Funding my studies

Most students have a part-time job which helps with essentials and general living costs associated with being at uni. It also helps to top up the government bursary or loans that don’t always stretch as far as we’d like! I study Adult Nursing and I’ve found that HSS students are often placed under the added… Read more » about Funding my studies

Study or work abroad

My name is Diman Velev, I am originally from Bulgaria, and I came to the UK in September 2015 to study Tourism Management. I chose Bournemouth University because it was the best place to study Tourism Management and I’ve always wanted to study abroad. So far studying and working abroad has been a really positive… Read more » about Study or work abroad

Student bank accounts

Choosing the right student bank account is important when coming to university, and there are lots of banks with lots of good offers out there to choose from! When I started university in 2014 I looked around several banks before choosing my account. Most banks will offer special perks or free gifts to get you… Read more » about Student bank accounts

Your top questions

We’ve been busy answering your queries, so we thought it was time for another ‘Top Questions’ blog post. Here’s what you’ve been asking! What is Extra and when does it start? Extra is for applicants who have used all of their uni choices and want to apply to BU.  Please note you can only apply… Read more » about Your top questions

Alex’s Clearing story: How to apply for bursaries and scholarships

So, once you’ve made it through Clearing in one piece, it’s time to relax, right? Well, you’re almost there. Once you’ve got a confirmed offer from BU it’s time to consider applying for university funding. I know that after going through the stress of Clearing, all you’ll want to do is sit down and bask… Read more » about Alex’s Clearing story: How to apply for bursaries and scholarships