My journey to win 50% tuition fee discount – my postgraduate scholarship story at Bournemouth University

Studying in the UK had always been my dream until the day it finally came true, thanks to the Faculty of Media and Communication’s Executive Dean’s Scholarship. My journey to apply for a master’s programme started in 2019 after two years of working in several positions in marketing and communications. Lacking an academic background in… Read more »

Preparing for my first winter in the UK as an international student – discover my winter survival kit

As the chilly weather is at my doorstep, days are getting dark sooner and seeing my breath more vividly in the cold, I can feel my first winter in the UK is close. UK winter can be challenging, especially for an international student coming from a tropical country like Vietnam like me. However, by preparing… Read more »

What is Clearing Plus?

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 »

Postgraduate Study: Applying through an Agent

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

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 »