How ResLifeBU helped me adjust to life in a new country

My journey from home to Bournemouth had been extremely exhausting with over 20 hours spent flying and dragging my luggage. The days following it were to be spent quarantining in my BU accommodation in accordance with the government guidelines. I was told by ResLife that we would be provided with a basic isolation pack. To… Read more »

How I got £3,500 scholarship from BU to study taught Master’s program…..

Hi, I am Hem Shah, enrolled in MSc in Management with Business Analytics at Bournemouth University. My experience so far has been very enriching, both academically and socially. Today, we will talk about various scholarships that is provided by Bournemouth University to help students in achieving their Higher Education goals.   Importance of a scholarship to… Read more »

Packing your life in under 23kgs: Top tips for international students

Planning your packing  Packing for University is hard enough without having to worry about how much your stuff weighs. For international students, the airline dictates every aspect of what you pack including what items are allowed, how much it can weigh, and the size. After my experience I have determined a few top tips for… Read more »

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How I got a part-time job in a nursery setting: the tips and clues

If you are an international student, financing your tuition fees or living expenses can be demanding. However, the good news is while you are studying in the UK, your visa allows you to undertake part-time work. This means that, generally, you have the right to work up to 20 hours a week. Starting a part-time… Read more »

Available Part-Time Jobs in Bournemouth: the Perspective of an International Student

BU Employability and Career Bournemouth University has plans and programme which made my student experience a convenient one; during my term times, I attended lectures and worked either on my personal computer or on the university premises. I did not have to be too much engaged elsewhere and that afforded me the little convenience that… Read more »

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From Angkor Wat to Bournemouth – A Chevening Scholar’s Story

Sousdey everyone! Hello everyone! (Sousdey means Hello in Khmer) Well, where should I begin – I don’t know how to capture this in a few sentences. But let me try.  Born and raised in a remote village in Cambodia, my life has been nothing but adventurous since a very young age. From living in a… Read more »

After Receiving an Offer to Study at BU; Some Steps to Take.

Congratulations! Now that you have gotten an offer to study at Bournemouth University, I cannot but join other well-wishers to congratulate you, indeed, it is going to be another stride towards attaining your career goal. Obviously, this would take you away from your home country as an international student. Take note that it is compulsory… Read more »

Being an international student at BU

Introduction Being an international student, understandably, can be a pretty exciting experience, with so many expectations and unknowns lying ahead of you, as someone who is an international student myself, I would like to have my say about what support is available for people from different countries, comig to us and share my experience of… Read more »