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 » about How ResLifeBU helped me adjust to life in a new country
As an international student arriving to a new country for the first time, there was no doubt I felt a little lost during the first month of university. While trying to adapt to a new culture, settling in, and putting my affairs in order, it felt like the time of making friends were limited. For… Read more » about Settling in and Support Services: My Experience
Whether it’s your first time arriving to Bournemouth University or returning for another year, I know all of us are keen to start the next chapter of our lives. However, the circumstances of pandemic traveling will cause some students to quarantine upon arrival. Bournemouth University is fully prepared for this and have opened accommodations to… Read more » about My Top 5 Tips For International Travel Student Quarantine
This is a guest blog by ResLifeBU Assistant Phoebe Watkins. Feeling a little apprehensive about moving away from home? Wondering how your going to meet new people when you arrive? ResLifeBU have you covered. In 2016 BU launched ResLife, to help create a lively, friendly and supportive community for new students in BU accommodation. So,… Read more » about ResLifeBU – Who are we and what do we do!?
You step on the plane, find your seat, and finally take a deep breath. As the wheels of the plane lift off the ground, you feel your stomach rising to your throat as you whisper “goodbye” the place you’ve called home. You’re on your way to university and you’re not sure how you should feel…. Read more » about Kyana’s journey as an International Student