How to keep fit when you’re at uni

University is an exhilarating experience. You get to have so much independence, make all your own decisions and don’t have to answer to anyone’s rules (well not really). But with all this new found independence comes responsibility. You have to get yourself up in the morning, make your own food and make sure you stay… Read more »

BU student one step closer to Olympic dream

Phil Smith represented England in the Beach Volleyball Continental Cup in Turkey helping to secure a place in the next round of Olympic Games qualifiers. An MSc Sports Management student and sportBU staff member, Phil was part of the four-man England Beach Volleyball Squad who competed in the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Continental Cup round three… Read more »

AFC Bournemouth partnership benefits BU’s sports teams

Bournemouth University students benefit from the university’s partnership with local football club in a number of ways, from work placement opportunities to community projects. But another big benefit of the partnership is the high-level coaching that BU’s men’s and women’s football teams receive from AFC Bournemouth coaches. Steve Cuss, Head of AFC Bournemouth’s Community Sports… Read more »

Two national finals and a royal fan for BU’s sport teams

Two of Bournemouth University’s sports teams competed in national finals, one of which was attended by HRH Princess Anne. BU’s Men’s Volleyball and Men’s Football both competed in this week’s British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) national finals. The Men’s Volleyball 1st team met Sheffield Hallam in the final after an impressive season, having won… Read more »

BU varsity teams make national sports finals

Six Bournemouth University teams are to compete at one of the highest levels in University Sport. After five months of hard work six sportBU Varsity teams have made the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Western Conference Cup finals on Wednesday 18th March. The leading squads, coming under Bournemouth University’s sportBU banner, include Women’s Badminton 1st,… Read more »

BU varsity teams make national sports finals

Six Bournemouth University teams are to compete at one of the highest levels in University Sport. After five months of hard work six sportBU Varsity teams have made the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Western Conference Cup finals on Wednesday 18th March. The leading squads, coming under Bournemouth University’s sportBU banner, include Women’s Badminton 1st,… Read more »

Work hard, play harder: my Sport Scholarship

BU Sports Scholarships are available to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Phil Smith, a postgraduate student, tells us his scholarship story… It’s never an easy process choosing which university to attend, and I’m still not sure whether basing your decision mostly around sports helps ease the process or makes it harder. While it helps to… Read more »

Time to get sporty!

January – the month famous for making resolutions to eat better and get fit. But exercise is for life, not just for January, so read on… Bournemouth University’s Sports Department (sportBU) offers fantastic facilities for everyone, whether you have Olympic aspirations or you just want to get a bit fitter. From group fitness classes to… Read more »