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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Budgeting tips

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 »

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 »

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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 »

Preparing for my first winter in the UK as an international student – discover my winter survival kit

As the chilly weather is at my doorstep, days are getting dark sooner and seeing my breath more vividly in the cold, I can feel my first winter in the UK is close. UK winter can be challenging, especially for an international student coming from a tropical country like Vietnam like me. However, by preparing… Read more »