Life’s a beach in Bournemouth

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside, don’t we? The salty air, the soft sand, the salty yet soggy chips and we can’t forget the seagulls wailing while they hunt for leftovers. Yes, we all love a place by the sea. But what makes Bournemouth so special is how lovely a beach it… Read more »

From intern to creative planner

BU graduate Rees Hitchcock recently gave an interview to Event Magazine about his placement year. Here’s what he had to say: During my third year at Bournemouth University I undertook a placement year. Knowing I wanted to spend it back in London and kick-start my career in the world of brands and experiences, finding a… Read more »

We answer your top questions

Have you got questions about BU? We’ve picked out some of your frequently asked questions… I’ve just received a conditional offer for BU, when can I book my accommodation? Congratulations, that’s great news! We are just finalising our release dates for undergraduate students joining us in September 2016. We will share these details in spring 2016…. Read more »

Why I love being a BU sport scholar

Receiving a BU Sport Scholarship is about more than just money. We asked some of our students what it means to them to have a Sport Scholarship, and here’s what they said:   Chloe Thomas – table tennis My name is Chloe and I am a first year student at Bournemouth Uni, studying Nutrition. I am a… Read more »

Don’t be intimidated by the library

Many people think that a big building with five floors filled top-to-bottom with books, journals and articles would be intimidating. When I first started at uni, I didn’t even know where the library was. In fact, I didn’t even go in there for the first term, but once I stepped foot inside, I never looked… Read more »

How BU got me to where I am now

When I look back at my time at Bournemouth University, it instantly brings a smile to my face and makes me feel nostalgic about four of the best years in my life.  Four years which have helped shape my life, my career and the people I chose to have close to me. I studied Leisure… Read more »

The daily routine of a Psychology student

Luckily for me, I rarely have 9am lectures – I guess the Psychology lecturers don’t want to start work at the crack of dawn either! 8:30  I wake up, with great difficulty, and cobble a socially acceptable outfit together. By the time I’ve finished getting ready it’s time to catch the U3 bus to Uni,… Read more »

Waiting for your application response

Having completed your full application to UCAS and having carried out all aspects of that including: writing your personal statement, stating your college/school grades etc., you then have the joy of waiting. It’s boring, I know. When I was waiting for my replies, I was checking my emails every chance I got. That is why… Read more »

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Why I love Nutrition at BU

Nutrition is an excellent course to pursue at BU for many different reasons. The reason I love this course is that the lecturers are extremely friendly and are easy to talk to, making you want to listen and learn much more. But putting that aside the resources available to use are excellent, there’s even a… Read more »