Studying at university is incredibly exciting, but for many students it means relocating from your hometown to somewhere completely new – sometimes across the country, or even from another continent! It might seem daunting, but making friends at university is simple. Remember, everyone is in the same boat, so don’t feel as if you’re the… Read more » about 5 ways to make friends at university
Summer Ball is an exciting time of the year! A place for all students to come together to celebrate the end of the academic year (and the end of their degrees for many students!). It is organised by the student’s union SUBU to fundraise for other activities throughout the next academic year, such as financially… Read more » about Everything you need to know about the BU Summer Ball
Arriving to your accommodation early? Staying until your tenancy runs out? Whatever your reason, at some point you’re likely to be in Bournemouth during the summer. When societies take a pause and you’re (temporarily!) free from lectures and seminars, you might start to wonder what to do with your spare time. Of course, Bournemouth is… Read more » about 5 things to do in Bournemouth during the summer
Don’t forget to Follow us on Instagram for more news and international student stories! As an international student in the vibrant coastal town of Bournemouth, I’ve discovered that summer here is nothing short of enchanting. With its sun-soaked beaches, lively atmosphere, and many budget-friendly activities, Bournemouth offers an unforgettable experience for those seeking summer fun without breaking the… Read more » about Sun, Sand, and Savings: Budget-Friendly Summer Adventures in Bournemouth
Bournemouth has some great spots for live music, a variety of bigger and smaller venues I recommend visiting. O2 Academy Bournemouth is one of the larger venues in the Bournemouth area and hosts some of the biggest artists throughout the year such as Alex G, Hozier and Razorlight having upcoming gigs. Having went to see… Read more » about Best places to watch live music in Bournemouth
Timetables. You either love them or hate them – whilst the majority of us know that the timetabling department aren’t purposely trying to ruin our lives (it can’t be an easy job creating a schedule for every course), it can be kind of annoying if you have an early morning AND late evening class with… Read more » about What to do in your spare time on campus
While Bournemouth itself is famous for its extensive beach, pier and gardens, there are plenty of places you can visit only a stone’s throw from Bournemouth itself! In this blog, I’ll take you on a tour of some of the best places I have been to along the Jurassic Coast. First up we have Worbarrow… Read more » about What to do as a Bournemouth Uni student, outside of Bournemouth!
Bournemouth is a fantastic place to call home and there’s so much to do. Watch my vlog for my top tips of things to do under £10. From music nights to quiz nights and bowling, check out my best spots to go on a student budget.
National Student Pride is the biggest student LGBTQIA+ event in the country! The three day festival in February, hosted by University of Westminster, is made for students and run by student and it is committed to improve the queer student experience nationally! The event features a number of talks, a careers fair and performances which… Read more » about National Student Pride at BU
Whenever breaks roll around after busy periods of submissions, I’m always left wondering, “What do I do now?” Each time, however, I end up stumbling across a plethora of means to enjoy my time. Here’s a list of ways I’ve found to make the most out of my breaks: 1. Organising Activities: Whenever we’re all… Read more » about Life as an International Student during Breaks
So, imagine you made it into Bournemouth University, or are a student already. When you hear “student life”, what things come to your mind first? Something frivolous and light-headed, and it’s more that understandable, we, students all do that! But I would like to go a bit more creative, and tell you about some different… Read more » about Things to do in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. Mindful ways to spend your time.
Do I need it? While it’s true that being a student means most of your attention should come towards ones studies, there can be different circumstances in which we exist. In previous blog we discussed mental health concerns, it is time to broach the subject of ones finances… more specifically, part time jobs in Bournemouth… Read more » about Typical student jobs in Bournemouth and ways to make money during your studies