Why you should book an Open Day

Booking an Open Day is the most valuable thing you can do when picking a University. Looking at the website and photos can only give you so much information about the course/location/accommodation, but if you really want to immerse yourself in parts of Uni life, you must book an Open Day! Luckily, Bournemouth University have… Read more »

Why meeting people isn’t as scary as it seems

As cliché as it sounds, everyone is in the same position. People you share a flat with, those on your course, and the person you sit behind on the uni bus, are all embarking on this exciting journey together in a completely new city!                                             Trust me, after a couple of weeks you’ll feel right… Read more »

How your parents can prepare for your uni experience

Whether you’re the first son/daughter to leave, or the second or third, each time will be difficult for your parents, so here’s a few things to do together to make the transition easier! Visiting the University together Bournemouth has lots of Open Days and applicant days leading up to when you finally move here! It… Read more »

What I’ve learnt living away from home

Organisation Living away from home means completely organising your whole entire life without the assistance of mum reminding you of certain commitments! After a while I have gotten used to using a diary or my phone to organise not only uni related deadlines, but also social arrangements and any (dreaded) housework! Making sure I was… Read more »

Three things to do before you get to uni

You’ve got your grades and you’re heading to uni! What now? Find your flatmates Once you’ve got your place in halls confirmed you can join various pages on Facebook for that building – EG. “Bournemouth Accommodation – Flat Mate Finder”. On there, a lot of people post their building and flat number so it’s really… Read more »

My 3 favourite university experiences so far

It’s difficult to just choose three favourite experiences, but here they are !! Meeting new people – Sounds cliché but I really have met some amazing people over the last 7 months. It was initially quite overwhelming, as you’re meeting people from your course, accommodation, clubs and societies, nights out, through friends of friends and… Read more »