Famous authors, stunning landscapes and historical locations – Bournemouth’s History

As someone who has lived in Bournemouth all their life, there is no doubt that it is a scenic location. With its beaches, town centre and vibrant nightlife, it is the perfect place for someone looking to study at Bournemouth University. However, there is another fascinating side to Bournemouth within its history which many people… Read more »

Fun places to go around Bournemouth with your friends!

Personally, I was scared that Bournemouth would be just a ‘dead town’ with nothing much to do. However, it’s quite the opposite, once I got to Bournemouth and actually began enjoying the lifestyle here. The nightlife is great, but for this blog, I will focus more on places you can go with your friends to… Read more »

Top 5 places to go around Bournemouth during Summer Holiday

It’s summer holiday! I’m sure most of you are excited to spend your summer break with friends and/family in the sunshine, and I am personally very excited to go to the beach and hang out with my friends. As the beach is a must to go to during the summer, I will be sharing 5… Read more »

Top 10 coffee spots and eateries in Bournemouth

Hi! If you’re here because you’re looking for new places to go in Bournemouth, you come to the right post! I will be sharing my personal favourite coffee spots and eateries in Bournemouth, and maybe one of these will become your favourite too! Coffee spot : Delice des champs A french café located on the… Read more »

Malaysian student in Bournemouth: Top 5 experiences!

Hello everyone! Can’t believe we’re already in May, how time flies! And I’ve been living in Bournemouth for almost 2 years too! So, I would like to share with you my top 5 experiences living in Bournemouth. Hope you’ll find it useful. Making friends This must be one of the top worries for every new… Read more »

My first Christmas experience…

One of the best parts about international living is being able to exchange cultures and celebrations. As December progresses, we step into the time of Christmas festivities with bright lights, colourful decorations, and hot chocolates. As someone who doesn’t celebrate Christmas and come from Malaysia and Saudi Arabia where Christmas is not a common celebration,… Read more »

Life in Bournemouth – current update

Over the last few months, the COVID-19 restrictions in the UK are being reduced, with some rules in place involving social distancing and other safety measures. In an attempt to kick-start the economy and ensure that things return to normal, most places are being reopened, with new safety systems put in place. This blog discusses… Read more »

UCAS FAQs: Your questions answered!

If your UCAS event was cancelled, then no worries, I’ve answered the questions we get asked the most at these events. Where is Bournemouth and what is there to do? Bournemouth is a seaside town located along the English south coast with Poole to its west, Christchurch to the east, and roughly only a 45-minute… Read more »

Get involved! Volunteering at BU

University brings to mind thoughts of opportunity and ways to get involved – and what better way to get involved than giving back to your community? I personally find volunteering a really rewarding and fun way to get involved in local (and not so local!) events and give back to the community. Bournemouth University offers… Read more »