Bournemouth University

How did I get a year’s free tuition?

Applying for the BU Vice-Chancellor’s Most Promising Female STEM Applicant scholarship was the best decision I made before coming to Bournemouth University. I’ve never been that type of person who always wants to get themselves out there, and I definitely didn’t want to talk or write about myself where it wasn’t absolutely necessary and I… Read more »

My high-flying placement

Callum spent his placement working with Monarch Airlines as the company paralegal and has won the prize for the best placement student within his cohort. “The majority of my time was spent dealing with Regulation (EU) 261/2004 litigation, which provides compensation to passengers whose flight was either delayed or cancelled (subject to certain conditions). Within… Read more »

Preparing for your interview

Interviews – scary stuff right? But that’s why you applied – to get on the course! This is just the next step. Just remember that it’s not a way to slip you up and make you feel like you don’t know anything – this is their chance to get to know you more – so… Read more »

Bournemouth – Life’s a beach and so much more

Gemma Jewell talks Bournemouth Beach, Bournemouth nightlife and where she’s most likely to blow her student loan… When I told people that I was attending Bournemouth University, everyone said they knew Bournemouth for being the best beach in Britain. Now being here, I can definitely see why! It’s a sandy beach and a beautiful place… Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions

Now that they’re back into the swing of studying, our Undergraduate bloggers tell us their New Year’s resolutions for 2015… Join in the conversation and comment below with your 2015 plans! My New Year’s resolution is to try and be more positive! I’m quite grumpy and often struggle to see the good in situations, so… Read more »

Life in Green

Adam Khan and Andy Wade tell us how a Paramedic Science Foundation degree has taken them from BU to the Maldives. You might think that the role of a Paramedic involves tearing round in noisy yellow trucks attending car accidents and dealing with traumatic situations. Although this is the case from time – to – time,… Read more »

Finding my forte at BU

Harriet Davis, recipient of a BU Music Scholarship, tells us how she’s making the most of her uni experience… Since starting my degree in Advertising and Marketing at Bournemouth three years ago, I’ve wanted to make the most of my time here by utilising the opportunities available to all students. I have been a keen… Read more »

Words of wisdom

Now that I’m a second year student and I successfully conquered my first year at university, I feel like the headmaster of Hogwarts from Harry Potter – very old and very wise! But everyone, at first, feels clueless and not so wise, so here are some things I wish someone had told me before I… Read more »

Bournemouth Christmas Market

Every year, Bournemouth locals flock in their masses to experience the ‘Winter Wonderland’ of the Christmas Market. The town square is full to the brim with a variety of cabin stalls, from sweets stalls to leather crafts to personalised Christmas decorations, there is something to interest everyone. The outside bar is a huge attraction and… Read more »