No matter how long it has been – a few years or twenty – returning to university and academic life after a break can be both exciting and scary! My name is Jaime Gorman. I came to BU from Colorado, USA to change my career focus. It has been about 20 years since I… Read more » about Returning to academic life after a break
I’m Hannah, a mature student studying Social Work at BU. I thought i’d share my advice and experiences so far, from studying an access course to socialising with others on my course.
This is a guest blog written by BU graduate Vicki who studied at BU for her BSc (Hons) in Nutrition and decided to stay here for her postgraduate degree in MSc Nutrition and Behaviour as well. Why did I choose BU again? The nutrition team A big part of my decision was based on the… Read more » about My undergraduate to postgraduate journey at BU
I am Jaime Gorman. I am 40 and came to BU from Colorado to study MLit (Hons) English. On day one, as excited as I was, sitting in a cluster of a couple of hundred 18-year-olds was initially very awkward. Not only was I literally old enough to be their mother, I felt culturally and… Read more » about Being a Mature Student
New blogger Lina Abdul Halim talks about international study, being at a cross-roads in life and how it’s never too late to start learning… It was September 2013. I found myself sitting in my room, wondering what I was going to do with my life. I have been a film and documentary editor for the… Read more » about It’s never too late