We’re the Transitions team. We want to help make sure your transition to BU is as easy as possible…. The two suitcases rule When thinking about what to bring to the UK there are a few things to consider. Check the luggage allowance for your airline. If you need to bring more, it’s usually much… Read more »
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 »
Laundry whilst living in halls is something that is very quick and easy to get the hang off, thanks to what is offered to you by your accommodation and what you receive is similar across all the accommodations. Going into university, this wasn’t something I was fully used to doing it myself, but the halls… Read more »
Hello, my name is Patrycja! I’m from Poland and I study BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art & Design at Bournemouth University. There is so much to do in order to prepare for your new life as a university student. Whether you’ve come through Clearing and you’re trying to organise everything at the last minute, or… Read more »
Want to know a little more about the accommodation options at BU? Join Daisy as she takes you on a tour of Corfe House our Halls of Residence based over in Poole!
Which Accommodation Is Best For You? Choosing accommodation for university can be confusing with all the criteria to consider and it becomes a mine field when you can’t decide which one you like best. This simple little flow diagram quiz I’ve created, should help you narrow it down to at least one or two! Just… Read more »
Throughout the year BU has loads of events and activities to help students de-stress. Back in January I was invited to document some of the activities that went on around exam time. If you like dogs, you’re in for a treat!
Living in Lyme Regis House resembles a close community where your peers are your neighbours. The tenants from the flat parallel to mine are good friends we share ingredients, clothes, food, and support each other. The immense support from staff and security down in reception is also exceptional whenever concerns arise such as maintenance problems,… Read more »
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 »
Hi everyone! I’m Areej! I am from Egypt and I’m doing the games software engineering course. Today I want to talk about my experience living in Purbeck house so far. Cosy room and lovely flatmates Surprisingly enough I don’t find my accommodation room too small. In addition to a lot of storage space under the… Read more »
This is a guest blog by current student Marie Drayton who studies BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing and Lucy Biggs who studies BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing. – Marie Drayton Studying while living in Bournemouth hospital accommodation has been a really positive experience for me. I’ve not had to worry about moving every year, and because… Read more »
This is a guest blog by ResLifeBU Assistant Phoebe Watkins. Feeling a little apprehensive about moving away from home? Wondering how your going to meet new people when you arrive? ResLifeBU have you covered. In 2016 BU launched ResLife, to help create a lively, friendly and supportive community for new students in BU accommodation. So,… Read more »