My placement overseas in Vancouver

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 »

How I gain valuable insights through studying Sociology and Anthropology

This is a guest blog by current student Alexander Knights. During my time studying BA (Hons) Sociology & Anthropology (now called BA (Hons) Sociology and Social Anthropology), 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… Read more »

Bourne to make a difference. How I co-founded the Bali Reef Conservation

This is a guest blog, by Zach Boakes studying BSc (Hons) Environmental Science. The story behind my research has a less than academic setting! In May 2016, I was in Bali as a volunteer, teaching children how to play the drums. Whilst I was there, I made friends with a local guy, Ketut, and we began snorkelling together. We started discussing… Read more »

Student finance

What financial help can I get? Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course Maintenance loans, provides you money at the start of each term (or monthly in Scotland) and the amount you get depends on your household income, where you study, where you live and how long for. Scholarships, available directly… Read more »

My dissertation conference

This is a guest blog by BA (Hons) Marketing Communications student Brityn Vreeland. Today I attended Bournemouth University’s 9th annual Promotional Communications Conference, organised by Dr. Tanya Le Roux and Dr. Sae Oshima from the Department of Corporate and Marketing Communications. This year’s conference had the theme of “Revelation, Revolution: learning, and acting”. This theme… Read more »

Why you should always take opportunities by the horns! SURE Conference 2019.

This is a guest blog written by Rebecca Fowell, who is currently studying BSc (Hons) Geography at BU. I SURE am happy I took part in the undergrad conference! Coming to university can be a pretty daunting experience. You effectively get kicked out of the nest at 18, you’re surrounded by complete and utter strangers… Read more »