Why I love social work at BU!

Studying social work at BU is one of my proudest achievements and is one of the best decisions I ever made. I never thought I would be able to go to university and be ‘academic’ but I felt passionate about being a social worker and being at BU soon changed all that. I assumed it… Read more »

Why I love Occupational Therapy

From toddlers, tottering about and finding their feet in life, to the elderly approaching the end of theirs. From bustling classrooms, to orderly hospital wards, comfortable flats and family homes, you see a full spectrum of people and places as an occupational therapy student. For me, that’s what makes it so special. I truly believe… Read more »

My placement at Obergine

  If you don’t already know, the placement search is all but a leisurely walk in the park. There is no “how to guide” which ensures a position with all the best perks. Perhaps, you may find the process easier or have all the right connections, but for most students, especially international students requiring work visas… Read more »

Spotlight on SUBU: RAG

Hey gang! So, when joining university there is a whole array of clubs and societies that you can join! Freshers fair is usually the place to find what is right for you! When I was in my first year, I passed a charity worker in Poole House and I made the decision to go to… Read more »

Nutrition: Food for thought

This is a guest blog written by Ellie Townend. Like many, I thought nutrition was the study of food. Oh, how I was wrong! So many assume nutrition is all about the vitamins, minerals, maybe even a diet or two… Well, I am going to break it to you: this is not BSc Nutrition at… Read more »

Becoming a mature student midwife

Becoming a midwife has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember, but from leaving school my personal and professional life had taken me down a different path. That was until 2015 and the birth of my third child when my midwife told me she had started her training following the… Read more »

Why you will love Bournemouth

Moving away from home can be a very daunting experience, especially if it is your first time and you have no idea what kind of environment you’d want to live in. I have lived in Bournemouth for over a year now and so I can tell you few reasons why you will also love it… Read more »

My greatest achievement this year

Sarah Stacey My greatest achievement this year was having one of my pieces broadcast on BBC Radio 4. They sent us a brief for a new pilot programme which would feature outside submissions, and I was lucky enough to have mine chosen. It was my first ever bit of paid radio work, which was really… Read more »