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 »
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 »
No idea how to choose your uni course? Steph has some great advice!
Here’s a look at the questions you’ve been asking this week… Is BU still open for Clearing 2015? I’m sorry, but we’re now closed for Clearing and our new academic term has now started for September 2015. However, we’re now recruiting for our 2016 courses, so please visit our course listings for more details. You… Read more »
If you don’t like clubbing or drinking, then Steph’s here to tell you you’re not alone!
Here are Daniella’s top tips for stretching your student budget… Calculating your costs You can do this either monthly or termly, but it is best to calculate how much you will spend on rent, bills, food etc. One way to make sure you stick to your costs if you’re out is to take out what… Read more »
Unsure yet and keeping my options open by continuing to apply for UCAS, it seemed daunting that university could be round the corner. From what I can remember, when applying for UCAS, I decided on taking a gap year and so deferred my entry for the following year, not knowing this choice was very much temporary! Saying… Read more »
Getting ready to join us? Lucy’s back with some top tips for your first few weeks at uni…
I’m the type of person that likes to be kept busy; I’m always planning ahead and making plans. I prefer having lots of things going on as I feel it gives me purpose and that’s why one of my favourite sayings (and one I live by at university) is work hard, play hard! University is… Read more »
There are many benefits of being a student – the freedom, the social life, the new friends – but there is also one other big benefit and that’s student discount! When you decide to come to university you may think the financial side of being a student is going to be a struggle. However, many… Read more »
Having survived halls, the prospect of living in a ‘real house’ with a select few can be really exciting, and it is! Here is my list of top tips when house hunting to help you find your very own home from home; I can guarantee you’ll be more concerned about switching off the lights and… Read more »
It gives me great pleasure to be able to write this blog post, for being awarded the BU Vice-Chancellor’s Most Promising Applicant (BTEC) scholarship. In my opinion anyone can go to university, but what makes you stand out is the interesting things you can add to your CV. For me, Bournemouth was one of the… Read more »