Eating in Bournemouth

Flying all the way to Bournemouth from Texas for University, I had plenty of concerns, the first of them being, “What am I supposed to eat??” While English food isn’t too different from American food, recognising the names of popular restaurants, snacks, and grocery stores took some getting used to. Not too far from the… Read more »

Retaining money as a student

Being a student inevitably means there’s going to be limitations in terms of your spending. Unless you’re descended from a line of millionaire or billionaire parents that spoil you (or in that case if your parents are pretty strict and want you to experience the struggles of living) then you’re going to have to watch… Read more »

Balancing PG study with family life

Studying abroad has it pros and cons when balancing family life. On one hand, you do not have to stress too much when dealing with timetables. Likewise, you do not have to follow certain things such as meal times, which I used to do while I was living with my parents. On the other hand,… Read more »

MSc Maritime Archaeology

Hey guys, my name is JC. I’m from Canada and I’m currently doing a Master’s in Maritime Archaeology at Bournemouth University. Now I’m sure you are now picturing a mix between Indiana Jones and Jacque Cousteau. Well I’m about to burst your bubbles and I must apologize (I did say I was Canadian). There is… Read more »

Eating in Bournemouth

Hey everyone, my name is Roberta and I’m in Bournemouth for my MSc Biological Anthropology. I’m from Brazil and as many of you may know, it’s a huge country with many different types of food and flavours, depending on the region you live in. When I arrived at Bournemouth, I was very curious about what… Read more »

Celebrating Christmas at BU

So, how does BU celebrate Christmas with its students?   On 8 December 2016, around 20 students from the Department of Tourism and Hospitality were gathered together to celebrate Christmas at the Inspire Lecture Theatre in the Fusion Building. There was free traditional Christmas food, like mince pies and apple wassail, for students to enjoy… Read more »

Living in Corfe House

Hi! My name is JC and I’m doing an MSc in Maritime Archaeology at BU. I’m currently living in Corfe House, student accommodation based in Poole. Corfe house is run by Unite-student. Location! Location! Location! Corfe house is located right beside Aldi supermarket. From my window, I can see the coach station, which makes travelling… Read more »