What are you asking?

Lots of you are asking about applications, Clearing and applying for September 2015, so here are some answers to your top questions! 1. I’ve been made a conditional offer to study at BU this September, but would like to take a gap year, please could I defer to 2016? You may be able to defer your… Read more »

AFC Bournemouth partnership benefits BU’s sports teams

Bournemouth University students benefit from the university’s partnership with local football club in a number of ways, from work placement opportunities to community projects. But another big benefit of the partnership is the high-level coaching that BU’s men’s and women’s football teams receive from AFC Bournemouth coaches. Steve Cuss, Head of AFC Bournemouth’s Community Sports… Read more »

A mature student’s perspective

As I near the end of my course I am starting to be asked – has it been worth going to university? Without hesitation I offer a resounding YES! But as a mature student your experience isn’t all about the night life (although we have been known to take part at times!). Indeed the sacrifices… Read more »

SUBU and students

The Students’ Union at Bournemouth University is simply known as SUBU, and it is a key part of BU life. It is also important to every student’s experience over their time here and can make the university experience so much more than just lectures and assignments. The list of stuff SUBU does for students goes… Read more »

My trip to Colombia

In August 2014 I had an amazing opportunity to have an internship, with two of my best friends, in Medellin Colombia. We had support from the university funding scheme called Global Horizons Fund and our academic team had made contacts with a local university who organised our placement. The whole planning experience started a countdown… Read more »

BU and Yeovil District Foundation Trust shortlisted for Nursing Times partnership award

Bournemouth University has been shortlisted by the Student Nursing Times Awards for its work with Yeovil District Foundation Trust in the Partnership of the Year category. This prestigious award celebrates collaborative partnerships between universities and healthcare providers in educating nursing and midwifery students. Through academic and practical learning students are prepared for their future careers… Read more »

Revision survival guide

A-level and BTEC exams are fast approaching and I’m sure a lot of you have this revision malarkey well and truly underway. Having taken my A-levels fairly recently, I know only too well how difficult it is to stick to a strict revision routine. That little voice in your head saying “I’ll start tomorrow” plays… Read more »

The BU Community

I like to think of Bournemouth University, not just as a group of buildings where students come to begin a day of learning and head back home again, but a community, which strives for a welcoming, friendly atmosphere – whether it’s your first day as a student or your last. It’s comforting to think of… Read more »

Your top questions

1. I’ve been offered a place at BU starting in September 2015. When can I apply for my accommodation? Firstly, congratulations on your offer! You’ll be able to register your interest in accommodation at the end of May. We will email all eligible students as soon as registration is open, with full details of what… Read more »

Two national finals and a royal fan for BU’s sport teams

Two of Bournemouth University’s sports teams competed in national finals, one of which was attended by HRH Princess Anne. BU’s Men’s Volleyball and Men’s Football both competed in this week’s British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) national finals. The Men’s Volleyball 1st team met Sheffield Hallam in the final after an impressive season, having won… Read more »