BSc (Hons) Marketing student Iulia Iordanescu completed a study exchange semester at EDHEC Business School in Lille, France during the 2020-2021 academic year. She shares her experience of studying in France during the Covid-19 pandemic. “The French educational system is very different from ours. After French high school students take their Baccalaureate and have two… Read more » about My study exchange experience in Lille, France
My virtual study exchange experience in the Netherlands
BSc Psychology student Jaume Torres Coll completed a study exchange at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands during the 2020-21 academic year. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the exchange took place online, find out more about the experience below. “I am writing this blog from my parents’ home in Spain, although I am doing an… Read more » about My virtual study exchange experience in the Netherlands
In 2022 I am looking forward to…
As we begin the new year, I have an alternative version of a new years resolution in mind. After years of attempting to set a goal at the start and failing to achieve it, I have instead set a view of what this year is going to look like. Seeing the final destination to where… Read more » about In 2022 I am looking forward to…
How placement opportunities can strengthen your employability
During my second year studying Social Work, I completed a 70-day placement working in substance misuse with adults in the community. For my course, the placement is mandatory, therefore the pressure was taken off finding it myself, as this was down to the course academic leads to match us. Whether your course includes a mandatory… Read more » about How placement opportunities can strengthen your employability
Making a difference to your community whilst at university
Whilst at university, it is a great time to be able to add to your CV and explore all your interests and opportunities by volunteering. There are so many great and diverse options to volunteer, from overseas volunteering, to helping your local community right on your doorstep. It’s a great way to show future employers… Read more » about Making a difference to your community whilst at university
Making the most of Uni Life as an International student at BU
Going to University is already a huge milestone that you achieve in your life, especially when you choose to move thousand of miles away from your home. Coming to a different country, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed. From making new friends to adjusting to the weather and the cultures. While at the same time, we… Read more » about Making the most of Uni Life as an International student at BU
Why you should always take opportunities by the horns! SURE Conference 2019.
This is a guest blog written by Rebecca Fowell, who is currently studying BSc (Hons) Geography at BU. I SURE am happy I took part in the undergrad conference! Coming to university can be a pretty daunting experience. You effectively get kicked out of the nest at 18, you’re surrounded by complete and utter strangers… Read more » about Why you should always take opportunities by the horns! SURE Conference 2019.
My 3 favourite university experiences so far
It’s difficult to just choose three favourite experiences, but here they are !! Meeting new people – Sounds cliché but I really have met some amazing people over the last 7 months. It was initially quite overwhelming, as you’re meeting people from your course, accommodation, clubs and societies, nights out, through friends of friends and… Read more » about My 3 favourite university experiences so far
So, what’s all this about volunteering?
During my second year at Bournemouth, I decided that I should get more involved with volunteering opportunities around me. I’d briefly looked at the SUBU Volunteering stand at Freshers Fair, but to be honest the free Starbucks and Lidl give away bags sort of distracted me! Still, I decided to be productive and get online… Read more » about So, what’s all this about volunteering?
Student Reps and their Constant Strive for Success
By Louis Sherman 1st year BU student, BSc (Hons) Applied Geography From pretty much the very beginning of my first year at Bournemouth University I have been the main student rep for my course, BSc Applied Geography. Without doubt it has probably been one of the best opportunities the university has given me and I… Read more » about Student Reps and their Constant Strive for Success