Life’s a beach in Bournemouth

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside, don’t we? The salty air, the soft sand, the salty yet soggy chips and we can’t forget the seagulls wailing while they hunt for leftovers. Yes, we all love a place by the sea. But what makes Bournemouth so special is how lovely a beach it… Read more »

Shopping in Bournemouth

Although Bournemouth town centre may not be one of the most paramount places to shop in the UK, it does offer all the essential stores for a spot of student shopping. The town centre itself is actually relatively large, with a variety of shops dotted at either end of the town, so regardless of where… Read more »

Jessica’s story: Living in Bournemouth

Want to know what it’s like to live in Bournemouth? Meet our new vlogger Jessica, who’s studying BA (Hons) Advertising. She’s already been at BU for a year, so she’s the right person to tell you about being a student in Bournemouth…

My favourite places to eat in Bournemouth

Bournemouth is filled with restaurants and bars and such, where you can go for a lovely evening meal with your new housemates (great way to get to know each other) or somewhere to take the rents when they make an appearance (hopefully not on a day where you are extremely hungover). Here are my top… Read more »

My year abroad in Norway

Sport Management student Dominic Buchan was the first BU Sport & Physical Activity student to benefit from the fantastic study and internship opportunity a new partnership with the internationally renowned Norwegian School of Sports Sciences offers. Read his brief account: “Studying abroad at the Norwegian School of Sports Sciences (NSSS) was a fantastic decision and… Read more »

Free fun in Bournemouth

Bournemouth has many free activities and attractions on offer throughout the year, which are perfect when on a student budget! I personally feel the beach is the greatest attraction on offer, the sandy beaches stretch as far as the eye can see, and they are great to visit all year round. In the winter it… Read more »

Location, location, location

Moving to Bournemouth for university is one of the best decisions I have ever made. Not only am I studying a course that I love and find incredibly interesting, but I also get to live in one of the nicest places in the country (in my opinion anyway!) Bournemouth has so much to offer and… Read more »

BA Tourism Management Field trip to Malta

Level  I BA Tourism Management students recently spent seven days in Malta as part of their studies. The students were investigating tourism development, planning, operations and tourist experience and behaviour during the field trip. During the trip students met with a number of tourism industry professionals, including representatives from Visit Malta, Heritage Malta, The Malta… Read more »

10 things to do in Bournemouth

It’s not just Bournemouth’s university that’s great; living here is awesome too! Bournemouth is the perfect mix of country, coastal and city living. 1) Take a trip on the Bournemouth Balloon in the South Gardens. Familiarise yourself with your new surroundings. 2) Have a house/flat mate’s selfie on the pier. Beware it may take a… Read more »

Bournemouth – Life’s a beach and so much more

Gemma Jewell talks Bournemouth Beach, Bournemouth nightlife and where she’s most likely to blow her student loan… When I told people that I was attending Bournemouth University, everyone said they knew Bournemouth for being the best beach in Britain. Now being here, I can definitely see why! It’s a sandy beach and a beautiful place… Read more »