One of the highlights for students who join BU every year is Freshers Week! Freshers Week is an opportunity to go out, have fun, take part in activities, and meet new friends! In this blog, I talk about my experience of Freshers Week at BU, including what my expectations were Vs the reality. Before I… Read more » about Freshers Week: Expectations Vs Reality
The summer before starting university can be everything from confusing to exciting to scary. It’s easy to get overwhelmed, so here are the three things I did before uni and the three things I wish I’d done. 1. Get your finances sorted. It’s important to research the cost of tuition, accommodation, and living expenses so… Read more » about 3 things I did before uni and 3 things I wish I’d done
Going from sixth form or college to your first year at a university is a big transition. Today I’m going to explain some key differences and some things that you can expect before and during the transition process. Studying School/College One of the key differences between school/college and university is the structure of the day…. Read more » about Expectations: School or College to University
Studying an accredited course means your course has been approved by a professional body. Social Work is an accredited course because it has been accredited and regulated by Social Work England. It means that the course is up to date with current and relevant training d information for the sector and that the academic teaching… Read more » about Accredited degree: What does it mean for Social Work?
Whenever breaks roll around after busy periods of submissions, I’m always left wondering, “What do I do now?” Each time, however, I end up stumbling across a plethora of means to enjoy my time. Here’s a list of ways I’ve found to make the most out of my breaks: 1. Organising Activities: Whenever we’re all… Read more » about Life as an International Student during Breaks
The Platinum Jubilee This year marks the 70th year that Queen Elizabeth II has ruled as monarch in the UK, making this the Queen’s Platinum year. This is the first time in history that a monarch has reached this milestone and ever since I found out that I had been accepted to Bournemouth, I knew… Read more » about A once in a lifetime celebration: The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
Whenever there is a topic of student accommodation coming up, most often you hear about, well… residence halls or dorms offered by a university (or college, whatever you are applying for!). But I feel that there is not enough discussions floating around when it comes to renting a private house somewhere in Bournemouth. And hence,… Read more » about Living in a private accommodation. My experience and why I love it.