Moving to university was a giant learning curve for me. I taught myself how to cook, how to motivate myself, how to clean a bathroom, the list could go on. So, moving back home has almost been another learning curve and has been in a lot of ways challenging, mostly because this independence that I… Read more » about Moving Back Home
Coping being at home more
After being away at university for such a long period of time, coming back to live at home again can be very daunting, and the current lockdown status of the UK has somewhat depleted the ease of this transition. It can also be equally as difficult for those of you that haven’t embarked on your… Read more » about Coping being at home more
Moving away from home and leaving close friends
Thinking back to last September when I was getting ready to come to BU, I felt so nervous. Not just because of the move but because I would be leaving both my family and friends and home and starting an adventure of my very own. Friends They’re here for us when we need them and… Read more » about Moving away from home and leaving close friends
8 best and worst things about going home for Christmas
Cold weather, a smell of cinnamon biscuits and mince pies, Christmas tree, tinsels and a mug of hot chocolate. There is nothing that could possibly sound better than going home for Christmas when you are drowning in deadlines this December. It is honestly, the light at the end of the tunnel. And yet, here you… Read more » about 8 best and worst things about going home for Christmas
Making halls a home
Moving away from home for the first time can be a very daunting experience for some students. Suddenly, you’re independent, making new friends and moving in somewhere you’ve never lived before. The best way to make your new accommodation feel like a home is to personalise it. Here’s some top tips on how to make… Read more » about Making halls a home
Imi’s top tips to making halls a home
It can be a bit of a shock when you first arrive at university. Laden with all of your bags that you have just lugged up the stairs, you unlock the door and finally see your room for the first time only to be disheartened by the fact that it is just so plain and… Read more » about Imi’s top tips to making halls a home
Unilove, Unilive, Unilet…!!
By Patricia Obawole 2nd year BU Student, LLB (Hons) Law So you’ve applied for Bournemouth University and they have given you an conditional offer. Congratulations!! Now you can start considering where you want to live. There’s a whole array of options to choose, from Corfe House (if you want the perfect scenery), Purbeck House (if you… Read more » about Unilove, Unilive, Unilet…!!
From the countryside, to the seaside
By Louis Sherman 1st year BU student, BSc (Hons) Applied Geography The leap from your home life to university life isn’t all about the university itself, it’s also about the area surrounding the university and the towns or cities close by. In the case of Bournemouth the most famous landscape close to the university is… Read more » about From the countryside, to the seaside