Moving Onwards and Upwards! (Rather Online and Upwards): The New Norm

The global coronavirus pandemic has affected pretty much everything, from how we live our daily lives to how we work. University has been no exception to this and has become another key thing that has been adapted to function online. So, as university has adapted, so must we! Here I will share some skills that… Read more »

International Honeybee Day

It’s International Honeybee Day! This is a day to raise awareness and celebrate the contribution that honeybees make to our lives, with the aim of protecting this important species. Why are Honeybees so special? Honeybees are pollinators (among other species such as butterflies, beetles and bumble bees, but today isn’t about them so they can… Read more »

Food in Bournemouth and International Chicken Wing Day!

Today is International Chicken Wing Day! Yep you read that right, today is a day we celebrate all things chicken wings. There is a great range of places to get all different kinds of chicken wings in Bournemouth… but just so there is something for everyone, let’s talk about all of the great food places… Read more »

Pulling off the transition into university life

The step up from school to university is probably one of the biggest (and most exciting!) ones you will take in your educational career. One minute you’re in the midst of being chased for coursework, making appointments for parents evening and asking to go to the toilet in class, and the next… you’re having to… Read more »

International Plastic Bag Free Day

Today is International Plastic Bag Free Day! This is such an important day of the year for spreading global awareness on sustainability. Creating a plastic bag free planet is a matter of ongoing urgency, as it should be considering the amount of plastic polluting our global oceans and destroying our planet. At BU, sustainability is one… Read more »

Mindfulness on the Mat: Giving Yoga a Go!

Whether you are a current student, or you are looking forward to being one, university life can sometimes be a little stressful… maybe now more than ever. It is super important at this time to look after your mental health just as much as your physical health. Yoga is an amazing way to combine both… Read more »

Being the first in your family to go to university

Being a first-generation student can be a tough gig. For some, it can feel strange knowing how to fit into a place that none of your family have been before. If you feel this way, don’t worry! Feelings of stress and worry before starting university are completely normal, especially if you are a first-generation student…. Read more »

Earth Day

COVID-19 has changed our lives, from how we work to how we interact with each other and everything in between. In the midst of these uncertain times however remains annual Earth Day happening on the 22nd of April, uniting millions around the globe to inspire action against climate change and environmental damage. Earth Day 2020… Read more »