So, what am I doing today? I often find myself asking this question a lot. When all responsibility with school ends, you find that you have so much time available to you and it ultimately begs the question, do you have a social life? I remember some of my cousins used to tease that I… Read more » about The social life of a PG student
The thing I enjoy most about BU life is that you’re able to join in with a number of social activities which enhance your studies. During my Master’s degree studies I took up the opportunity to go on a placement year and worked at one of the best seaside hotels in Bournemouth, but have also… Read more » about Arriving at BU
I’ve always wanted to do a Master’s degree, but, like many people, life was getting in the way. I enjoy my job and wanted to keep building my industry experience. Plus, I like having a salary and I think the bank likes me paying my mortgage too. So, how to get that MA without giving… Read more » about Getting my MA without giving up the day job
Making the most out of your postgraduate study will be different for each individual, but here are a few suggestions that you may not have thought about. It is good to apply yourself to every possible opportunity available to you, including being a student representative for your course. Being a rep is a lot less… Read more » about How to make the most of your PG study at BU
Alice is back with some great tips on how to finance your studies!
It is hard to believe that I am the same person I was a year ago, because so much has changed; not only my attitude towards certain things but my maturity level and the confidence I now have in myself as a person. My confidence to speak publicly has developed since starting my undergraduate course… Read more » about How I’ve changed since starting my Master’s
Choosing a property can be a scary experience, especially if this is your first time away from home or you have to arrange things yourself. If you’re opting for a private let, here are a few useful tips for you to keep in mind that will take you through the whole process. Choose… Read more » about House hunting tips
My name is Suyan and I’m studying MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management at Bournemouth University. I have just completed my 40-week placement at one of the best seaside hotels in Bournemouth. I used the information on BU’s MyCareerHub to help search for job vacancies, guidance on CV writing and interview techniques. I also made… Read more » about How BU helped secure my placement
We’re very #BUproud of two of our graduates, who are celebrating being featured in the Product Design journal “Develop3D” with their brand-new Freefly VR headset, designed specifically to bring virtual reality to the masses using smartphone technology. Mark Little and Luke Vos both graduated from the MSc Product Design course in 2008 and became close… Read more » about BU Alumni find Product Design success: Mark and Luke’s story
Whether you’re studying for a BA, an MA, a PHD, or any qualification really, you’ll want to swot up on your knowledge before the course begins. About four months before my MA began I was emailed a long list of books that were on the recommended reading list. On first impression I was slightly anxious… Read more » about Reading lists: how much should I read?
Lauren tells us what she loves about MSc Public Health… When I rocked up for my first day at BU back in September, I had no idea what to expect. I knew I was ready to get back into studying, but wasn’t sure how being back in a learning environment would make me feel, what… Read more » about Why I love MSc Public Health
Postgrads – we’re a busy lot. With only one year in our course, you can bet school can get a little intense. My postgraduate study is on Post Production Editing, so my days can differ quite a bit, but I try to stick to some kind of routine. Rise and shine! I try to… Read more » about A day in the life of a postgrad student