My Summer Ball experience

If you haven’t heard of BU’s annual Summer Ball then where have you been?? Bournemouth’s Ball is officially the biggest in the UK and actually broke the record this year with 7,500 students having the time of their lives in some hilarious fancy dress. Those 7,500 students included me and my three best friends who… Read more »

Why I’m glad I came to an open day

Narrowing your University search down can be quite challenging, with thousands of different courses all over the country knowing where to start can seem quite daunting. University prospectuses can tell you most of the information you will want to know about the university itself but with a minimum three-year commitment you need to make sure… Read more »

What to expect from a Bournemouth night out

Social life is an important thing to consider when choosing a University that’s right for you. Bournemouth is practically a students dream with Clubs, bars and an O2 academy all in close proximity.  If you are celebrating or just fancy a night out there’s something for every night of the week! Monday is the indie/alternative night… Read more »

My Typical Weekend in Bournemouth

While finding time on a weekend where I’m not studying is rarer than I’d care to admit, there are a number of things that make my weekends in Bournemouth something to look forward to after a long week. One of my favourite things to do is to visit the coffee shop on the upper level… Read more »

The best apps for combating student life

There seems to be an app for everything nowadays. You can use them to monitor your fitness, find the name of that song you heard while out shopping, there’s even an app to help you find your friends! They can make your life a lot easier, particularly when you’re a student. Here are the top… Read more »

Cooking and fending for yourself

When it comes to cooking, don’t expect gourmet, because unfortunately that’s not what you get. Smart Price is what you get. So from now on forget your best friend, your new best friend is ASDA. I used to be a bit of a food snob only buying branded food and never even looking at supermarket… Read more »

Best Apps for Student Life

From health & fitness to cooking, from studying to entertainment, there’s an app for every aspect of student life. With hundreds to choose from, it’s easier than ever to use technology to enhance your student experience. Here’s a handful of my favourite apps for university life… iBU This is a useful Bournemouth University specific app…. Read more »