How to make friends in your seminar group

So you’ve just arrived at uni, and you’re thrown into your first “proper” session of work, where it feels more like school in a classroom with uncomfortable chairs and a whiteboard at the head of the class. Around the room you are surrounded with unfamiliar faces and you have no idea where to sit, who… Read more »

Five things you can do to make going out as stress-free as possible

Although the whole purpose of a night out is to go out with your friends and have a good time, there are so many opportunities for things to go wrong and for it to end up being actually quite a stressful experience! Here are a few ways to make the night run as seamlessly as… Read more »

How to cope if you feel overwhelmed at university

The first few weeks at university are challenging at the best of times: you are placed in a new environment with people you don’t know, going places you’ve never been and doing things you’ve never done before; if you’re not nervous about any of it, you must be some sort of superhuman! Do not fret… Read more »

Coping with mental illness at university

One of the most important things to remember when struggling with mental well-being when studying at uni, is that you are not alone. Recent research suggests that almost a third of students will experience mental illness at some point during their course, and it is because of this high prevalence that means there are many… Read more »

Keeping fit at uni

Before coming to uni, I was in my college sports team, member of a gym and a regular runner. Keeping fit is a healthy and a fun thing to do, so I was determined to try and keep it up during my student years, despite rumours of the dreaded freshers’ weight gain. Luckily, there are… Read more »

A day in the life of a Media & Communication student (Imogen’s BU Instagram student takeover)

Second year BA (Hons) Communication and Media student Imogen took over the BU Instagram account for the day. Here is what she got up to… Imogen is taking over our Instagram on Friday to give you an insight into what a Communications and Media student gets up to on an average day! #takeoverbu #belongatbu A post… Read more »

Sports and culture at Bournemouth Uni

An amazing thing about Bournemouth University definitely has to be the incredible sports facilities and the ridiculously diverse range of societies. If you’re keen to stay active at uni, there are teams for football, rugby, hockey, netball , lacrosse…. (the list goes on…) As well as the Varsity sports teams, there are also social sessions… Read more »

The Best Restaurants in Bournemouth

One of the perks of living in Bournemouth is that it’s a tourist honeypot site meaning that it has soo many good places to eat. Whatever your preference or budget, there will be somewhere you can find that will keep you wanting to go back: Mexican, Italian, Japanese, or just a big full English. It’s… Read more »