Living out of your comfort zone

My name is Sijuade Yusuf from Nigeria, studying MA Media and Communication at Bournemouth University. Where do we begin?  How do we compare? The life of a Nigerian in Bournemouth has to be one of compromises, both enjoyable and sometimes not so enjoyable. The more open-minded you are, the better Experiencing some culture shock is… Read more »

So similarly different!

Hi! I’m Nikki Mennen. I’m originally from the Netherlands and came all the way to Bournemouth to study a MA in Creative Writing and Publishing. Although my home country is just a one-hour flight away and we are taught in English from the age of six, there are still some surprising differences between the Netherlands… Read more »

From Kuala Lumpur to Bournemouth – what has changed?

Current student, Sarah from Malaysia, vlogs about all the good stuff she found in Bournemouth since her arrival. From the healthy environment, less pressured pace of life and safe streets to transportation, food and, yes, the weather! By SaraTan Sze Yah, Malaysia, MA Producing Film and TV, 2017/18  

Living as an Italian in Bournemouth

Being away from home didn’t keep Italian current student, Diana, from pizza & pasta. On her vlog she explains how she manages to keep up of her home county food traditions, and also talks about the weather in Bournemouth and travel opportunities. By Diana Pelino, Italy, BA (Hons) Computer Animation and Design, 2017/18  

What life is like for a Greek in Bournemouth?

Giorgos is from Greece and is currently studying at BU. In this vlog he talks about his life in Bournemouth, from food and weather challenges, to the opportunities he found to follow his passion. By Giorgos Kapsanakis, Greece, MA Directing Film and Television, 2017/18  

The thoughts of an Indian in Bournemouth

I am Sugandha Bhandari, an Indian born in Thailand, studying MA Corporate Communication.  Life before Bournemouth I have lived in different parts of India and interacted with people from all over South East Asia throughout my life. My childhood was influenced by different cultures. While growing up, I was always interested in communicating with people… Read more »