Overcoming challenges

Isla’s a recent BU graduate and is currently working as Marketing and Events Assistant at BU. In this blog, she reveals the ups and downs of getting to uni… Rewind to September 2014 and there’s me, sat up in bed, the night before heading off to BU to study BA (Hons) Events Management, absolutely freaking… Read more »

Coping with mental illness at university

One of the most important things to remember when struggling with mental well-being when studying at uni, is that you are not alone. Recent research suggests that almost a third of students will experience mental illness at some point during their course, and it is because of this high prevalence that means there are many… Read more »

Returning to Academic life

Taking the decision to become a student after several years out of education was not an easy one. There was so much to take into account, and so much that I was nervous about. My biggest worry was whether I’d be able to cope with full time study after so long. Would I be able… Read more »

Postgraduate Assessments

Hello everyone, I’m back from my summer vacation! Around this time every year BU is busy receiving and reviewing applications for the new academic year. I guess lots of you guys who are considering a master degree would want to know roughly how postgraduate assessments are different from undergraduate so I’m here to help! It’s… Read more »

What extra help is available at BU?

My name is Amy Potts and I am a dyslexic. Dyslexia is, unfortunately, different for a lot of people. There are so many variations, to the point where it can be really hard to spot. I am not your “stereotypical” dyslexic. I don’t have trouble reading (although my spelling is atrocious), and I am pretty… Read more »