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Everything there is to know about undergraduate student finance for 2024 entry

Our Future Students Enquiry Team advisers are foundations of knowledge and every so often we ask them to share their top tips on key topics. Here’s their latest blog about all things student finance for undergraduate students. What financial help can I get? Tuition Fee Loans to cover the full cost of your course. This… Read more » about Everything there is to know about undergraduate student finance for 2024 entry

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Everything you need to know about student bank accounts

I’ll be honest, before coming to university I had no idea that student bank accounts were a thing, and so an article like this would have been quite useful! You might be thinking, what’s the point? I already have an account, why do I need another? One word: Freebies! Firstly let’s understand the difference between… Read more » about Everything you need to know about student bank accounts

What to expect once you’ve confirmed your offer

You’ve confirmed your offer! You feel completely relieved now that you’ve spent weeks, if not months, trying to decide which university and course is right for you, and you’ve done it. Now you’re ready to start preparing for the university you’ve chosen as your top choice. Accommodation options tend to open for bookings around this… Read more » about What to expect once you’ve confirmed your offer

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

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The lowdown on undergraduate student finance for 2022 entry

Every now and then we ask our advisers in the Future Students Enquiry Team to share their top tips on key topics. Here’s their latest one about all things student finance. What financial help can I get? Tuition Fee Loans to cover the full cost of your course. This is a loan you will eventually… Read more » about The lowdown on undergraduate student finance for 2022 entry

How the BU Maintenance Bursary helped me

I received the BU Maintenance Loan in my first year of uni. I didn’t have to apply to the university, to be considered you just have to tick the box that says you’re happy for student finance to share your information with the university. For 2021 entry, if your parents earn less than £16,000 a… Read more » about How the BU Maintenance Bursary helped me

All you need to know about applying for the NHS Learning Support Fund

This is a guest blog post by current student Cara Ginnifer, studying BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice. Hello, my name is Cara, I’m a student ODP. I initially heard about the NHS Learning Support Fund (NHS LSF) through student finance. Most students are aware of student finance but as allied health professionals we can apply… Read more » about All you need to know about applying for the NHS Learning Support Fund

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

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You have your confirmed offer: What now?

So, you’ve got your offers back and you’ve gotten into university, what now? First of all, congratulations!!! The next steps can seem very daunting, but they’re actually very exciting and you should enjoy it. I’m almost about to graduate and I would do anything to go back to to that moment. The next steps Accommodation… Read more » about You have your confirmed offer: What now?