Going to university with Type One Diabetes

Thinking about or preparing to go to university with a health condition or disability can be a daunting. I have Type One Diabetes, and my biggest worry for going to university was how I would adapt to a new student lifestyle, and if there was support available at BU for me to access. I am… Read more » about Going to university with Type One Diabetes

Booking my accommodation with BU

Moving away from home can be daunting, especially if you haven’t done it before. It was for me when I was a first year, and the idea of living in shared accommodation was intimidating yet also very exciting! Bournemouth University have multiple options for student accommodation, for instance Dorchester House where I stayed in my… Read more » about Booking my accommodation with BU

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My experience completing a placement year at BU

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

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.

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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