My top study tips

I never liked studying. Or rather, I was never really good at it. It boils down to my inability to retain attention for too long at a time. But as I grew older, I figured out how to work around that.       Use Post-it Notes! Pictured above is my desk. It is usually… Read more »

Our growing campus

Bournemouth finally became a university in 1992 after being a College of Technology, an Institute of Higher Education and a Polytechnic. Its long and varied history means that the campus is constantly being upgraded and the buildings updated to ensure Bournemouth is a great place for future students and staff. Since I’m a member of… Read more »

Home away from home

Growing up, I have never lived anywhere else besides Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I grew up in the tropical heat, monsoon thunderstorms and knew very little about the standard four seasons. I’ve been outside Malaysia before, but never for more than a week or two. Just a month after my 27th birthday, I left home for… Read more »

It’s never too late

New blogger Lina Abdul Halim talks about international study, being at a cross-roads in life and how it’s never too late to start learning… It was September 2013. I found myself sitting in my room, wondering what I was going to do with my life. I have been a film and documentary editor for the… Read more »

It’s tough, but it’s worth it

Studying in the UK for sure is totally different from the comfort zone that you have back in your home country. Lying down on the sofa after class, chilling and waiting for nice homemade food from your mom, not any more. When you study aboard like in the UK It’s more challenging than you expect…. Read more »