If you are planning on bringing your family to Bournemouth whilst you study please make sure you read our web pages which contain important information about school admissions and nuseries, accommodation, medical care and more. Getting an accommodation that will suit my family was challenging. I’m so glad, I came first to the UK before… Read more » about My Family’s Accommodation Triumphs
When becoming a first-year student, there are many adjustments to make daily; from adapting to a completely independent lifestyle, to simply living so far away from home. Getting used to life at university can seem intimidating to the whole family, but don’t worry… goodbyes get easier. I remember feeling overwhelmed with uncertainty moving into a… Read more » about Goodbyes – they’re nothing to worry about!
My parents have worked hard to ensure my sisters and I are able to attend university abroad. Growing up and moving out was what we expected. Looking back, it wasn’t until early September when the realisation struck me that I am moving away. At first it was excitement and joy, being able to start a… Read more » about One way flight: Look back piece on leaving home
After being away at university for such a long period of time, coming back to live at home again can be very daunting, and the current lockdown status of the UK has somewhat depleted the ease of this transition. It can also be equally as difficult for those of you that haven’t embarked on your… Read more » about Coping being at home more
Starting the process of sending your child off to university can feel a little daunting because it’s such an important process. It’s also quite emotional too. My parents definitely felt concerned when I had to start making my choices. It’s important that you get all the information you need to make it smooth and successful,… Read more » about An Open Day guide for parents and guardians
This is a guest blog written by Louise Gaff Calling all parents, this one’s for you! This is a guest blog from our of BU student’s parents perspective, talking about her daughters experience with Clearing. Are you a parent looking to share your views? Get in touch! My daughter Ellen had completed her A-levels in… Read more » about Clearing from a parental perspective
Whether you’re the first son/daughter to leave, or the second or third, each time will be difficult for your parents, so here’s a few things to do together to make the transition easier! Visiting the University together Bournemouth has lots of Open Days and applicant days leading up to when you finally move here! It… Read more » about How your parents can prepare for your uni experience
My name is Rosemary, and I would like to share my experience of watching my eldest daughter Amy go through university at Bournemouth. When my eldest daughter first mentioned about going to university, one of my biggest concerns was the student loan, and whether the debt would stop her being able to get finance for… Read more » about Going to uni: a parent’s view