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Typical student jobs in Bournemouth and ways to make money during your studies

Do I need it? While it’s true that being a student means most of your attention should come towards ones studies, there can be different circumstances in which we exist. In previous blog we discussed mental health concerns, it is time to broach the subject of ones finances… more specifically, part time jobs in Bournemouth… Read more »

A BU Maintenance Bursary made all the difference for Megan’s student experience

Guest blogger Megan Duckworth talks about student finance and the non-repayable BU Maintenance Bursary. The freedom and amazing new life experiences in which university gives you can be so exciting and enjoyable, however there are also some daunting factors which come with this new level of independence, including money. I joined Bournemouth University to study… 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 »