Clubs and Societies at BU

By Martine Williams 3rd year BU student, BA (Hons) Events and Leisure Marketing Bournemouth University has so many opportunities for you to get involved with extra things outside of your degree; there is no chance you will ever be stuck for ideas of what to do ever again!   From different sports clubs and music… Read more »

Week One Guide: Pasta and Google Maps

Hello, my name is Patrycja! I’m from Poland and I study BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art & Design at Bournemouth University. There is so much to do in order to prepare for your new life as a university student. Whether you’ve come through Clearing and you’re trying to organise everything at the last minute, or… Read more »

Healthy body and mind for avoiding the January Blues!

The third Monday of January has been known in recent years as Blue Monday, and this year the day falls on Monday 21st January 2019. It stems from the idea that the social fabulousness of the festive season is a distant memory (but the effects of it are still very much with us), and many… Read more »

SUBU and students

The Students’ Union at Bournemouth University is simply known as SUBU, and it is a key part of BU life. It is also important to every student’s experience over their time here and can make the university experience so much more than just lectures and assignments. The list of stuff SUBU does for students goes… Read more »

Beyond the Beach: Why I Chose Bournemouth University

It was December 2018 and my UCAS applications were fast approaching. I was 17 years old passing through the stressful senior life of high school. But I was not going to let the troubles I faced then to have a consequence of my future now.   A few years prior, my sisters began their path of university to… Read more »

Your uni choice: consider the facilities on offer

When it comes to making your choice around universities, you shouldn’t be focused on just their rating or teaching side of things. Their social side, accessibility and facilities they provide should play an important role. One of the main reasons I knew Bournemouth University was the university for me was the support they offer in… Read more »

A Day in the Life of a Computer Animation Art & Design Student

This is a guest blog by current student Stephanie Robert, studying BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art & Design. Studying animation is a challenging course, but every day allows you to do what you enjoy doing. The assignments allow you to be innovative and creative, pushing your work in whichever direction you choose. Spread across the… Read more »

Living the UK uni experience- all thanks to my choice through Clearing

This is a guest blog by current student Basil, who studies BSc (Hons) Geography and came through Clearing. Hi my name’s Basil and this is a bit about me and how I have ended up as a first year Bournemouth University student! I didn’t plan on going to university in the UK. My plan was… Read more »

Ways to Raise: Volunteering at BU

What can I do to help? When I first came to Bournemouth, I was overwhelmed by the variety of clubs and societies offered by SUBU. I knew that I wanted to volunteer as I had done it before back in Germany and I absolutely loved it. I went to the Fresher’s fair to check out… Read more »