Hi! My name is Ayra and I studied in Malaysia until I was 20 years old before deciding to study abroad. I choose Bournemouth University to further my Undergraduate studies in the Sociology and Social Anthropology. I am now halfway into my degree and have noticed several differences in my study skills when I’m… Read more » about Study Skills in the UK vs Malaysia (my home country)
Learning to work as a group, and working to learn as a group
Hello, my name is Patrycja from Poland, and I study BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art and Design at Bournemouth University. At university, there are lots of different ways to learn: some are implied by the type of assessment and some have to be discovered by the student themselves. Independent learning is a big part of… Read more » about Learning to work as a group, and working to learn as a group
You’ve got a PAL in me: Talya talks Study Skills
MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology student Talya from Turkey talks about Peer-Assisted Learning and other study skills.
Study skills to succeed: UK vs Colombia
Hi there, I’m Alejandra, I come from Colombia and I’m doing a Masters in Nutrition and Behaviour. When comparing the study skills needed in my country and the United Kingdom, I realised there are more differences than similarities. No matter where you come from, having a basic understanding of the UK system will help you… Read more » about Study skills to succeed: UK vs Colombia
Reading, Reading, Reading
Hi everyone! It’s Areej again, a games software engineering student from Egypt. Today I will be comparing study skills. This is all from my personal experience, and based on my opinions about this topic. I will be listing some of the different study skills I’ve used, and whether or not my experience with them has… Read more » about Reading, Reading, Reading
The differences faced while studying abroad in the UK
My name is Patrycja and I came from Poland to study BA Computer Animation Art and Design at BU. From the very beginning of my international adventure it was quite easy to notice that necessary study skills and the way of studying in the UK is completely different than the Polish one. The biggest difference:… Read more » about The differences faced while studying abroad in the UK
Studying in the UK as opposed to Italy
I’m Lara, a computer animation student from Italy. I want to share the differences I found between studying in Italy compared to here in England. Practical lessons In Italy whenever we had to do practical things we always had lessons about how to do it, but rarely had hands on experience. Here we have practical… Read more » about Studying in the UK as opposed to Italy
Comparing and Contrasting: American and British study skills
I completed two years of higher education previously in the US in a community college before I came to BU and there are numerous differences between the two education systems. At home studying was focused on online and based around memorising information. Online access had to be paid for and quizzes and e-textbooks were closely… Read more » about Comparing and Contrasting: American and British study skills
Studying in Thailand vs the UK: miles apart in every sense
Hi! I am Sugandha Bhandari from India, currently doing my master’s in Corporate Communication at Bournemouth University. I did my bachelor’s in Communication Arts and Public Relations at Assumption University in Thailand, which is one of the first International Universities in that country. Practice vs theory The United Kingdom and Thailand are 5,000 something miles… Read more » about Studying in Thailand vs the UK: miles apart in every sense
Study Skills: the Netherlands vs the UK
Hi! I’m Nikki Mennen. I’m originally from the Netherlands and came all the way to Bournemouth to study a Master’s in Creative Writing and Publishing. Although the overall culture of the Netherlands is very similar to the UK, I noticed some differences whilst living as a student and developing my skills here. Just don’t learn… Read more » about Study Skills: the Netherlands vs the UK
Developing your independent study skills in the UK vs. Italy
BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art and Design student Diana Pelino explains how you need to work more independently compared with her home country Italy and she enjoys the fact that there is more teamwork when studying in the UK.
Giorgos’ experience of studying in the UK vs. Greece
MA Directing Film and Television student, Giorgos Kapsanakis shares his experience and advice. He highlights the excellent networking opportunities at Bournemouth University and how he has developed his communication skills.