On Friday 18 September I arrived in Bournemouth in time to move into my accommodation and start my Master’s degree. Boarding the plane at Dublin Airport, I felt nervous and apprehensive as well as excited. I’d known for at least a year that BU was where I wanted to continue my studies, and having just… Read more » about What’s it like, now that I’m here?
In our next ‘Photo of the week’ we are looking at research investigating ways in which to help improve uptake of maternity care in rural Nepal. The research is being led by BU’sProfessor Edwin van Teijlingen. Fieldwork does not always go to plan, especially not in a low-income country such as Nepal. This picture was… Read more » about Photo of the Week: Getting stuck in the field – Awaiting helicopter rescue
Hi, I’m Gam. I’m from Thailand. I have just finished my MBA at BU and I’m now working for the uni. Many concerns could pop into your head before coming to study here, especially when you are away from your parents for the first time, so you may need a survival guide! My top tips… Read more » about Gam’s survival guide: Being an international student at BU
Being a part-time postgrad student is, to be honest, hard work! But fear not, it has its plus sides too! Here are a few pros and cons from my own experience… When I started out on my Master’s, I naturally wanted to get it done as quickly as possible, to enable speedier career progression. So,… Read more » about Being a part-time postgrad student
Reflexivity, quilting and Bricolage: arts-based midwifery research In our next ’Photo of the week’ we are looking at research investigating the impact that creative inquiry can have on midwifery and what meanings have emerged through adopting a creative, bricolage methodology. The research is being led by BU’s Dr Jenny Hall. As a midwife educator for… Read more » about Research photo of the week: Reflexivity, quilting and bricolage
Congratulations if you’ve secured your place and you’re arriving at BU! And for those thinking of studying here, here’s what you can expect from life at BU. It’s a great uni and a great part of the world to be in. Here are some hints and tips to get you up to speed if you’re… Read more » about Welcome to BU!
Suyan travelled half way around the world to study MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management at BU and now she wants to share her top tips for parents. Whether you’re saying goodbye to a son or daughter who’s off to uni, or you’re a student that wants to reassure your family, you’ll want to read her words of wisdom. Safety and… Read more » about Suyan’s advice for parents
Yisi studied BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance at BU, and has decided to continue her BU story by studying her masters here too! As she gets ready to begin MSc Sports Management, she looks back at her arrival to share her advice… 30/06/2012. I will never forget that day… I felt very excited when I first came… Read more » about Welcome to England!
There are so many things to think about when you first get to university. The most crucial time will be at the start of term when you have just arrived and likely aren’t too sure of your surroundings or who you should be spending time with. These are a few handy tips that you may… Read more » about Lowri’s top tips for the start of term
LEAP: Landscape Ecology and Primatology In our first ‘Photo of the Week’, we will be looking at research investigating the effects of human activity on the habitat of forest dwelling primates. The research is being led by BU’s Dr Amanda Korstjens and Professor Ross Hill. A primate needs to negotiate its way through the forest… Read more » about Research photo of the week: Landscape ecology and primatology
Now that Suyan has finished her year studying MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management, she looks back at what it was like to travel half way around the world to join BU. Travel and BU airport transfer Two years ago, after a 13-hour flight, I managed to get to London Heathrow Airport. I got picked… Read more » about My journey from China to BU
Matt Camlin graduated from our MA Directing Digital Film and Television course in 2011. Here, he talks a bit about how his career has progressed since then, which has seen him work on projects from the 2012 Olympics to Game of Thrones. I graduated from my MA in Directing for TV and Film in September… Read more » about From the Olympic Games to Coca-Cola – Matt’s Story