BSc Psychology student Jaume Torres Coll completed a study exchange at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands during the 2020-21 academic year. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the exchange took place online, find out more about the experience below. “I am writing this blog from my parents’ home in Spain, although I am doing an… Read more » about My virtual study exchange experience in the Netherlands
This is a vlog by current student Ian Crabb, second year student studying BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. Ian tells us about his experience coming to university as a mature student, the transition from an access course and support from staff.
Being a university student is indeed a transformation in our life experience. For most of us, this would be our very first time living alone, away from our family. We need to learn how to be independent – feed ourselves, making sure our room in rental accommodations is comfy & safe as possible, socialising, keeping up… Read more » about 5 Healthy & Simple Recipes
Going to University is already a huge milestone that you achieve in your life, especially when you choose to move thousand of miles away from your home. Coming to a different country, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed. From making new friends to adjusting to the weather and the cultures. While at the same time, we… Read more » about Making the most of Uni Life as an International student at BU
Many of us struggle during the first few months at university because the pressures of our courses, struggling with our workload and not understanding the course content amongst other new experiences. BU have helpfully compiled a list of tips and tricks in order to help you if you feel you are struggling. These really helped… Read more » about Tips and advice to keep the pressures off!
Whether you’re applying for university straight from 6th form, college, or are a mature student, the experience can be daunting, especially if you’re applying without assistance from your college. Now you’ve decided to go to university and what you’d like to study, the application process begins. There are two deadlines, dep ending on where and… Read more » about A first time guide to applying to university
Looking back at my time at Bournemouth University, I can acknowledge how much I have learnt over this process and how the experience of university has shaped the career choices I am about to make and the person I am now, four years later. Coming to BU was an anxious time for me. I did… Read more » about Reflections…what did Bournemouth University teach me?
BU is a lot more diverse than I originally expected. When I went to the Fresher’s Fair during my first year, I stumbled across the Liberation Campaign in the Students’ Union at Bournemouth University (SUBU). There are six campaigns represented by SUBU; Women’s Campaign, Transgender and Non-Binary Students Campaign, Students’ with Disabilities Campaign, LGB+ Campaign,… Read more » about Being part of the Asian, Arab and Ethnic Minority (AAEM) Community
Starting university is daunting but it became a lot easier once I learned some tips and tricks. After completing my bachelor’s degree and now studying for my master’s degree, I have learned along the way that choosing your degree can be a fun experience! Here are a few of my top tips for choosing your… Read more » about How to choose your course and university
Hey, I’m Lara and I’m back again to talk about support at BU, (if you haven’t read my first blog on this subject check it out here). This time, I would like to look at a different type of support BU offers you in your first year, and how to support your fellow students during… Read more » about Learning support part2- The PAL journey
I first learned the label ‘third culture kid’ when I was seventeen and I was immediately intrigued. It was nice to put a label to something unknown, especially when the conversations of “Where are you from?” would arise. Third Culture Kid is defined as those individuals who are raised in a culture different from their… Read more » about The beauty of international living
This is a guest blog by current student Max Bateson, currently studying BA (Hons) Product Design Futures. Product Design Futures was a new course for Bournemouth University when I first enrolled, replacing its Industrial Design course. I find the best way to describe this course is Product Design without boundaries. This course doesn’t focus just… Read more » about Why BA (Hons) Product Design Futures was the best choice for Max