When I was accepted onto my course and registered online last August, one of the first things I came across was the reading list. My immediate thought was: how much of this am I supposed to read? It gave me flashbacks to the first day of my undergrad, when we were all filled with trepidation… Read more » about How much am I supposed to read?
After living in Bournemouth for 10 months, I can confidently say that Bournemouth is a smaller, British version of Southern California (minus the amount of rain… if Bournemouth could donate a bit of that rain to drought-ridden California, that would be much appreciated). Perhaps it is from the sunny beaches with sparkling water and an abundance… Read more » about A Californian’s survival guide to living in Bournemouth
It’s hard to sum up my BU experience in one blog post. There have been ups and downs, achievements, challenges, lessons learnt, and unforgettable moments. On balance it has been an overwhelmingly positive experience, and it’s not quite over yet! The biggest challenge I’ve faced is taking on a completely new discipline. I had never… Read more » about My BU experience
I was really excited when I was notified of my approved funding from the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission. I’m not sure whether it was the chance to study at Bournemouth University, in its prestigious tourism department with distinguished academics such as Professor Buhalis or the joys of finally getting funding to attain a Master’s degree in… Read more » about My Commonwealth Scholarship: A world of opportunities
Among many precious memories BU has granted me, being a student ambassador is probably the most amazing one. Briefly said, a student ambassador is the one helping with all kinds of events such as open days, career fairs, and educational fairs; undertaking some specialist roles like blogger, mentor, subject specialist; and basically representing the uni… Read more » about Being a student ambassador
With tuition fees, accommodation, day-to-day living expenses and perhaps relocation costs and conferences or other educational activities, postgraduate study isn’t cheap! Fortunately there are numerous ways to fund your studies and support available to soften the blow. Here I give a brief overview of the options and tips for funding your time at BU. Fees… Read more » about Funding your studies
What’s it like going from undergraduate to postgraduate study? Tonya tells us about her experience.
Since there’s still some time left for applications and many people are contacting me to ask about studying at Bournemouth University (BU), I feel like sharing a sneaky peek into my experience on MA Producing Film & Television. BU is still quite a young university when compared to many others all over the UK. Which… Read more » about My MA Producing Film & Television story
I recently finished a four week placement at the Planning Unit at BBC Radio 4 and am heading back to Bournemouth feeling more knowledgeable, better connected, and better prepared for August and the job hunt which will come with it. I applied back in February for BBC work experience. I had previously applied several times… Read more » about My work placement experience
How do postgrad students spend their free time? Tonya shares her experience.
If you’re joining us this September, have you had a look at our scholarships yet? Here’s Iakovos with a breakdown of what’s available.
As I write this, I’ve been at BU for almost eight months and am about to get started on my Master’s project. I can hardly believe the time has gone so fast, and I think the fact that I’m enjoying life here so much has a lot to do with it. I feel so fortunate… Read more » about Why I love BU