3 myths about university

If you are looking at going to university, there are always going to be rumours and expectations about what it is really like. But are they always true? You will always be skint.   Ok, you many not be able to afford to dine out with 3 course meals every night but you definitely don’t… Read more »

What I’ve learnt living away from home

Organisation Living away from home means completely organising your whole entire life without the assistance of mum reminding you of certain commitments! After a while I have gotten used to using a diary or my phone to organise not only uni related deadlines, but also social arrangements and any (dreaded) housework! Making sure I was… Read more »

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 »