Sophie’s top tips for Open Days

Picking the university you want to study at is a big choice. You have to decide on whether this is the best place for the course you want to do, if it has the best teaching quality, has the best industry links, comfy accommodation and generally if you just fit there! And the best way… Read more »

Being Lithuanian in Bournemouth

When I first came to Bournemouth University, I wasn’t expecting to meet many fellow Lithuanians. To my surprise, I met 9 in the very first week! Later I realised that there are many more of us at the university and a whole Lithuanian community in Bournemouth, which really made me feel like home is not… Read more »

Living in Unilet

I remember when I first saw the words “Unilet” as my place for accommodation and let out a deep, hysterical cry to which I could have been mistaken for a cat wailing for 6 hours straight. I know that’s not a great way to start this blog but honestly looking back I just laugh and… Read more »

The average cost of a night out

It’s quite a broad question which can be answered in detail or with one simple figure. That one figure being £30. The detailed answer is more complex and so I have written this post specifically for Bournemouth and its students.  So here are my four points to consider when budgeting for a night out: Travel… Read more »

The wonderful world of student discounts

Everyone says that when you’re a student you can’t buy new things because you have to pay for rent and all the adult things included in living alone. This is only partly true. I have for you the guide to being able to buy stuff and do fun activities all without breaking the bank. First… Read more »

Dissertation done!

When writing your dissertation there is a surprising amount to remember to do:  spelling, grammar, references, not to mention the rest. And these can sometimes be the least of your worries. You are about to live and breathe this project for the next year. Which is actually terrifying (especially if you start talking to others… Read more »

My upcoming placement with Norwegian Cruise Line

I am Mikaela Yurukova, an undergraduate Tourism Management student, completing my second year in the Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Bournemouth University. My passion for personal development, learning about different cultures, languages and travelling, as well as helping other people in any way I can are the main things that have been keeping me going…. Read more »