My Graduation Day

Olivia Elkins, BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top-up) graduate gives her take on the big day… It’s strange to think that the place I first learnt to swim at the age of four would become the very building where I’d take my first steps as a BU graduate. I started my day by collecting my gown… Read more »

The BU Academic Excellence Scholarship

I’m going to be talking about the BU Academic Excellence Scholarship. It’s a scholarship worth £1,500 that’s given out to all students who achieve ABB or above at A-level or Distinction, Distinction, Merit or above in BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma. (As always, do check the terms and conditions!) There’s an unlimited amount of scholarships… Read more »

Thinking about a part-time job?

Alice Fiancet talks about balancing a job with study and the pros and cons of part-time work in Bournemouth… Having a part-time job can be challenging, worthwhile and rewarding… if you can get the balance right. And it’s a great way of ensuring you still have some cash come the end of Freshers’ week… There… Read more »

Why I chose BU

When it comes to selecting a university, it’s never an easy decision to make. You’ve finally got yourself prepared for those difficult A-levels and now you’re being asked to think even further into your future – you’re still not even sure whether your English skills trump your Science skills! Having to choose just one subject… Read more »

The Base at Talbot Campus

Where do I go for advice and support?

So you have made it, you are in, you are starting your course at BU (good choice!) and then you have an issue – where do you go for support? Who can help and what’s available? The great thing about BU is that if you need help with anything it’s available and it’s free! I… Read more »

Students at a HE Fair

My Sandwich Degree: The Perfect Filling

The name whets the appetite of many prospective students, but what is a placement year all about? ‘Jammed’ in the middle of your studies at BU, you’re more than likely to undertake a 40-week placement as part of your degree, with many going to highly reputable companies such as Sony, Disney and Aston Martin just… Read more »

An introduction to SUBU

With the new academic year in full swing, some of you might already be familiar with SUBU – the Students’ Union at Bournemouth University. From the Trampolining Club to the Bacon Society, there’s certainly something for everyone when it comes to getting involved…

Pedal2Medal with sports students

On Sunday 25 May, a team of sports management students hosted the event Pedal2Medal at Ensbury Velodrome. Students explained that the aim of the event was to create more awareness for the track and raise funds for ‘Wessex Accessible Cycling Club’, a local charity for disabled riders. Spectators were able to enjoy refreshments, and experience a… Read more »