This year has been incredibly challenging, but it has provided me with so many opportunities that I am truly thankful for. Check out the video below if you’d like to find out more about the student experience over the past year.
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
A few months ago, the world was met with the unfortunate events of the COVID-19 pandemic. The virus has rooted itself within our daily lives and has shifted the way institutions worldwide has run. Bournemouth University has worked hard to accommodate and attend the needs of ensuring the remainder of everyone’s academic year meets the… Read more » about Journalism Under Lockdown: Second Semester
At the beginning….. The breakthrough of COVID-19 caught many off-guard. The sudden restrictions and changes to everyday life were unexpected. Whilst watching the fireworks in the sky and welcoming 2020 on the 1st of January, I did not expect such drastic changes that would reach us in a mere three months. The reality of isolation,… Read more » about Remote Studying – the Reality of 2020
Summer is around the corner! For us in Bournemouth that means lots of things. Lounging on the beach. Enjoying the long bright days. Having barbeques. Going for a swim in the sea. And, of course, go on that holiday you have been daydreaming about all year long. The downside to this summer season, however, is… Read more » about How To Plan A Staycation
For lots of us, especially for the ones that like me are in their final year, the UK lockdown has had a huge impact on job hunting. Whether it is a grad role, part-time job or an internship that you are looking for, look no more, here are some great alternatives to job hunt during… Read more » about How To Job Hunt During Lockdown
Being an international student, with my family dotted all over the world, it has been really difficult embracing the fact that I’m probably not going to be able to go home over the summer, and I haven’t really seen my family in a really long time. But, we’ve found different methods to cope and keep… Read more » about Staying in Contact with Family During the Pandemic
My life in Bournemouth and BU Hi! My name is MariaLaura. I’m an MSc Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology student at BU. I am from San José, Costa Rica and moved to Bournemouth in September 2019. I quit my job as an Elementary School counselor, packed my bags, said goodbye to my family and my home… Read more » about My strange experience during COVID-19 times
I am 1st year BA (HONS) Media Production student. As my mother is a certificated yoga instructor, I’ve been doing yoga for 3 years. After I start doing Yoga, I met with another technique called “Reiki” which is a Japanese technique for reducing stress and relaxation that also promotes healing and I got my certificate… Read more » about Meditation Podcast
Ramadan is the holy month of fasting in the Islamic calendar, and Muslims globally look forward to it every year to take part. This year’s Ramadan is slightly different for many people around the world as the lock down has prevented the prayers in mosques and even the family/friends gatherings due to the coronavirus outbreak…. Read more » about All about Ramadan
MariaLaura is an MSc Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology student at BU. She’s a certified yoga instructor from School Yoga Institute and has been teaching yoga since 2014. In this video, she shares a winding down yoga routine before bedtime that can also help reduce anxiety.
We’ve all found ourselves in a situation we could never have imagined. I’m back at home with my family, and, at first, my days tended to go one of two ways – the productive day, or the stuck on the sofa with Netflix day. I’ve found a better balance now, and a typical day for… Read more » about A Day in the Life: A PG in Dublin in Isolation