One of the main reasons I decided to study at Bournemouth University (BU), besides the seven mile stretch of Bournemouth beach, was to have the opportunity to undertake a placement year as a part of my BA (Hons) Sociology degree. This initially daunted me. Although I knew undertaking a placement would be great for my… Read more » about My experience completing a placement year at BU
Get, set, fly!
As a first-time international student, there were many new things for me to learn, from flying solo to setting foot in a foreign land and embarking on a new phase of life. Let me take you through some things that I found helpful and would recommend. Assuming that you already have an offer at hand… Read more » about Get, set, fly!
6 things I learnt in 3 years at university
Hiya, This is a very bittersweet post as it’s my last ever! It might not be my last posted to this page as I’m not sure when I’m uploading this, but as of writing, this will be my last post 🙁 So as a last post I thought I would do a recap of my… Read more » about 6 things I learnt in 3 years at university
Things to do in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. Mindful ways to spend your time.
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.
Packing your life in under 23kgs: Top tips for international students
Planning your packing Packing for University is hard enough without having to worry about how much your stuff weighs. For international students, the airline dictates every aspect of what you pack including what items are allowed, how much it can weigh, and the size. After my experience I have determined a few top tips for… Read more » about Packing your life in under 23kgs: Top tips for international students
How I met my first classmate at BU
Do you remember the first time you receive your official offer letter from Bournemouth University? How did you feel that day? Until now, I still vividly remember the day when I received my official letter and how excited I was to start my new journey in the UK. After the excitement, here came the question:… Read more » about How I met my first classmate at BU
How SportBU Yoga classes have helped me stay healthy and find balance
The convenient location on campus, reasonable student membership fee, regular class schedules, and friendly instructors and staff are why I chose to register for Yoga classes at SportBU. If you are looking for a place to stay healthy and find balance, I’d highly recommend this experience. Great location to overcome my laziness Since I moved… Read more » about How SportBU Yoga classes have helped me stay healthy and find balance
How the support of my Faculty Learning Development team has helped me to best perform in my academic work
Before starting my master’s programme at BU, I used to work in the industry for three years. At the beginning of my journey at BU, I used to worry that the academic gap and difference in teaching methods would make my study in the UK more challenging. Little did I know that with the great… Read more » about How the support of my Faculty Learning Development team has helped me to best perform in my academic work
Tips on staying organised
I am a mature student, a mum, and a wife who also works part-time. So my time is very precious and if I don’t organise myself. So, I have just a few things that I use to try and keep on top of everything. Some of these are extremely basic but they only help if… Read more » about Tips on staying organised
Being a mature student who lives with my own family including a 4-year-old, I have to make sure that my money is organised and that every last penny is budgeted for. On the nursing course, you automatically get an additional NHS bursary to help you whilst on the course and this is, as the student… Read more » about Budgeting tips
My journey to win 50% tuition fee discount – my postgraduate scholarship story at Bournemouth University
Studying in the UK had always been my dream until the day it finally came true, thanks to the Faculty of Media and Communication’s Executive Dean’s Scholarship. My journey to apply for a master’s programme started in 2019 after two years of working in several positions in marketing and communications. Lacking an academic background in… Read more » about My journey to win 50% tuition fee discount – my postgraduate scholarship story at Bournemouth University
5 Healthy & Simple Recipes
Being a university student is indeed a transformation in our life experience. For most of us, this would be our very first time living alone, away from our family. We need to learn how to be independent – feed ourselves, making sure our room in rental accommodations is comfy & safe as possible, socialising, keeping up… Read more » about 5 Healthy & Simple Recipes