This is a guest blog written by Zayn, studying BA (Hons) Photography. This was my first semester studying BA (Hons) Photography, I have been enjoying the course and the different aspects of photography it has introduced me to. So far, we’ve covered a range of topics from the history and philosophy of photography to practical… Read more » about Zayn’s first semester studying Photography
Second-year BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art & Design student, Anna Shellswell, volunteered her time during this year’s BFX Festival hosted by Bournemouth University. In this guest blog, she tells us all about her experiences. Day 1: I was so eager to volunteer at the BFX Festival that I supported some of the pre-event preparations. I… Read more » about Anna’s BFX Festival Volunteer Experience
Starting university for the first time can be daunting, particularly the idea of making new friends and socialising but it’s not all scary! Here are a few ways you can make new friends at university: Set up a WhatsApp/Facebook Group Have a hunt around to see if there’s any already going the summer before you… Read more » about 7 ways to be social at university
Whilst at university, it is a great time to be able to add to your CV and explore all your interests and opportunities by volunteering. There are so many great and diverse options to volunteer, from overseas volunteering, to helping your local community right on your doorstep. It’s a great way to show future employers… Read more » about Making a difference to your community whilst at university
Summer break is not only a great time for us to relax but also opens unique opportunities to learn and develop new skills and meet new people. To make my first summer break in the UK more memorable, I applied for a 3-week virtual voluntary project with the People & Planet and participated in a… Read more » about The virtual voluntary project on sustainability and how it made my summer break more meaningful
Volunteering, such as charity work, can be an amazing way to pad out your CV, help those in need and a useful thing to fill your free time with! This post is to just make sure you feel confident taking that first step into the world of charity work and volunteering. A small amount of… Read more » about I Want To Volunteer But Don’t Know Where To Start
Volunteering, such as charity work, can be an amazing way to pad out your CV, help those in need and a useful thing to fill your free time with! This post is to just make sure you feel confident taking that first step into the world of charity work and volunteering. A small amount of… Read more » about I want to volunteer for charity but I don’t know how to start!
Bournemouth uni offers many opportunities to volunteer which can be really rewarding and a great feature for your CV. SUBU recommend activities like RAG (Raising and Giving) where you can volunteer your time to raise money for charity while embarking on life changing activities. Whether it’s 5 minutes of your time to paint a bird… Read more » about Volunteering at BU
During my second year at Bournemouth, I decided that I should get more involved with volunteering opportunities around me. I’d briefly looked at the SUBU Volunteering stand at Freshers Fair, but to be honest the free Starbucks and Lidl give away bags sort of distracted me! Still, I decided to be productive and get online… Read more » about So, what’s all this about volunteering?
I’m about to let you on to what I like to call one of BU’s little secrets. This little secret can give you a big opportunity to chase your dreams and fulfil your wanderlust desires, and the crazy thing is, from people I have spoken to, not many people even know this exists. This best… Read more » about Bethany’s Global Horizons Fund experience