My journey to win 50% tuition fee discount – my postgraduate scholarship story at Bournemouth University

Studying in the UK had always been my dream until the day it finally came true, thanks to the Faculty of Media and Communication’s Executive Dean’s Scholarship. My journey to apply for a master’s programme started in 2019 after two years of working in several positions in marketing and communications. Lacking an academic background in… Read more »

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Santander’s scholarship and Pagoda Project digital skills internship; my brief account.

Pagoda Project I came across the Pagoda Project’s skills programme as a student of LL.M (international commercial law) at Bournemouth University. Initially, I had chosen to study for Master of Laws as an international student at Bournemouth University (BU) because of the school reputation for supporting their graduates in the process of securing post-study placements… Read more »

Managing a student budget

This is a guest blog by Sirin Arif, who is studying BSc (Hons) Design Engineering. I joined BU in 2019 to study Design Engineering. I moved from London to Bournemouth getting away from the city but also from my job and my most loved sport, kayaking. I am an athlete competing in marathon and sprint… Read more »

Postgraduate Study: Applying through an Agent

Applying to university requires consideration, research and preparation, especially when considering a foreign institution as every country has its own application system. In situations where you are facing unfamiliar territory, it is great to have a reliable source of information. Agents can aid by submitting applications to foreign universities on the student’s behalf. While studying… Read more »

BU’s Academic Excellence Scholarship

Did you know that BU offers this amazing Academic Excellence Scholarship worth £1,500 for achieving exceptionally good results? It pays to try hard, literally! The word ‘scholarship’ sounds scary but honestly it’s not at all what it seems! The results seem high and impossible to reach, but who says you can’t aim high in life?… Read more »

My scholarship story

When I read the news that I had been awarded the scholarship for most promising student from an Access to HE qualification I was overwhelmed. For me, getting to university itself was an accomplishment I was never sure I would achieve. Although I had a decent education, through my adolescent years, it is fair to… Read more »