Clubs and Societies at BU

Hey guys, its JC again. While doing my Masters in Maritime Archaeology at Bournemouth University, I’ve joined some societies to meet people outside of my course. There are so many clubs and societies to choose from. If you can’t find one that interests you, then you can create one. What’s Out There  There are so… Read more »

Amber’s experience with SUBU as a Postgrad

As a postgraduate student with all the normal pressures that come with this, support from my students’ union is really important. Whether, like me, you continue on for postgraduate study at the same university or whether you start over at a new university, there will always be similar challenges to face. Before starting my postgraduate… Read more »

So, what’s all this about volunteering?

During my second year at Bournemouth, I decided that I should get more involved with volunteering opportunities around me. I’d briefly looked at the SUBU Volunteering stand at Freshers Fair, but to be honest the free Starbucks and Lidl give away bags sort of distracted me! Still, I decided to be productive and get online… Read more »

The social life of an international student

During the first term, we began with a bang as we were hit with the Freshers’ Fair fever which lasted for two whole weeks! This is the time when you meet new people, make new friends, join cool societies that do awesome activities and explore Bournemouth and neighbouring areas such as The Jurassic Coast. One… Read more »

Bournemouth’s surf scene and the Surf Club

When I’ve asked other students what their reasons were for coming to Bournemouth University, a regular response is for the beautiful beach. I must admit, as a girl who couldn’t bear to be more than half an hour from the sea, it was definitely an important factor in making my choice. But with the beach,… Read more »

Work hard, play hard!

Working hard at university naturally means you’re allowed to play hard, right? And never has that old motto, “work hard, play hard,” been more appropriate than for a student studying at Bournemouth University. While studying is vital, having fun and relaxing is also just as important; here are a few ways I find help me…… Read more »

Meeting new people

One of the best parts of university is meeting loads of new people and making some friends that will remain part of your life for a long time. But for most new students this is also one of the scariest aspects of Freshers’, but don’t worry – here are some top tips to help you… Read more »

Student life at BU

Studying at Bournemouth University isn’t just about hard work. There are also lots of opportunities on campus to enjoy yourself, unwind and pursue your hobbies and interests. It’s really important to balance your academic life with the social side of things, and getting involved in clubs, societies, sports and other extra-curricular activities is a great… Read more »