Christmas in Bournemouth

Ahh, Christmas!! The one thing everyone is waiting for with bated breath now University is in full flow and you’ve got deadlines and class tests every week. Once you hand in your last piece of work, or put that last full stop at the end of your final test, the feeling of freedom is inexplicable. So, here’s… Read more »

Waiting for your application response

Having completed your full application to UCAS and having carried out all aspects of that including: writing your personal statement, stating your college/school grades etc., you then have the joy of waiting. It’s boring, I know. When I was waiting for my replies, I was checking my emails every chance I got. That is why… Read more »

Your top questions

Here’s a round-up of what you’ve been asking our AskBU team this week… I’ve not been able to attend any of your Open Days this year and would really like to visit, what should I do? It’s great to hear of your interest in BU!  Please don’t worry, although the Open Days have now finished… Read more »

My hunt for a part-time job

Finding a part-time job can be hard, but in the long run hard work pays off. In first year I didn’t bother getting a part time job as I wanted to fully experience university life as a first year. Personally this was a mistake and has led to a massive cost (let’s just say I’m… Read more »

What I learnt during my first year

At university you learn a lot more than just your degree subject, for most people it’s the first time they move away from home. Suddenly you have a LOT of responsibilities that most of us aren’t really prepared for. You really are thrown in at the deep end when you go to university and BU… Read more »