An Italian in Bournemouth

I’m Lara Barusso, a BA Computer Animation Art & Design student from Italy. Surprisingly, there are many Italians in Bournemouth; I’ve even found them in my same course, and in the years above me. I have met lots of Italians outside of class and outside of uni, although most of them came here to study,… Read more »

Top student shopping tips!

I’m Lara Barusso, a BA Computer Animation Art and Design student from Italy, and I have some top student shopping tips to share with you all! As a student, I definitely don’t have much money, so I try my best to save what I can, and during my time here I have found a few… Read more »

A taste of Italy in Bournemouth

At first, I was concerned how I would survive here! On my first trips to the supermarket, I was lost. I couldn’t find anything I was used to. However, I realised that if you look carefully, you can actually find food that can help you reproduce your favourite Italian dishes. The interesting thing I found… Read more »

The positive impacts of yoga at SportBU

I’m Lara, a computer animation student from Italy. This time I want to introduce you to my weekly yoga experience here at BU. I highly recommend yoga; it has been really useful in getting me through my first year and helped me a lot. I have seen improvements in my daily life, and it’s also… Read more »

Academic support tailored to your needs

BU academic support I’m Lara from Italy, studying Computer Animation Art and Design and I’m dyslexic. This is why I’m going to talk about my experience with the academic support at Bournemouth University and how this helped me to get through my first semester. When I first arrived at BU, I was amazed by the… Read more »

Working in Bournemouth as an EU student

I’m Lara from Italy, studying Computer Animation Art and Design. I would like to give you an insight into my work experience in the UK as an EU student. A couple of things before I jump in To find a job in Bournemouth is easy, but you need to be willing to work long hours… Read more »

Studying in the UK as opposed to Italy

I’m Lara, a computer animation student from Italy. I want to share the differences I found between studying in Italy compared to here in England. Practical lessons In Italy whenever we had to do practical things we always had lessons about how to do it, but rarely had hands on experience.  Here we have practical… Read more »

Why you should choose to live in Student Village

I’m Lara Barusso from Italy, currently studying Computer Animation Art and design, and i would like to tell you a bit more about my accommodation. The Student Village is a great place to stay for your first year!. My first impression was that it was like being in a movie, when I first arrived I… Read more »