Settling in and Support Services: My Experience

As an international student arriving to a new country for the first time, there was no doubt I felt a little lost during the first month of university. While trying to adapt to a new culture, settling in, and putting my affairs in order, it felt like the time of making friends were limited. For… Read more » about Settling in and Support Services: My Experience

The Faith and Reflection Team at BU

Upon arrival of my first year, I was very interested in looking at all the services that are provided by the university. Especially the faith clubs, societies and services available. Bournemouth University has a range of faith groups for students of varying practices to attach themselves to. The faith and reflection team and its services… Read more » about The Faith and Reflection Team at BU

Making a difference to your community whilst at university

Whilst at university, it is a great time to be able to add to your CV and explore all your interests and opportunities by volunteering. There are so many great and diverse options to volunteer, from overseas volunteering, to helping your local community right on your doorstep. It’s a great way to show future employers… Read more » about Making a difference to your community whilst at university

The virtual voluntary project on sustainability and how it made my summer break more meaningful

Summer break is not only a great time for us to relax but also opens unique opportunities to learn and develop new skills and meet new people. To make my first summer break in the UK more memorable, I applied for a 3-week virtual voluntary project with the People & Planet and participated in a… Read more » about The virtual voluntary project on sustainability and how it made my summer break more meaningful

My top 5 uni experiences 

Making friends in my accommodation  Meeting my new flat mates in person for the first time after speaking on social media in the build up to starting university and  making plans to go out to freshers events together,  cook together, finding out about each other’s courses and deciding what to bring for university was definitely… Read more » about My top 5 uni experiences 

Getting involved with SUBU during my first year

If you are a new student or a prospective student interested in studying at Bournemouth University (BU), you must been wondering if BU have anything like a student council or students’ representative. Well here at BU, we have Students’ Union at Bournemouth University or famously known as SUBU. You will be represented by full-time officers… Read more » about Getting involved with SUBU during my first year

Being part of the Asian, Arab and Ethnic Minority (AAEM) Community

BU is a lot more diverse than I originally expected. When I went to the Fresher’s Fair during my first year, I stumbled across the Liberation Campaign in the Students’ Union at Bournemouth University (SUBU). There are six campaigns represented by SUBU; Women’s Campaign, Transgender and Non-Binary Students Campaign, Students’ with Disabilities Campaign, LGB+ Campaign,… Read more » about Being part of the Asian, Arab and Ethnic Minority (AAEM) Community

What I learned in my first semester at BU

This first semester of my master’s degree at Bournemouth University has been a true whirlwind! I’ve made friends, am working 2 part-time jobs, and completing my assignments. If you would like to gain insight into what your first semester could look like, or gain some tips and tricks, check out the video below!

My time with Nerve Media

At Bournemouth University we have Nerve Media, a society that is a student ran media network. There is Nerve Radio, Nerve Magazine, Nerve Podcasts, Nerve Sport, Nerve News and Nerve Now. Each one providing different experience and opportunities. I personally have been part of Nerve Radio and Nerve Magazine in different roles. Nerve Radio My… Read more » about My time with Nerve Media

Nerve Radio: An outlook from the Head of Evenings

“…And we’re live! Hello everyone this is Hussein, your host for New Music Monday!” If you have ever tuned in to nerve radio between 5-6pm on Monday’s you will probably hear me say this to introduce my show. Nerve radio and Nerve Media has been a strong, staple presence in SUBU.  A society where the… Read more » about Nerve Radio: An outlook from the Head of Evenings

What World Population Day means to a BU student 🌍

Today is World Population Day, which is an annual event to raise awareness of global population issues. Bournemouth University has a growing population and is now home to around 18,000 students. Much of this population is split into smaller sub-populations (totally not sure if that’s a word I just invented… but lets go with it… Read more » about What World Population Day means to a BU student 🌍