Small changes in you, big changes out there!

Are you into volunteering or would like to start? Diana from Italy wanted to continue to volunteer when she moved to Bournemouth to study. She found out various ways to do and share her finding with you on this vlog. By Diana Pelino, Italy, BA (Hons) Computer Animation and Design, 2017/18  

Why should you volunteer?

My name is Sandra Achim and I’m studying MSc Events Management. Before, I came here I thought that university was just about studying, but I’ve changed my opinion. Here at Bournemouth University and in Bournemouth, there are lots of opportunities for students to be involved in different activities and be part of a community with… Read more »

5 reasons to start volunteering

Hi there! I am Nikki Mennen from the Netherlands and studying MA in Creative Writing and Publishing. When I was sixteen years old, I decided to take at least one volunteering opportunity every year. Why? Let me give you five reasons! You help others Well, first of all you are helping others. Volunteering often evolves… Read more »

How I chose my postgraduate course

My journey towards pursuing my course began many years ago, as early as middle school when I knew exactly what I intended to do with my life – help people to my best ability. It took me 5 years studying psychology, a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, a Postgraduate Diploma in Criminal Justice, plenty of… Read more »

Preparing for the job market

Patrick is a postgraduate student at BU, studying Graduate Diploma in Law, who writes about preparing for the jobs market and taking a Law pathway after his first degree in English. Choosing a career after university can seem like an impossible decision to make. What you may not realise is that many of the skills… Read more »

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Spotlight on SUBU: RAG

Hey gang! So, when joining university there is a whole array of clubs and societies that you can join! Freshers fair is usually the place to find what is right for you! When I was in my first year, I passed a charity worker in Poole House and I made the decision to go to… Read more »

Why meeting people isn’t as scary as it seems

As cliché as it sounds, everyone is in the same position. People you share a flat with, those on your course, and the person you sit behind on the uni bus, are all embarking on this exciting journey together in a completely new city!                                             Trust me, after a couple of weeks you’ll feel right… Read more »

Amber’s experience with SUBU as a Postgrad

As a postgraduate student with all the normal pressures that come with this, support from my students’ union is really important. Whether, like me, you continue on for postgraduate study at the same university or whether you start over at a new university, there will always be similar challenges to face. Before starting my postgraduate… Read more »

How to make the most of your PG study at BU

Making the most out of your postgraduate study will be different for each individual, but here are a few suggestions that you may not have thought about. It is good to apply yourself to every possible opportunity available to you, including being a student representative for your course. Being a rep is a lot less… Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions

Now that they’re back into the swing of studying, our Postgraduate bloggers tell us their New Year’s resolutions for 2015… Join in the conversation and comment below with your 2015 plans! Completing my Masters is obviously one! I’m also a member at Stokewood leisure centre in Winton and plan to go there more often in… Read more »