Double degrees of success for two Music Scholarship students

Bournemouth University Scholarship student, Clara Zhijin Chen must have thought she was seeing double on results day. On the very day as she received her BA (Hons) in Communication & Media, Clara was also awarded a LTCL Diploma from Trinity College of Music, London – a second degree level qualification! A second pianist and music… Read more »

Apply to be a student ambassador!

What is a student ambassador and what is it all about!? A student ambassador is someone that works for the uni, with flexible working hours and can take on many fun tasks throughout the year. The work is really varied and you can choose what you would like to get involved with. Being employed as… Read more »

Money-saving tips!

Hello from Bournemouth! I am Jaime Gorman from Colorado, USA and currently on the MLit English programme at BU. At university, budgeting is very important! One of the best ways to save money is to utilise student discounts. There are many discounts available, but here are the ones that I use the most: Amazon Once… Read more »

Funding my studies

Most students have a part-time job which helps with essentials and general living costs associated with being at uni. It also helps to top up the government bursary or loans that don’t always stretch as far as we’d like! I study Adult Nursing and I’ve found that HSS students are often placed under the added… 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 »

Re-adapting to a student budget

Unless you’re Jessie J, the sad truth is that it is all too often about the money. Getting the most out of your university studies takes hard work and dedication, of course, but you won’t last beyond a month at university if you can’t budget and make your money go further. I had been earning… Read more »

Why you should apply for a scholarship

It gives me great pleasure to be able to write this blog post, for being awarded the BU Vice-Chancellor’s Most Promising Applicant (BTEC) scholarship. In my opinion anyone can go to university, but what makes you stand out is the interesting things you can add to your CV. For me, Bournemouth was one of the… Read more »

Work hard, play harder: my Sport Scholarship

It’s never an easy process choosing which university to attend, and I’m still not sure whether basing your decision mostly around sports helps ease the process or makes it harder. While it helps to narrow down the options, it also adds another element which has to be factored into all decisions. Thinking back to January… Read more »