My first semester at BU

Wow! How that first term has flown by! It’s so hard to think that only a couple of months ago I was a nervous wreck, stressing over getting to all of my lectures on time and constantly getting lost – even walking into the wrong lecture a few times. Ok… the getting lost still happens… Read more »

The social life of a PG student

So, what am I doing today? I often find myself asking this question a lot. When all responsibility with school ends, you find that you have so much time available to you and it ultimately begs the question, do you have a social life? I remember some of my cousins used to tease that I… Read more »

Being a Student Rep

At BU the academic staff know how important it is that the student voice is always heard – this is why they run a scheme supported by the Student Union to create Student Representatives for each class on each course for each level. At the beginning of each year you elect a new rep for… Read more »

Things to make you an appy student

Right now there are some great apps for your smartphone and tablet that make being a student easier and slightly cheaper. Here are some of the best current student-focused apps. iBU For Bournemouth University there is one application key for students that has to be downloaded instantly. iBU is an easy way to access your… Read more »

SUBU and students

The Students’ Union at Bournemouth University is simply known as SUBU, and it is a key part of BU life. It is also important to every student’s experience over their time here and can make the university experience so much more than just lectures and assignments. The list of stuff SUBU does for students goes… Read more »

The BU Community

I like to think of Bournemouth University, not just as a group of buildings where students come to begin a day of learning and head back home again, but a community, which strives for a welcoming, friendly atmosphere – whether it’s your first day as a student or your last. It’s comforting to think of… Read more »