A mature student living in halls

“Oh my god, no way! I’d never have thought that!” This is the response I receive every time I tell someone, usually begrudgingly, that I am classed as a mature student. This isn’t because I am blessed with youthful looks, it’s because university is actually an environment where people either just don’t notice or just… Read more »

Bournemouth’s nightlife scene

There’s no doubt about it that seaside town Bournemouth boasts an array of nightclubs, bars and pubs which over the past year and a half have given me plenty of unforgettable nights out. Let’s face it, your social life is an important factor to take into account when looking for a university to start your… Read more »

Why you will love Bournemouth

Moving away from home can be a very daunting experience, especially if it is your first time and you have no idea what kind of environment you’d want to live in. I have lived in Bournemouth for over a year now and so I can tell you few reasons why you will also love it… Read more »

Katrina’s Clearing story

It’s easy to feel like you have lost all chances of pursing your dreams when you’re rejected from all of your chosen universities on results day. There will be plenty of thoughts running through your mind, ‘I’m sure I aced that exam,’ ‘Surely they marked it wrong,’ ‘No university will accept these grades’. But you… Read more »

Why I’m glad I came to an open day

Narrowing your University search down can be quite challenging, with thousands of different courses all over the country knowing where to start can seem quite daunting. University prospectuses can tell you most of the information you will want to know about the university itself but with a minimum three-year commitment you need to make sure… Read more »

Three things to do before you get to uni

You’ve got your grades and you’re heading to uni! What now? Find your flatmates Once you’ve got your place in halls confirmed you can join various pages on Facebook for that building – EG. “Bournemouth Accommodation – Flat Mate Finder”. On there, a lot of people post their building and flat number so it’s really… Read more »

My 3 favourite university experiences so far

It’s difficult to just choose three favourite experiences, but here they are !! Meeting new people – Sounds cliché but I really have met some amazing people over the last 7 months. It was initially quite overwhelming, as you’re meeting people from your course, accommodation, clubs and societies, nights out, through friends of friends and… Read more »

A day in the life of a Computer Visualisation and Animation student (Nanna’s BU Instagram student takeover)

First year (Hons) Computer Visualisation and Animation student Nanna took over the BU Instagram account for the day. Here is what she got up to… Nanna studies Computer Animation & Visual Effects and she's taking over our insta on Friday to show you what her average day looks like! #takeoverbu #belongatbu A post shared by Bournemouth University… Read more »