Greetings from Bournemouth! I am Jaime from Colorado, studying MLIT (Hons) English at BU. If you are like me, deciding what to bring to the UK and what to buy is a challenging task! Below is my guide to help you decide what is most important. What Should I Bring? Make sure to bring a… Read more » about What to pack when you come to Bournemouth!
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 » about Eating in Bournemouth
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 » about Retaining money as a student
Roberta’s 5 top tips on writing a winning scholarship personal statement
My name is Roberta and I’m from Brazil. I started my MSc Biological Anthropology here at BU. I was awarded the 50% Executive Dean’s Scholarship, and for that I had to write a personal statement. It was pretty hard for me to do it, so here are some tips that might help you through the… Read more » about Roberta’s 5 top tips on writing a winning scholarship personal statement
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 » about Balancing PG study with family life
My IT work placement at BU
Name: Ryan Delmo Course: MSc IT Where are you from? Philippines Placement Company: Bournemouth University Where was your placement and what was your role? I worked in the IT Services Department as an IT Service Desk Analyst What was your strategy for finding a placement? How did you get the job? Four months before the deadline… Read more » about My IT work placement at BU
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 » about MSc Maritime Archaeology
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 » about Eating in Bournemouth
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 » about Celebrating Christmas at BU
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 » about Living in Corfe House
How my BU experience changed me
I am DeAsia Davis from the USA and I completed an MSc Biological Anthropology in September 2016. Studying at BU was one the most fulfilling events in my life. When I first began applying to universities, I had not heard of Bournemouth University. And, like most, I had dreams of studying abroad in the big… Read more » about How my BU experience changed me
Bournemouth’s bustling Christmas market, ice-skating & mulled wine!
Hi, I’m Danielle Cook studying MA Corporate Communication at BU. One of the best parts of studying in Bournemouth is its vibrant centre, the hub of the town where community events and celebrations take place. This holiday season, Bournemouth Square is home to a bustling Christmas market, with stalls offering one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts and… Read more » about Bournemouth’s bustling Christmas market, ice-skating & mulled wine!