeling pretty tired but I had put that down to having a… Read more » about From surviving an one-in-a-million rare blood disease to qualifying as an ODP
Moving away to university can be difficult, as for many of you it will be your first experience living on your own. This means having to look after yourself… those pre cooked frozen meals your mum made you won’t last forever! It is easy to be so wrapped up in the one million other things… Read more » about The university food shop: tips, tricks and getting to grips
With its 10-mile-long promenade, rich countryside and well-organised roads, Bournemouth offers a great place to hop on a bike to commute or explore, trust me!! With its eco-mind, the university fully supports you bringing your bike to the seaside and offers a variety of services to support you doing so, and to keep you and… Read more » about Two wheels in the Town: a cyclist’s guide to Bournemouth