Esther Sandra Mene is currently studying MA Media & Communication, this is her guest blog. I chose to study this degree because I have always been interested in media and communication, and I wanted to learn more about the theories and practices of this field. I also wanted to develop my skills in research, analysis,… Read more » about Esther’s experience of studying MA Media & Communication
This is a guest blog by Sirin Arif, who is studying BSc (Hons) Design Engineering. I always wanted to get involved in extracurriculars and I always did. I felt like I needed to develop myself as a person all the time. Whenever I had the chance, I got involved with volunteering and events. You know that… Read more » about Some of the many ways to get involved at BU
Going to university and getting your degree is a major first step in the path to your dream career, however with more and more undergrads obtaining bachelor’s degrees, the playing field has been levelled. The good news is that there are lots of ways you can enhance your employability by taking part in extra-curricular activities,… Read more » about How can I enhance my employability during my studies?
Having already completed a degree, I could say that coming back to university would be my greatest achievement to date. Coming to BU has given me loads of opportunities to expand my experiences and improve my CV for employment. I represent the university at sport and have been part of TeamBU’s lacrosse team since starting… Read more » about My greatest achievements since starting at BU
So you wanna be a student rep? Or maybe you’re just interested in what it involves… Student reps are voted for by their peers and spend the year representing the voices of the class, usually a ratio of 1 rep to 15-20 students. I was voted as student rep for my second and third year… Read more » about Being a student rep – what you need to know
Making the most out of your postgraduate study will be different for each individual, but here are a few suggestions that you may not have thought about. It is good to apply yourself to every possible opportunity available to you, including being a student representative for your course. Being a rep is a lot less… Read more » about How to make the most of your PG study at BU
At BU the academic staff know how important it is that the student voice is always heard – this is why they run a scheme supported by the Student Union to create Student Representatives for each class on each course for each level. At the beginning of each year you elect a new rep for… Read more » about Being a Student Rep
There were many reasons why I stayed at Bournemouth University to study a Master’s degree; it’s a beautiful town, a great university, it is near enough to my house, and also the fact that I get a 25% fee reduction for being an alumni student sweetens the whole deal. I had four years of work… Read more » about I did my first degree at BU and stayed to do my Master’s
When I returned to Bournemouth University I knew two things: I wanted to work as hard as I could, and I wanted to join the student union as a course rep. After graduating from my BA in 2010, I felt that I skirted around the true university experience – I hadn’t joined any clubs or… Read more » about SUBU
Media School student Alice White talks about commuting to BU and how nothing will stop her enjoying the Bournemouth social scene… Postgraduate study is no doubt hard work. When I committed to studying at Bournemouth University my mind was initially focused on sorting out the finances, books, and deciding which colour laptop protector would best match… Read more » about Should I stay or should I go: commuting to university.