How PG study differs from UG study

Let me give you a quick rundown of UG study for me: I worked hard, went to every lecture, handed in everything on time, and passed all my exams. I learnt what felt like a lot. I thought I was so grown up. I thought I had got this learning thing down. I mean 2:1s… Read more »

How I’ve changed since beginning my Master’s

Since September, I would say the biggest change I’ve noticed in myself is an upward swing in confidence. I’ve always been a social person, happy to talk to anyone and make friends where I can, but being a part of the postgraduate student community provides you with a wonderfully diverse new group of students to… Read more »

Support for students at BU

Bournemouth University is an incredibly supportive place to be. As soon as I arrived, I felt like I was in a friendly and caring environment, and any time I’ve had a problem – no matter what it is – there has been someone there to advise me. There are a variety of support services on… Read more »

My greatest achievement this year

Sarah Stacey My greatest achievement this year was having one of my pieces broadcast on BBC Radio 4. They sent us a brief for a new pilot programme which would feature outside submissions, and I was lucky enough to have mine chosen. It was my first ever bit of paid radio work, which was really… Read more »

The social life of an international student

During the first term, we began with a bang as we were hit with the Freshers’ Fair fever which lasted for two whole weeks! This is the time when you meet new people, make new friends, join cool societies that do awesome activities and explore Bournemouth and neighbouring areas such as The Jurassic Coast. One… Read more »

My Bournemouth top ten

One of the best things about coming to study in Bournemouth is the location. You’re right on the coast, in a beautiful part of the world in a lively town that has plenty to offer. Whether you want a club, culture, or natural beauty, there’ll be something for everyone. Hopefully, you’ll have a great time… Read more »

How to beat stress at uni

University can be a stressful experience, especially at postgraduate level when the work becomes that little bit more intense and you only have a year to do everything in. I should confess at this point that I am the world’s biggest worrier – I stress about most things, and if it seems like there’s nothing… Read more »