How to Meet People at BU

1. Join Clubs Join as many clubs and societies as your little heart desires. It’s a great way to branch out and try something new with people who are like-minded and interested in the same thing as you. There are clubs for everything and if you can’t find one that you like, then just create… Read more »

The transferable skills studying a Master’s degree has enhanced

Studying a Master’s degree at Bournemouth University has helped enhance and develop transferrable skills which are invaluable when coming to applying for jobs. At undergraduate level and in previous employment these skills are learnt and developed, but they are really tested and developed in postgraduate study! Organisation and time management are two tremendously important skills… Read more »

Plan for my Master Degree

As the saying goes “there are only 2 things you can start without a plan: a riot and a family, for everything else you need a plan”. Approaching the final stage of my Master in Law program, I tremendously acknowledge the importance of clear planning on keeping track and reaching the goals of my master study…. Read more »

Being a Mature Student

I am Jaime Gorman. I am 40 and came to BU from Colorado to study MLit (Hons) English. On day one, as excited as I was, sitting in a cluster of a couple of hundred 18-year-olds was initially very awkward. Not only was I literally old enough to be their mother, I felt culturally and… Read more »

Money-saving tips!

Hello from Bournemouth! I am Jaime Gorman from Colorado, USA and currently on the MLit English programme at BU. At university, budgeting is very important! One of the best ways to save money is to utilise student discounts. There are many discounts available, but here are the ones that I use the most: Amazon Once… Read more »