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 »

UCAS FAQs: Your questions answered!

If your UCAS event was cancelled, then no worries, I’ve answered the questions we get asked the most at these events. Where is Bournemouth and what is there to do? Bournemouth is a seaside town located along the English south coast with Poole to its west, Christchurch to the east, and roughly only a 45-minute… Read more »

Why study BSc (Hons) Geography at BU

Choosing a subject to study at university can be difficult, especially as this is going to be the main thing you spend at least 80% of your time on for the next three or four years. When making this choice I personally got pretty confused as even if you have narrowed down the universities you… Read more »

The opportunities when you’re a Student Ambassador at BU

There are a range of opportunities to work whilst you are studying in Bournemouth, and among these is the chance to become a Student Ambassador at Bournemouth University like me! This has definitely been a highlight for me during my BU experience, as it can involve so many things. Aside from widening my experiences, this… Read more »

The university food shop: tips, tricks and getting to grips

Moving away to university can be difficult, as for many of you it will be your first experience living on your own. This means having to look after yourself… those pre cooked frozen meals your mum made you won’t last forever! It is easy to be so wrapped up in the one million other things… Read more »