Postgrad assessments: a big step up

Lauren Bishop has already had a few postgraduate assessments, so she’s got some advice on how to ace them… If you’re considering taking up postgraduate study, you might wonder how assessment differs from undergraduate. I pondered this before embarking on my Masters; I kept hearing ‘it’s a big step up’, but didn’t know what that meant…. Read more »

It’s never too late

New blogger Lina Abdul Halim talks about international study, being at a cross-roads in life and how it’s never too late to start learning… It was September 2013. I found myself sitting in my room, wondering what I was going to do with my life. I have been a film and documentary editor for the… Read more »

That extra something on your CV

James Lee has some tips on how you can enhance your career prospects and build your CV… Having been there, done that and got the (Undergraduate) Degree, I feel suitably qualified to highlight the importance of not just developing yourself academically while at University, but also taking advantage of the extra-curricular opportunities too. With competition… Read more »

BU’s National Centre for Computer Animation Features in the Telegraph

Bournemouth University’s National Centre for Computer Animation has received press recognition helping to design an amazing piece of new technology. Dr Leigh McLoughlin and Professor Alexander Pasko featured in the Telegraph for helping to bring the SHIVA (Sculpture for Health-care: Interaction and Visual Art in 3D) Project to life. This new equipment allows disabled students… Read more »

Should I stay or should I go: commuting to university.

Media School student Alice White talks about commuting to BU and how nothing will stop her enjoying the Bournemouth social scene… Postgraduate study is no doubt hard work. When I committed to studying at Bournemouth University my mind was initially focused on sorting out the finances, books, and deciding which colour laptop protector would best match… Read more »

What’s it like, now that I’m here?

On completing my undergraduate degree, I knew for sure I wasn’t done with studying, but it’s taken three years and much deliberation to get round to starting my Master’s. Despite all that thinking time, I made my decision to apply quite late in the day. The result was a fairly hurried (although also suitably researched!)… Read more »

Funding Fears

Let’s face it, one of the major worries about taking on postgraduate study is often the prospect of opening your wallet to find cobwebs instead of cash. The expectation of this occurrence can drive many people away from looking into postgraduate study, but there are ways to overcome the spectre of the empty purse.  … Read more »