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 » about My Academic Excellence Scholarship
My best friend told me a long time ago that “uncertainty is the future’s guarantee” – and it’s true. It’s the middle of May, and I’m in my final term. I’m gearing up to start shooting my Master’s production project but at the back of my head, I worry about my career prospects. I’m not… Read more » about What’s next for me?
Uchechukwu Onwuchekwa, a student from a family of six in Abia State, recently told Edufrica.com about his experience of studying at BU. He said, “I chose to study in the UK because of the uninterrupted educational process the country has, compared to Nigeria’s. Not that I don’t like my country’s educational system. In fact, I… Read more » about My experience as an MSc student at BU
It’s great to be in the School of Tourism here at BU. My course of study, MSc Tourism Management and Marketing, has been nothing short of an exciting roller-coaster ride. Want to know what’s great about it? (Once upon a time…) The Lecturers! I know what you’re probably thinking, but it’s never true. Fact: lecturers… Read more » about What’s so great about MSc Tourism Management and Marketing?
You know, I had always heard that change was a difficult thing, terrifying too, but I probably never thought too much of it until I had to move across continents to further my education. Well, yes I have had some experience schooling away from home but it’s always been in a town of a different… Read more » about Relocating to study – and finding my new home!
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 » about My Jai Hind College scholarships
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 » about The Commonwealth Shared Scholarship
As much as I actually do not like to admit it, I spend a lot of time on my phone. My first smartphone ever was a Blackberry about 3 to 4 years ago, but after that one died on me, I moved on to Android phones (I’m on my second one now because I pretty… Read more » about Best apps for student life
I’m Daniel Asaya, 23 years old and I come from a lovely Christian family in the Western part of Africa, Nigeria. All along, success has always been my watch word and so I strive so hard to attain it. I scaled through four years of high quality learning in Information and Communication Technology from Crawford… Read more » about My surprise scholarship
Namaste and greetings to everyone! A positive, dedicated, outgoing and open-minded 24 year old, this is Manish all the way from the Land of Himalaya, Nepal. An avid movie buff, I am also an auto enthusiast, love travelling, exploring new places and learning about foreign culture and language. I feel fortunate to have been awarded… Read more » about My scholarship story: investing in my future
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 » about My top study tips
My name is Chanunya Boontosang, I’m 28 years old and I come from Thailand. I was awarded a BU Dean’s Scholarship – School of Tourism and therefore received a 50% deduction from my tuition fee to study MSc Events Marketing. This has such a massive impact for me! I first heard about this scholarship from a study… Read more » about My scholarship story: BU Dean’s Scholarship – School of Tourism (International)