My parents have worked hard to ensure my sisters and I are able to attend university abroad. Growing up and moving out was what we expected. Looking back, it wasn’t until early September when the realisation struck me that I am moving away. At first it was excitement and joy, being able to start a… Read more » about One way flight: Look back piece on leaving home
Moving to university is an entire experience on its own. You have traveled the distance, you have your belongings in bags, and you have just stepped into your accommodation. Now you are here and classes have not yet begun, so you may start to feel the sense of “what now?” I have personally met an… Read more » about The first few days: 3 tips to settling in
Personally, I was scared that Bournemouth would be just a ‘dead town’ with nothing much to do. However, it’s quite the opposite, once I got to Bournemouth and actually began enjoying the lifestyle here. The nightlife is great, but for this blog, I will focus more on places you can go with your friends to… Read more » about Fun places to go around Bournemouth with your friends!
Hello everyone! Can’t believe we’re already in May, how time flies! And I’ve been living in Bournemouth for almost 2 years too! So, I would like to share with you my top 5 experiences living in Bournemouth. Hope you’ll find it useful. Making friends This must be one of the top worries for every new… Read more » about Malaysian student in Bournemouth: Top 5 experiences!
This year has been incredibly challenging, but it has provided me with so many opportunities that I am truly thankful for. Check out the video below if you’d like to find out more about the student experience over the past year.
I first learned the label ‘third culture kid’ when I was seventeen and I was immediately intrigued. It was nice to put a label to something unknown, especially when the conversations of “Where are you from?” would arise. Third Culture Kid is defined as those individuals who are raised in a culture different from their… Read more » about The beauty of international living
While choosing the right university, you never know how well you would integrate in the course or in the student community. I think considering a university for the support that it offers is a key aspect to examine during your selection process. In my opinion, transitioning from Bachelors to Master’s was made easy thanks to… Read more » about Academic and personal support at BU
This past first semester, I started my master’s degree in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship. I’ve learned a lot about study techniques, the importance of community, and a lot about myself. Check it out!
As someone who enjoys international cuisine and is a big traveller and foodie, I am always keen to hear of students experience when visiting Bournemouth for international cuisine. I often get asked by prospective international students where they can find a range of Brazilian, African, and Thai cuisine options around Bournemouth. First, as a student,… Read more » about Beating the culinary blues – Where to find International cuisines in Bournemouth
Hello! In this vlog, I share my top 5 budgeting tips that I found very helpful for me throughout my studies so far at Bournemouth or in the UK in general. Hope you’ll find some of it to be useful! Have a good one! – Ayra H.
This is a guest blog post from John Nana about his placement experience whilst studying one of our postgraduate courses in Computing & Informatics. Utilise every opportunity. Break barriers. Have fun. Those were the words running through my mind during the international commencement ceremony for postgraduate students at Bournemouth University. My name is John Nana… Read more » about How John’s dedication helped him start his career at JPMorgan
Entering the second year of BA Hons Multimedia Journalism felt fast and strong. Our return was adjusted due to the current conditions but we were immediately thrown in the deep end of journalism with the task of news days. News days is what journalists lives are all about, everyday we come up with stories, plans,… Read more » about News Days: The best part of my course so far…