Words of wisdom

Now that I’m a second year student and I successfully conquered my first year at university, I feel like the headmaster of Hogwarts from Harry Potter – very old and very wise! But everyone, at first, feels clueless and not so wise, so here are some things I wish someone had told me before I… Read more »

The Base at Talbot Campus

Where do I go for advice and support?

So you have made it, you are in, you are starting your course at BU (good choice!) and then you have an issue – where do you go for support? Who can help and what’s available? The great thing about BU is that if you need help with anything it’s available and it’s free! I… Read more »

Money Saving Tips

By Michelle Lillywhite 2nd year BU Student, BA (Hons) Social Work Ok! So you have limited funds but a whole term’s worth of fun ahead of you. How do you make sure you get to the safety of the next finance payment? Hopefully the tips ahead will keep you ahead of the crowd! Going out… Read more »

And Then I Came to Uni…

By Patricia Obawole 2nd year BU Student, LLB (Hons) Law Freshers, the thing about these not-too-inconspicuous people is that you can spot them a mile of. They are the ones who have the brightest smiles and the most eager faces and the ones who politely refuse the freebies that the upper years are all-to-well familiar with…. Read more »

Budgeting Blues

By Sophie Wheeler 1st year BU student, BA (Hons) Scriptwriting for Film and TV A common assumption surrounding students is that we are constantly broke and living off a diet of baked beans and tesco value vodka. And although for some, this may be a reality, it certainly doesn’t have to be. Living on a… Read more »