welfare

What can SUBU do about the barriers students are experiencing/have experienced that may mean we won’t graduate with a degree grade we are happy with?

You told us that the sort of barriers you were facing were: – Communication/support issues (3) – Course structure (6) – Workload (2) – Own lack of academic skills (1), Stress management (1), Time management (2), Lack of fun activities (1), Use of Brightspace (1), Lack of money (1) Your VP Welfare is going to… Read more »

We would like more cultural events, solving language issues, more events in halls and nights out to help better integrate international and home students. What can SUBU do to make this happen?

SUBU will be expanding the One World Festival to consist of a week of events and activities and working with Reslife on these plans. Your VP Welfare will also be meeting with the university to look at how we can improve the language learning opportunities at BU.

Is BU planning to offer Student Wellbeing at Lansdowne?

Following requests from students, we will be offering one to one wellbeing support sessions on the Lansdowne from early 2018. For any student who is unable to attend Talbot House to register this can be done online at https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/students/health-wellbeing/student-wellbeing/how-access-us 

Will there be any events for Autism Awareness Week?

We hope so. Last year SUBU worked with a student who wanted to do just that, alongside others to deliver a ‘Living with Autism talk’, so that other students and staff can hear their experiences of what it is like having autism and studying at university.