Brief Explanation of the Turing Scheme: The Turing Scheme, named after the famous British mathematician Alan Turing, is a UK government initiative that replaced the Erasmus+ program after Brexit. Its primary aim is to provide opportunities for students to study, work, or gain practical experiences abroad. Partnering with higher education institutions across the world, the… Read more » about Seizing the Opportunity: Getting Turing Scheme funding for a summer school course in France
Hey, it’s Pip here! In my vlog, I talk through how I got involved with BU’s Nerve Radio station, and why I’m so glad I did! I talk about the skills I’ve learned and how my involvement with the station has evolved during my time at BU 😊
Esther Sandra Mene is currently studying MA Media & Communication, this is her guest blog. I chose to study this degree because I have always been interested in media and communication, and I wanted to learn more about the theories and practices of this field. I also wanted to develop my skills in research, analysis,… Read more » about Esther’s experience of studying MA Media & Communication
BU Employability and Career Bournemouth University has plans and programme which made my student experience a convenient one; during my term times, I attended lectures and worked either on my personal computer or on the university premises. I did not have to be too much engaged elsewhere and that afforded me the little convenience that… Read more » about Available Part-Time Jobs in Bournemouth: the Perspective of an International Student
My international student journey from “I don’t want to go out because the weather is too cold” to “I can live here forever!” I remember the first week I moved to Bournemouth from Istanbul/Turkey. Istanbul is a city where you can see the sun almost every day, even in winter! That is why at… Read more » about My international student journey from “I don’t want to go out because the weather is too cold” to “I can live here forever!”
As the chilly weather is at my doorstep, days are getting dark sooner and seeing my breath more vividly in the cold, I can feel my first winter in the UK is close. UK winter can be challenging, especially for an international student coming from a tropical country like Vietnam like me. However, by preparing… Read more » about Preparing for my first winter in the UK as an international student – discover my winter survival kit
I’ve been a working as a BU Student Ambassador during my studies and in this vlog I’s like to share my experience of the variety of roles available, the flexibility and the benefits.
Many of us struggle during the first few months at university because the pressures of our courses, struggling with our workload and not understanding the course content amongst other new experiences. BU have helpfully compiled a list of tips and tricks in order to help you if you feel you are struggling. These really helped… Read more » about Tips and advice to keep the pressures off!
Virtual Open Days can be confusing to navigate and so it can be easy to forget some key details. So, here are my top tips to make the most out of a Virtual Open Day: 1. List of questions Make sure you have a list of important things you want to know and turn them… Read more » about Make the most out of a Virtual Open Day
Going to university and getting your degree is a major first step in the path to your dream career, however with more and more undergrads obtaining bachelor’s degrees, the playing field has been levelled. The good news is that there are lots of ways you can enhance your employability by taking part in extra-curricular activities,… Read more » about How can I enhance my employability during my studies?
***This post was written before lockdown measures in the UK*** Hi guys! I’m Malvika Shahi and I’m doing my Masters in Creative Writing and Publishing at Bournemouth University. Transitioning into a different culture can seem hard but Bournemouth is so diverse and inclusive that you fall in love with the place and forget all… Read more » about A Day in my Life as an Indian PG Student (Pre Lockdown Life!)
Hi guys! I’m Malvika Shahi and I’m doing my Masters in Creative Writing and Publishing at Bournemouth University. It’s been seven months since I came to Bournemouth and in this time, I’ve changed a lot, as a person. I believe that it’s because of the place and the people I’ve met in my first term… Read more » about A Peek Into My First Term