This is a guest blog by current student Cecilia Bawden. Our year at uni is split 50/50 between placement and practice. A uni week is made up of 37.5 hours of learning time, and a placement week is 37.5 hours of practice time. Each year we have to complete a minimum of 900 hours in… Read more »
All our students and graduates have a lot to say! The BU family regularly share their experiences and top tips. We'll use the 'guest blogger' profile to publish content produced by students, past and present, that aren't part of our official team of bloggers and vloggers. Happy viewing!!
I can be an introvert at times. My advice for anyone who feels similarly; push yourself and say yes. Watch my vlog to find out how I got myself out of my room, meeting new people, making the best of my time as a student at BU.
This is a guest blog by current student Toby, who applied through Clearing and now studies BA (Hons) Film. University is somewhere I’ve always wanted to go. It’s an experience I’ve always wanted to have. I had always planned to go into the Gaming industry, the art side of it, so when I secured my… Read more »
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 »
This is a guest blog by current student Isabel Bedford-Payne. I am Issy Bedford-Payne and I’m a second year student at Bournemouth university studying Events management. My semester abroad is at Montclair state university in New Jersey, America. I have never been to New Jersey but I have visited New York three times. Being accepted… Read more »
This is a guest blog by current student Árdís Aslaugardottir studying BA (Hons) Events Management Hello! I am Árdís, an Icelandic BA (Hons) Events Management undergraduate at Bournemouth University. At first, I wasn’t really that excited to do a semester abroad because at Bournemouth University I’m already technically ‘studying abroad’. That said, my best friend… Read more »
This is a guest blog by current student Nisa, who studies BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology and came through Clearing. Speaking from experience, please do not stress yourself out if you find yourself looking for a university through Clearing. At first the whole process might seem daunting and very stressful, but if you take it bit… Read more »
This is a guest blog by current student Martha Davis studying BA (Hons) Communication and Media. My experience When I said I was heading to Greece for a few months to work in marine conservation, many people oohed and ahead, envying at the mamma mia lifestyle I was heading to! I can confirm that living… Read more »
This is a guest blog by Jasmine Wright, 3rd-year BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing student at BU. She recently travelled to Lusaka in Zambia on a two-week clinical elective to see the differences between healthcare in the UK and in the developing world. This was one of the best experiences of my life. When I started… Read more »
This is a guest blog by current student Siân Venables Hello there! My name is Siân and I am a placement student currently studying Computer Visualisation and Animation at Bournemouth University. I have spent the past eight months working in industry as a visual effects artist and, come September, I will be returning to BU… Read more »
This is a guest blog by current student Suzanne Ballamy studying BA (Hons) Sociology. I am currently a Sociology student at BU doing a placement year, and will be returning to Bournemouth in September to do my final year. My experience of my course may be slightly different to others as with choosing to take… Read more »
This is a guest blog by current student Alexander Knights. During my time studying BA (Hons) Sociology & Anthropology at BU, I have found interests in the everyday things we take for granted within our society. Units such as Ancient People and Places and Into the Field have provided me with an insight into our… Read more »