Budget, Budget, Budget and Spend

By Louis Sherman 1st year BU student, BSc (Hons) Applied Geography Anyone who has either been at university or is at university currently will agree that budgeting your money is vital and it’s not just to survive but to have a good time also. I have, luckily, always had a thrifty streak in me, and… Read more »

Opening a new door to a new world

By Louis Sherman 1st year BU student, BSc (Hons) Applied Geography You cannot really prepare yourself for halls, it is a really different experiences to whatever you may have had living in just a house with your family. First of all, all the usual rules of living in a house go out of the window…. Read more »

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Applying for finance

By Michelle Lillywhite 2nd year BU Student, BA (Hons) Social Work Now that UCAS has been completed you need to think about student finance and making your application. The great thing about this is that you can get your finance agreed before you have accepted a place to study so you can get yourself organised… Read more »

From the countryside, to the seaside

By Louis Sherman 1st year BU student, BSc (Hons) Applied Geography The leap from your home life to university life isn’t all about the university itself, it’s also about the area surrounding the university and the towns or cities close by. In the case of Bournemouth the most famous landscape close to the university is… Read more »

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Better Late than never?

Did you decide today that you want to go to uni only to find the deadline has passed? That’s ok, you can still go. And the choice is either to wait until next year (putting the deadlines in your diary now) or see what is available to late applicants. Deadline doesn’t mean dead-end.

My First Semester of University

By Sophie Wheeler 1st year BU student, BA (Hons) Scriptwriting for Film and TV I have only been at university for one semester, but I can already confidently say to anyone that is considering applying… do it! I know it’s an enormous financial decision and at 9k per year, many would argue whether it’s actually… Read more »

The Journey…

“What is Uni like?!” you cry. “How much time do you have?!” we reply.  It’s a journey and no two journeys are the same but we can give you a rough idea of what to expect. Study-wise there’ll be concepts you grasp straight away followed by theories you just can’t get your head around. There’ll… Read more »

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Why Choose BU?

By Patricia Obawole 2nd year BU Student, LLB (Hons) Law UNI! UNI! UNI! By now you probably have the word uni spilling out of your ears along with words like “Personal statements,” “UCAS” and “student finance.” However, for some odd, strange reason (which the student population are yet to figure out) you’re still excited. You’re… Read more »