My greatest achievement this year

We asked our bloggers what their greatest achievement has been this year and we were pretty impressed with their accomplishments! Being selected to present a group project in front of industry experts from Hope and Anchor, and then getting to present a different project in front of experts from Channel 4 and My Kinda Crowd.     My greatest achievement… Read more »

Clearing or gap year?

This time a year ago I had no idea what I was doing with my life. Sounds like typical over dramatic me, doesn’t it? I’d applied to university and was waiting for A-level results, so surely I was going to continue on that path – problem was I didn’t want to do that course any… Read more »

My first year studying Events Management

Since I’ve been at BU I’ve learnt so many transferable skills. It’s amazing that in one year I have grown so much as a person and I am now confident in my career path. The decision to study Events Management has to be one of the best decisions I’ve made, the course is the perfect… Read more »

I changed courses through Clearing

Being an international student, applying for universities can be overwhelming. The Clearing experience was much better than I expected, and one that I’m glad I went through. I went through Clearing three years ago, when I was at a different university studying a different degree, which was LLB Law. I didn’t enjoy the course and… Read more »

My first placement as a student nurse

My first placement as a student nurse began in January 2015, after a term at university. The placement details were put online on MyBU around a month prior to starting, and I was so excited I stayed up until midnight so I could find out where my first placement was as soon as they were… Read more »

My year abroad in Norway

Sport Management student Dominic Buchan was the first BU Sport & Physical Activity student to benefit from the fantastic study and internship opportunity a new partnership with the internationally renowned Norwegian School of Sports Sciences offers. Read his brief account: “Studying abroad at the Norwegian School of Sports Sciences (NSSS) was a fantastic decision and… Read more »

Gabriella’s Clearing story

Gabriella Compton has just finished her BSc (Hons) Anthropology degree after coming to BU through Clearing. I was originally planning to do something like English or Psychology at university, but then I didn’t do as well in my A-levels as I initially thought. I didn’t meet my predicted grades to get into the universities that… Read more »

Things to make you an appy student

Right now there are some great apps for your smartphone and tablet that make being a student easier and slightly cheaper. Here are some of the best current student-focused apps. iBU For Bournemouth University there is one application key for students that has to be downloaded instantly. iBU is an easy way to access your… Read more »

Your top questions: 2015 undergrads special

The askBU team has been even busier than usual this week! There have been lots of questions from those of you wanting to join us this September, so here are some answers… What is Clearing? Clearing is the final part of the university admissions process. It’s organised by UCAS in July and August and is… Read more »