Rama Permana is currently with the Bournemouth University Business School as a Postgraduate Researcher. In his guest blog he talks about what brought him to Bournemouth and how he has found working towards his PhD and living here. Why did you choose to research at BU and what has attracted you to research this area?… Read more » about Why I chose Bournemouth for my Postgraduate Research Degree
I’ll be honest, before coming to university I had no idea that student bank accounts were a thing, and so an article like this would have been quite useful! You might be thinking, what’s the point? I already have an account, why do I need another? One word: Freebies! Firstly let’s understand the difference between… Read more » about Everything you need to know about student bank accounts
At university, you will be exposed to a very different way of learning than you would have had in Secondary School and Sixth Form/College. Higher Education is more focused on independent learning and at BU, we like to see ourselves as colleagues and less as teachers and students. So what actually is the difference between… Read more » about Lecture vs Seminar?! What is the difference?
Arriving to your accommodation early? Staying until your tenancy runs out? Whatever your reason, at some point you’re likely to be in Bournemouth during the summer. When societies take a pause and you’re (temporarily!) free from lectures and seminars, you might start to wonder what to do with your spare time. Of course, Bournemouth is… Read more » about 5 things to do in Bournemouth during the summer
Follow us on Instagram for more news and international student stories! The Graduate Skills + Programme was an extremely well-curated programme to prepare graduates to land a job after they get their degree. The programme consisted of 4 stages – 1) Self-awareness 2) Explore 3) Experience 4) Prepare to apply In each stage, we had to attend… Read more » about The Graduate Skills + Awards!
This is a guest vlog by international student Peace Okpareke, MSc Mental Health Nursing student. Peace shares her insights about the course and gives some advice for getting the most out of your placements.
This is a guest blog by Zechariah Johnson, a student at BU studying MSc Data Science and AI, who also plays volleyball through the BU Sport Scholarship. When I was offered the opportunity to come set for the volleyball team at BU, I was thrilled to continue my education, continue playing the sport I love,… Read more » about Combining my passion for sport and academic ambitions at BU
This is a guest blog written by Batuhan who is studying LLM International Commercial Law. My name is Batuhan, I am currently a LLM Student at Bournemouth University. I study International Commercial Law which was my dream to study at master’s level. The fact that Bournemouth University is well-known in the legal community in my… Read more » about Batuhan’s experience in the BU Law community
As a first-time international student, there were many new things for me to learn, from flying solo to setting foot in a foreign land and embarking on a new phase of life. Let me take you through some things that I found helpful and would recommend. Assuming that you already have an offer at hand… Read more » about Get, set, fly!
This is a guest blog post written by Postgraduate Public International Law student Chiedozie Chukwujiuba Nwagu. I arrived at the Executive Business Centre on Wednesday 8 February in anticipation of guest speaker Lubna Shuja, upon my arrival I found an exciting atmosphere filled with a degree of suspense from the networking audience. On Lubna’s arrival,… Read more » about Chiedozie’s experience with guest speaker Lubna Shuja
Hey, In this video, I take you through my first few weeks in Bournemouth and shares my top tips on how to settle into life as an international student.
As the workload can increase when comparing an undergraduate course to a postgraduate course, there are many important aspects to consider when heading into a Master’s when it comes to managing that workload, making sure that the workload is evenly spread out and that you are taking enough time off in between when completing the… Read more » about Tips for surviving a Master’s