Bournemouth’s surf scene and the Surf Club

When I’ve asked other students what their reasons were for coming to Bournemouth University, a regular response is for the beautiful beach. I must admit, as a girl who couldn’t bear to be more than half an hour from the sea, it was definitely an important factor in making my choice. But with the beach,… Read more »

My sandwich placement at Adobe

I am from a small village in Oxfordshire, I decided to go to Bournemouth Uni, because I thought the sandwich year would be invaluable to my development and so this year I have been on my placement as a Marketing and Communications Executive at Adobe Systems. I chose to take a marketing placement at Adobe,… Read more »

A Media Production student’s week in photos

I think one of the biggest positives about life at university is the varied life you get to lead! It’s completely different from school and college or sixth-form because you don’t have the same regimented schedule. Of course it depends course to course, but my course Media Production wasn’t the same experience as school, being… Read more »

Gap yaaah or university?

  I have always loved to travel. I love everything about it – the anticipation, the culture, the food and the sun. I think I was around 13 years old when I began saving to travel.  I didn’t quite know when I was going or for how long, but travelling has always been a life… Read more »

Choosing your accommodation

I remember how important the accommodation process was for me when applying to Bournemouth University back in 2014, and there were lots of factors I had to take into account in order to make sure the accommodation I chose was suitable for me and my course. Studying Adult Nursing meant I had to take into… Read more »

My highlights from BU International College

My name is Azgi, and I am from Kazakhstan. Let’s start my little story about how I studied at Bournemouth University International College by doing the Pre-Sessional English Course and International Year One. Once upon a time, I came to England when I was just 12 years old. Since that time I knew that I… Read more »

Why should you do a placement?

For their placements, Hayley and Hannah have stayed right here at Bournemouth University, working as Education Outreach Assistants. Here are their thoughts on why a placement is so important. “I’m sorry, but you’re over-qualified and under-experienced for this job.” The worst, but one of the most frequently heard phrases for graduates when fighting to find their feet… Read more »

Work hard, play hard!

Working hard at university naturally means you’re allowed to play hard, right? And never has that old motto, “work hard, play hard,” been more appropriate than for a student studying at Bournemouth University. While studying is vital, having fun and relaxing is also just as important; here are a few ways I find help me…… Read more »

Going to uni: a parent’s view

My name is Rosemary, and I would like to share my experience of watching my eldest daughter Amy go through university at Bournemouth. When my eldest daughter first mentioned about going to university, one of my biggest concerns was the student loan, and whether the debt would stop her being able to get finance for… Read more »