Studying Economics at BU

I am currently half way through my first semester at BU in the framework of Accounting & Finance. Now, you may be thinking, where does Economics come in? At BU, whether you are an Economics student or an Accounting/Finance student you will all study the same units in the first year. To start with, this… Read more »

A Day in the Life of a Forensic Computing Student

I didn’t start my course as an expert, I worked hard. So remember that “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” You may be wondering what an unusual course this is, well you’re right. Forensic Computing and Security is a branch of digital forensic science connected to evidence found in computers… Read more »

My advertising placement in Singapore

BA (Hons) Advertising student Polly shares her inspiring placement story. She’s taken her placement half way across the world, to work as an Account Coordinator at Wunderman. Good things don’t come easy… well that’s what I kept telling myself. As 75% of my peers had secured a placement, I was determined to do something that… Read more »

My hunt for a part-time job

Finding a part-time job can be hard, but in the long run hard work pays off. In first year I didn’t bother getting a part time job as I wanted to fully experience university life as a first year. Personally this was a mistake and has led to a massive cost (let’s just say I’m… Read more »

Jessica’s story: Living in Bournemouth

Want to know what it’s like to live in Bournemouth? Meet our new vlogger Jessica, who’s studying BA (Hons) Advertising. She’s already been at BU for a year, so she’s the right person to tell you about being a student in Bournemouth…

My uni application story

For me, applying to university was an absolute mess. The process began in November, which seemed rather early, but trust me this is the time to start. I was extremely excited so was quick to sign up for university open days. I simply picked the first subject that came to my mind as a likely… Read more »

How to spend your last year before uni

I am sure there are hundreds of ‘to do lists’ floating around your news feed about what you need to complete before attending uni. Don’t worry, I’ll not swamp you with too much info. I will list my top four things I think you should try to do before you get here. Let’s get to… Read more »