Sophie’s top tips for Open Days

Picking the university you want to study at is a big choice. You have to decide on whether this is the best place for the course you want to do, if it has the best teaching quality, has the best industry links, comfy accommodation and generally if you just fit there! And the best way… Read more »

A parent’s view of applying to uni

We all love reading Jessica Alexander’s blogs. Now Jess’s mum has kindly offered to share her story about what it’s like to support someone as they go through the uni application process. Helping your child through the university application process is exciting but not without its moments of tension. Thinking about it now, a few years… Read more »

Why I chose BU

Back in the day, when the words “college” and “A-levels” made me want to crawl into a hole and never be seen again, my goal was to find a better place and somewhere I could feel happy. But looking for the perfect university was difficult. For me it had to tick five boxes: Enjoyable course… Read more »

Your top questions

With an Open Day fast approaching, you’ve got plenty of questions for our AskBU team. Here are some that lots of you have been asking… Are you still taking applications for BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing for February 2016 (University Centre Yeovil)? Yes, we’re still taking applications for students who wish to study this course at… Read more »

Your top questions

It’s been another busy week for the askBU team. You’ve been asking all sorts of questions, from asking about our Open Days to finding out about scholarships. Here are some answers to your top questions…   I’m interested in studying a foundation course at BU, can you help? We offer a range of foundation degrees,… Read more »

Why you should come to a Clearing Open Day

Getting a place through Clearing is great, but have you thought about attending one of our Clearing Open Days? Be it before you’ve confirmed your place or afterwards, it’s still important to come and view the university you’ve chosen. Clearing may have been a bit of a rush for you, and most people are in… Read more »

Making the most of Open Days

So, you’ve registered and checked out the halls of residence online – but what are you going to do for the whole day? Here’s my guide to making the most of the Open Day. Print off the diary of events Each faculty delivers seminars on so many things about what they have to offer you,… Read more »

Your top questions

1. I’ve been offered a place at BU starting in September 2015. When can I apply for my accommodation? Firstly, congratulations on your offer! You’ll be able to register your interest in accommodation at the end of May. We will email all eligible students as soon as registration is open, with full details of what… Read more »

Why not give a little back?

By Michelle Lillywhite 2nd year BU Student, BA (Hons) Social Work I remember when I first came to see Bournemouth University – it was a lovely sunny day in September and after driving down from London I suddenly felt really out of my depth and kept asking myself ‘what did I think I was doing?’…. Read more »