Balancing study and a part-time job

Many students work part-time alongside studying, either because they need some extra funds or they just want to be independent. Some students also want to gain relevant experience to enhance their employability or simply want to explore life “out there”. Whatever the reason is, I believe a part-time job will surely benefit you in one… Read more »

Our New Year’s resolutions

We asked our bloggers to tell us their New Year’s resolutions, and here’s what they had to say! Lauren Bishop My resolutions are not so much New Year’s ones as on-going things I want to achieve: doing well in my Master’s, getting super fit on my bike, performing well in my job and generally being… Read more »

My Academic Scholarship

Like many people considering postgraduate study, one of my biggest concerns was funding. I was fortunate enough to have the support of my parents in addition to taking out a loan, but what made things so much easier was being awarded BU’s Academic Scholarship. When I first started researching Master’s degrees in the UK, the… Read more »

My experience of the Postgraduate Development Award

Joining the Postgraduate Development Award is one of the best decisions I have ever made. The PGDA allowed me to fully develop myself personally and professionally, and has given me transferable skills which will benefit me for my whole life! I achieved the Gold Award and Outstanding Contribution Award which is something I am very… Read more »

My first week at BU

My name is Suyan. I have just completed a Master’s degree in International Hospitality and Tourism Management at Bournemouth University, and have just recently secured a graduate job in London which I am very excited about! I am originally from China. Here is a summary of my first week at BU. I chose Bournemouth University,… Read more »

Maritime Archaeology students take Florence

As Maritime Archaeology students, we were lucky to have the option of having one of our units, Management of Underwater Cultural Heritage, either at Bournemouth University or at the IVALSA trees and timer institute in Florence, Italy. No brainer, we chose Italy (sorry Bournemouth). Dr Nicola Macchioni, who is a timber specialist there, had visited… Read more »

My surprise scholarship

I’m Daniel Asaya, 23 years old and I come from a lovely Christian family in the Western part of Africa, Nigeria. All along, success has always been my watch word and so I strive so hard to attain it. I scaled through four years of high quality learning in Information and Communication Technology from Crawford… Read more »

My top study tips

I never liked studying. Or rather, I was never really good at it. It boils down to my inability to retain attention for too long at a time. But as I grew older, I figured out how to work around that.       Use Post-it Notes! Pictured above is my desk. It is usually… Read more »