When thinking about doing a degree at university, there are, of course, several questions running through your head. What course do I do? What societies do I join? But one of the most important questions is: how will I fund my studies? There’s talk of loans, grants, bursaries…it all sounds really complicated. But it turns… Read more »
I thought it could be fun to share with you what I spend in a week explaining what I buy, where I get it and any budgeting tips I have along the way. Before filming I’d already done a big shop the week before and bulk bought meats, pasta, canned foods etc so this… Read more »
One thing most students worry about before coming to university is money. But, don’t worry, you won’t have to live off Pot Noodles because that is all you can afford. That is a myth. You can eat well and do all the things you want to. The trick is budgeting. Some people do end up… Read more »
Hiya, Achieving my scholarship was an experience I have been so grateful and proud of and so in today’s post I thought I’d tell you all about it and how you can get one too 🙂 Emily 🙂
What financial help can I get? Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course. This is a loan you will eventually pay back. Maintenance loan. This provides you with financial support throughout the year. At BU this is called the BU Maintenance Bursary and you are given a prepaid card which is… Read more »
Hi! As today is world jump day I thought I’d talk a little bit about the jump between college/sixth form and university and learning to live independently. It’s definitely not as scary as you might think and actually a lot of fun! Emily 🙂
Hiya, I’ve found that student life can be expensive but as I come to the end of my first year at Bournemouth University I’ve learnt a lot and picked up some tips and tricks on how to save my money! Emily Xx
Budgeting is an essential life skill, especially for a student. Moving across countries requires meticulous planning in all aspects, one of which is finance. It can be overwhelming to set a budget when you don’t know how expenses compare between countries. I did some research to understand what my monthly budget would look like. But… Read more »
Watch mine and Megan’s video on how to budget your student finance. We cover topics including food shopping, travel, university resources and treating yourself! Watch to also find out some helpful apps that you can use for deals and discounts with your favourite brands.
In her latest vlog, Diane shares everything you’ll need to know about Student Ambassadors and the benefits of becoming one when you arrive!
Hi! My name’s Samantha and I’m a first year Events Management student at Bournemouth University. Why did you choose BU? I chose to study at Bournemouth because the university has many industry links within the events sector which is great for my course. The university also offers lots of opportunities for students in general to… Read more »
The internet is AMAZING. If you are anything like me then you’re on it all the time! It’s a great platform for opening up opportunities to explore more communities, meet new people and share your own posts and pictures, however, there are so many ways where this freedom you have online can be used against… Read more »