Freshers’ halls guide: Student Village

LET ME INTRODUCE MYSELF, MY NAME IS ELISABETH WURZER AND I AM A FINAL YEAR COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDENT. I had never been to Bournemouth University until I actually moved into halls, so my decision on where to live was quite spontaneous and I chose the Student Village. I moved into a 7 bedroom house, which… Read more »

My last week before becoming a BU student

After waiting for what seemed like a lifetime to find out what end of the country I was moving to come September, it was a bit of a relief and exciting to find out I got into my first choice, Bournemouth University. I screamed and danced around on results day (despite my mum’s dismay!), and… Read more »

My placement year at Disney

An abundance of applications, endless phone interviews and numerous amounts of assessment days – my placement search! My placement year has been rather different to other placement students. I started out at an agency called DigitasLBi; however after being made redundant I had to gain another placement which luckily for me ended up being Disney…. Read more »

My summer internship at FourBroadgate

The BA (Hons) English course at Bournemouth University requires all students to do at least a four week placement in their second year over the summer break. So off I set, searching for the perfect summer placement. Originally I wanted a placement in fashion, but after a family friend offered me work at a financial… Read more »

Freshers’ halls guide: Purbeck House

MY NAME IS CHLOE MANSON, AND I’M GOING INTO MY THIRD YEAR OF STUDYING ENGLISH. AFTER LOOKING INTO THE DIFFERENT HALLS OF RESIDENCE ON OFFER, I DECIDED TO CHOOSE PURBECK AS MY FIRST CHOICE. I was not disappointed when I arrived at my first floor flat. I was placed in a mixed flat with five… Read more »

Freshers’ halls guide: Unilet

A LARGE PORTION OF UNIVERSITY IS ALL ABOUT MEETING AND SOCIALISING WITH NEW PEOPLE, SO FIRST THINGS FIRST LET ME INTRODUCE MYSELF. MY NAME IS CHARLOTTE AND I AM GOING INTO MY FINAL YEAR OF STUDYING COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA. MY FIRST YEAR AT UNIVERSITY WAS A BLAST AND I’M HERE TO SHARE WITH YOU THE GOOD,… Read more »

Your top questions

It’s been another busy week for the askBU team. You’ve been asking all sorts of questions, from asking about our Open Days to finding out about scholarships. Here are some answers to your top questions…   I’m interested in studying a foundation course at BU, can you help? We offer a range of foundation degrees,… Read more »

Freshers’ halls guide: Cranborne House

My name is Charlie and I am just about to go into my second year of studying multimedia journalism – I lived in the party central that is Cranborne House. Why did I choose Cranborne? It’s the home away from home. When I came to Bournemouth university open day, the accommodation I was shown was… Read more »

How to keep fit when you’re at uni

University is an exhilarating experience. You get to have so much independence, make all your own decisions and don’t have to answer to anyone’s rules (well not really). But with all this new found independence comes responsibility. You have to get yourself up in the morning, make your own food and make sure you stay… Read more »

My year abroad in Germany

BSc (Hons) Sports Management (Golf) student Kasia Selwent was one out of three BU Sport & Physical Activity Level I students to benefit from the wonderful study opportunity at our German partner university SRH Heidelberg in 2014/15. She will even be back in late 2015 to work at the Solheim Cup, a very significant international golf… Read more »