Planning your packing Packing for University is hard enough without having to worry about how much your stuff weighs. For international students, the airline dictates every aspect of what you pack including what items are allowed, how much it can weigh, and the size. After my experience I have determined a few top tips for… Read more » about Packing your life in under 23kgs: Top tips for international students
How I met my first classmate at BU
Do you remember the first time you receive your official offer letter from Bournemouth University? How did you feel that day? Until now, I still vividly remember the day when I received my official letter and how excited I was to start my new journey in the UK. After the excitement, here came the question:… Read more » about How I met my first classmate at BU
How I got a part-time job in a nursery setting: the tips and clues
If you are an international student, financing your tuition fees or living expenses can be demanding. However, the good news is while you are studying in the UK, your visa allows you to undertake part-time work. This means that, generally, you have the right to work up to 20 hours a week. Starting a part-time… Read more » about How I got a part-time job in a nursery setting: the tips and clues
My volunteering experience in Dorset: “In Our Kitchen” project
My experience volunteering Volunteering is something we usually associate with helping others. In fact, volunteering has many positive effects on the volunteer as well. The awareness of contributing to the society that you live in allows you to build emotional ties to your community. Especially when you are young, you do not have many chances… Read more » about My volunteering experience in Dorset: “In Our Kitchen” project
Available Part-Time Jobs in Bournemouth: the Perspective of an International Student
BU Employability and Career Bournemouth University has plans and programme which made my student experience a convenient one; during my term times, I attended lectures and worked either on my personal computer or on the university premises. I did not have to be too much engaged elsewhere and that afforded me the little convenience that… Read more » about Available Part-Time Jobs in Bournemouth: the Perspective of an International Student
After Receiving an Offer to Study at BU; Some Steps to Take.
Congratulations! Now that you have gotten an offer to study at Bournemouth University, I cannot but join other well-wishers to congratulate you, indeed, it is going to be another stride towards attaining your career goal. Obviously, this would take you away from your home country as an international student. Take note that it is compulsory… Read more » about After Receiving an Offer to Study at BU; Some Steps to Take.
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
Working as a language assistant in Spain during my placement year
BA (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management student, Kaitlin Jupp from England worked overseas as a language assistant at the Official Language School of Valladolid in Spain during her placement year in 2021-22. “For my placement year, I decided to divide it into three areas. I worked for AskBU at the university. Then, I worked… Read more » about Working as a language assistant in Spain during my placement year
Being an international student at BU
Introduction Being an international student, understandably, can be a pretty exciting experience, with so many expectations and unknowns lying ahead of you, as someone who is an international student myself, I would like to have my say about what support is available for people from different countries, comig to us and share my experience of… Read more » about Being an international student at BU
Affordable Places To Shop In Bournemouth
Hey this is Madhumitha, a postgraduate film student at Bournemouth University. In this vlog, I hope to introduce you all to some cheap and affordable shops in Bournemouth! Enjoy!
How SportBU Yoga classes have helped me stay healthy and find balance
The convenient location on campus, reasonable student membership fee, regular class schedules, and friendly instructors and staff are why I chose to register for Yoga classes at SportBU. If you are looking for a place to stay healthy and find balance, I’d highly recommend this experience. Great location to overcome my laziness Since I moved… Read more » about How SportBU Yoga classes have helped me stay healthy and find balance
My trip to the Berlin Film Festival
In this vlog I share my experience of the Berlin Film Festival which I attended in February with the BU Film Society.