Looking back at my time at Bournemouth University, I can acknowledge how much I have learnt over this process and how the experience of university has shaped the career choices I am about to make and the person I am now, four years later. Coming to BU was an anxious time for me. I did… Read more »
This is a guest blog post by current student Saga Oskarson Kindstrand, studying BA (Hons) Politics. My name is Saga, I am doing my bachelor in Politics at BU and just finished a 34 week placement at the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) in Copenhagen. I’m born and raised in Sweden but chose to attend… Read more »
Exams might not be happening quite as planned again this year but in this vlog from February 2020, Emily shares some of her useful revision tips that can be applied to any type of assessment.
Clearing is being made easier than ever with the new, personalised system, Clearing Plus. Previously, Clearing meant that you had to search through listings of courses and then contact each university to talk through your options. With 30,000 courses to choose from, this can understandably be a bit overwhelming. With Clearing Plus, UCAS are hoping… Read more »
Applying to university requires consideration, research and preparation, especially when considering a foreign institution as every country has its own application system. In situations where you are facing unfamiliar territory, it is great to have a reliable source of information. Agents can aid by submitting applications to foreign universities on the student’s behalf. While studying… Read more »
Adjusting to working from home is a super valuable skill to learn whilst at university… and is something the vast majority of us have had to do in light of recent events. It can be difficult to transition from working in an office, library or any other work-accustomed environment that you are used to being… Read more »
Being a master’s student is an enriching and adrenaline filled experience (more likely to be induced by deadlines than bungee jumping). No, we do not spend all day in the library crying over assignments and research articles. Each day is unique and there is no such thing as monotony when you are doing your postgraduate… Read more »
Hi guys! I’m Malvika Shahi and I’m doing my Masters in Creative Writing and Publishing at Bournemouth University. Studying abroad is a great opportunity for every student but the financial expenses can seem a bit daunting. Luckily, Bournemouth University awards loads of financial aid in the form of scholarships and discounts for students. For… Read more »
The Global Festival of Learning is based on Bournemouth University’s successful UK based Festival, and is a platform that celebrates learning, disseminates cutting edge research and delivers impact across borders. And when I received an email offering any students undertaking the Global Talent Programme the opportunity to apply for this year’s festival, I knew it… Read more »
Uni is very different from school or college! You will most likely be expected to be a little more independent and are required to spend a good amount of time independently completing wider reading for your course. I definitely struggled with this when I arrived at uni, as although there is available support from lecturers… Read more »
In this vlog I talk personal statement do’s and don’ts!
What is a student ambassador and what is it all about!? A student ambassador is someone that works for the uni, with flexible working hours and can take on many fun tasks throughout the year. The work is really varied and you can choose what you would like to get involved with. Being employed as… Read more »