“I really appreciate you bringing me and showing me your culture.” I received this text from my friend shortly after my Eid event and it lit up my day. Eid Al-Fitr has just shortly passed, it is the celebration that followed the month of Ramadan where Muslims around the world fast for a month. As… Read more » about My culture of Eid in Bournemouth
So, imagine you made it into Bournemouth University, or are a student already. When you hear “student life”, what things come to your mind first? Something frivolous and light-headed, and it’s more that understandable, we, students all do that! But I would like to go a bit more creative, and tell you about some different… Read more » about Things to do in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. Mindful ways to spend your time.
I must confess that I was a little bit worried before Ramadan started this year. Although it was not going to my first Ramadan away from home, I am used to spend Ramadan in Turkey. Therefore, at the beginning of the Ramadan I went to Turkey for two weeks. It was a such a wonderful… Read more » about Spending Ramadan in Bournemouth: Breaking fast with friends and Eid!
Planning your packing Packing for University is hard enough without having to worry about how much your stuff weighs. For international students, the airline dictates every aspect of what you pack including what items are allowed, how much it can weigh, and the size. After my experience I have determined a few top tips for… Read more » about Packing your life in under 23kgs: Top tips for international students
Do you remember the first time you receive your official offer letter from Bournemouth University? How did you feel that day? Until now, I still vividly remember the day when I received my official letter and how excited I was to start my new journey in the UK. After the excitement, here came the question:… Read more » about How I met my first classmate at BU
If you are an international student, financing your tuition fees or living expenses can be demanding. However, the good news is while you are studying in the UK, your visa allows you to undertake part-time work. This means that, generally, you have the right to work up to 20 hours a week. Starting a part-time… Read more » about How I got a part-time job in a nursery setting: the tips and clues
BU student Madhumitha shares reasons why she choose BU to study MA Post Production Editing at postgraduate level. After lots of research online and talking to counsellors in the UK and India she chose BU. She gives us her reasons for travelling to the UK to study at Bournemouth University and also how she is… Read more » about Why study Post Production Editing at Bournemouth University
Hey this is Madhumitha, a postgraduate film student at Bournemouth University. Watch me take you through some of the travel packing mistakes and lessons I learnt as a postgraduate student flying to the UK for the first time!
Congratulations! Now that you have gotten an offer to study at Bournemouth University, I cannot but join other well-wishers to congratulate you, indeed, it is going to be another stride towards attaining your career goal. Obviously, this would take you away from your home country as an international student. Take note that it is compulsory… Read more » about After Receiving an Offer to Study at BU; Some Steps to Take.
Introduction Being an international student, understandably, can be a pretty exciting experience, with so many expectations and unknowns lying ahead of you, as someone who is an international student myself, I would like to have my say about what support is available for people from different countries, comig to us and share my experience of… Read more » about Being an international student at BU
The convenient location on campus, reasonable student membership fee, regular class schedules, and friendly instructors and staff are why I chose to register for Yoga classes at SportBU. If you are looking for a place to stay healthy and find balance, I’d highly recommend this experience. Great location to overcome my laziness Since I moved… Read more » about How SportBU Yoga classes have helped me stay healthy and find balance
I arrived in the United Kingdom in the last week of September 2021. My country India was on the Amber list during that time which meant that l had to make various travel plans, book quarantine accommodation, get an RT-PCR test all in the midst of the pandemic. I was extremely grateful to the travels… Read more » about Arriving at BU: Support I received from BU’s Travel Team