Goodbyes – they’re nothing to worry about!

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 »

Coping being at home more

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 »

Clearing from a parental perspective

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 »

Going to uni: a parent’s view

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 »