It is a sad thought to realise that I have had my last ever undergraduate field trip. That I am done. I still remember our first trip out, little more than a week in and being taken all over Dorset and Hampshire to see amazing sites, before sleeping in a Viking longhouse reconstruction. Over the… Read more »
A hot chocolate drinking, avidly reading, 20 something archaeology student, you would find me spending my free time lounging with a good book. As a third year archaeology student I don't have much free time, and instead spend my days writing, reading and studying hard (both for university and pleasure). I am well-travelled in England and a small part of Wales, thanks to my dissertation, and I am looking forward to the chance to get to work in a field that I love.
When writing your dissertation there is a surprising amount to remember to do: spelling, grammar, references, not to mention the rest. And these can sometimes be the least of your worries. You are about to live and breathe this project for the next year. Which is actually terrifying (especially if you start talking to others… Read more »
Exams are almost certainly the worst part of education, hands down. They make you stress and revise for so long that by the end you feel like you have been revising forever. But there are some simple ways to make your life easier when dealing with exams. So, here are some revision tips that will… Read more »
My name is Amy Potts and I am a dyslexic. Dyslexia is, unfortunately, different for a lot of people. There are so many variations, to the point where it can be really hard to spot. I am not your “stereotypical” dyslexic. I don’t have trouble reading (although my spelling is atrocious), and I am pretty… Read more »
£27,000 is a lot of money, and as a potential university student you want to find the perfect subject to spend it on. But picking that subject can be a challenge. Unless you have a clear goal in mind picking something to spend that amount of money on is daunting to say the least. Today… Read more »
Five weeks, 55 first years, 15 second and third years and a field in Dorset. The plot for a romantic comedy? Not quite. It was the setting and cast for Bournemouth University’s annual training excavation, The Big Dig. Every year all the first years studying Archaeology, Anthropology and Forensic Science spend five weeks out in the field learning… Read more »