What I learned in my first semester at BU

This first semester of my master’s degree at Bournemouth University has been a true whirlwind! I’ve made friends, am working 2 part-time jobs, and completing my assignments. If you would like to gain insight into what your first semester could look like, or gain some tips and tricks, check out the video below!

Gaining confidence and networking on my placement in Barcelona

This is a guest blog post by final year student Niamh Woodmass, studying her BA (Hons) History. My name is Niamh Woodmass and I am a Final Year History student at Bournemouth University. I decided to do my 30 week work placement abroad as an English Language Assistant in Barcelona, Spain. Working abroad offers so… Read more » about Gaining confidence and networking on my placement in Barcelona

3 Reasons Why I Stayed in Halls

Second year accommodation can be a really important decision that needs to be made. I’m currently a second year student but I decided to stay living in halls. There are so many reasons why I decided to do this, but I talk about 3 that were important to me.

A day in the life of a BA (Hons) Politics student

Politics is part of Bournemouth University’s Faculty of Media and Communication, which all takes place at Talbot Campus. It’s a small course, with only about 20-30 students in each year and, due to its interdisciplinary nature, our lectures are sometimes combined with other courses, such as BA (Hons) History and BA (Hons) Communication and Media…. Read more » about A day in the life of a BA (Hons) Politics student

BU Come Dancing 2020

Each year Bournemouth Universities sports teams and societies join up to compete and raise money in BU Come Dancing for the Space Youth Project. This project helps run regular youth groups across Dorset for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and questioning young people. This was BU Come Dancing’s biggest and best year all-round! Check out the highlights… Read more » about BU Come Dancing 2020

#StayAtHome – A student prospective

This is not an easy time, but as an animation student work doesn’t stop, there still are online lessons, deadlines to meet and internships to get into. So, let me tell you how we have continued to work from home, dealing with the new situation and staying motivated. I’ll give you a little insight into… Read more » about #StayAtHome – A student prospective

All About Bournemouth University’s Dance Society

Throughout my time at Bournemouth University I have been a part of BUDS (the Dance Society), this year opting to be a Street choreographer for our competition team, and I have loved every second of it. Dance has always been a hobby of mine and it was something I definitely didn’t want to give up… Read more » about All About Bournemouth University’s Dance Society

Your uni choice: consider the facilities on offer

When it comes to making your choice around universities, you shouldn’t be focused on just their rating or teaching side of things. Their social side, accessibility and facilities they provide should play an important role. One of the main reasons I knew Bournemouth University was the university for me was the support they offer in… Read more » about Your uni choice: consider the facilities on offer