Tips for surviving a Master’s

As the workload can increase when comparing an undergraduate course to a postgraduate course, there are many important aspects to consider when heading into a Master’s when it comes to managing that workload, making sure that the workload is evenly spread out and that you are taking enough time off in between when completing the… Read more »

How ResLifeBU helped me adjust to life in a new country

My journey from home to Bournemouth had been extremely exhausting with over 20 hours spent flying and dragging my luggage. The days following it were to be spent quarantining in my BU accommodation in accordance with the government guidelines. I was told by ResLife that we would be provided with a basic isolation pack. To… Read more »

My experience of Computing in Business week

In this student blog by BSc (Hons) Forensic Computing and Security student AJ Cox, she gives an account of the preparations involved in first year computing event Computing in Business. This week long event for first year Computing and Informatics students involves them being given a brief to create a computing system for use by… Read more »

Preparing for life at university – an undergraduate and postgraduate perspective

There are many aspects to consider when you are moving to university for the first time or returning for postgraduate study, varying across what accommodation you might be staying in (and what key items to bring) or what might be expected of students in the few months prior to the beginning of the course with… Read more »

Available Part-Time Jobs in Bournemouth: the Perspective of an International Student

BU Employability and Career Bournemouth University has plans and programme which made my student experience a convenient one; during my term times, I attended lectures and worked either on my personal computer or on the university premises. I did not have to be too much engaged elsewhere and that afforded me the little convenience that… Read more »

After Receiving an Offer to Study at BU; Some Steps to Take.

Congratulations! Now that you have gotten an offer to study at Bournemouth University, I cannot but join other well-wishers to congratulate you, indeed, it is going to be another stride towards attaining your career goal. Obviously, this would take you away from your home country as an international student. Take note that it is compulsory… Read more »

Working as a language assistant in Spain during my placement year

BA (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management student, Kaitlin Jupp from England worked overseas as a language assistant at the Official Language School of Valladolid in Spain during her placement year in 2021-22. “For my placement year, I decided to divide it into three areas. I worked for AskBU at the university. Then, I worked… Read more »