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 »

Winning the Green Impact Award

Over my three years at Bournemouth University I have always thrown myself at every opportunity the university and SUBU in particular, has offered. From this blogging position, through to being a PAL leader as well as a SUBU Volunteer Leader. However, my true passion at BU has been the environmental opportunities it has offered. I… Read more »

Being a part of Nerve Media

*Radio voice* Hello! Sophie here, you’re reading my blog about Nerve Media, BU’s student-run media hub! *End of cheesy radio voice literary device.* BU offers so many societies for you to join, and societies are, in my humble opinion, an integral part of your student experience. Right at the peak of these is SUBU (the… Read more »