My unforgettable summer experience in Amsterdam with Turing Scheme funding

Studying at Bournemouth University provides students with endless opportunities to discover our potential and best prepare for our future. Thanks to the Turing Scheme funding, I have just had one of the best summers with valuable experience in Amsterdam that I will never forget. In this blog, I will walk you through my journey of… Read more »

BU scholarship and my rewarding experience with Think Pacific’s virtual internship

Starting my master programme in January 2021 amidst the pandemic, I was lucky to receive lots of support from the university. One of them is the Global Engagement scholarship that I received at the beginning of my summer break to help me make the most of my virtual internship experience with Think Pacific. This UK… Read more »

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 »

Maddy’s prize-winning sculpture

This is a guest blog by Maddy Higgs, a final year MDes Product Design student. Maddy won a competition through the Bee Friendly Trust to create a unique sculpture to raise public awareness of the decline in the honey bee and pollinator population. I’m a product design student just about to go into my final… Read more »

Lets get more sustainable with fashion

Today, 17th August, marks National Thrift Shop Day, when people are encouraged to shop second hand to help their budget and the environment. As thrift store shopping is one of the best and most common methods of being more eco-conscious with your style, today is the perfect day to look at more ways you can… Read more »

Let’s save on plastic

At BU, sustainability is one of the core values at the heart of our university, to encourage a more environmentally friendly future. Here’s a few of these ways and how you can make a change as a student. Bring your own bags!!! This one goes without saying! But I know how easy it is to… Read more »