Life’s a beach in Bournemouth

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside, don’t we? The salty air, the soft sand, the salty yet soggy chips and we can’t forget the seagulls wailing while they hunt for leftovers. Yes, we all love a place by the sea. But what makes Bournemouth so special is how lovely a beach it… Read more »

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 »

Shopping in Bournemouth

Although Bournemouth town centre may not be one of the most paramount places to shop in the UK, it does offer all the essential stores for a spot of student shopping. The town centre itself is actually relatively large, with a variety of shops dotted at either end of the town, so regardless of where… Read more »

Why I chose BU

Back in the day, when the words “college” and “A-levels” made me want to crawl into a hole and never be seen again, my goal was to find a better place and somewhere I could feel happy. But looking for the perfect university was difficult. For me it had to tick five boxes: Enjoyable course… Read more »

Jessica’s story: Living in Bournemouth

Want to know what it’s like to live in Bournemouth? Meet our new vlogger Jessica, who’s studying BA (Hons) Advertising. She’s already been at BU for a year, so she’s the right person to tell you about being a student in Bournemouth…

Your first few weeks at BU

If you’ve just joined us – welcome to BU!  I hope you’re all enjoying the autumn sunshine, I know I am.  How exciting that you’ve now embarked on your postgraduate journey. And for those of you thinking of joining us in January, or next September, here’s some advice to get you prepared well in advance…. 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 »