Getting into halls through clearing isn’t as unlikely as you think!

Guest Blog by Bethany Pawson on accommodation and Clearing.   Many people think that there is no chance that you will be able to get in halls if you have gone through Clearing because they fill up so fast, but did you know that Bournemouth University offer an accommodation guarantee for Clearing students too!  When I found… Read more »

Accommodation

Got an offer to study with us? Fantastic! Here’s how to book accommodation. There are two stages to your new home: Stage 1 When you receive a conditional offer you will shortly receive an email with your log in details, which is different to your myHub details, this will enable you to complete stage 1… Read more »

Living in Winton

So Winton is the little area halfway between BU and Lansdowne (where all the first year halls are in town). Basically, most people tend to live in Winton in a shared house for second and final year whether that’s on Alma Road or Frederica. And even though we all reminisce about our ‘halls of residence days’, Winton… Read more »

What it’s like living at Corfe House

Just like everyone else I had to sit there before university began and choose my accommodation for what was going to be my first year in Bournemouth! And guess what? I ended up in Poole. Corfe House, more specifically! Corfe House is one of the many undergraduate/postgraduate accommodations that Bournemouth University has to offer. It… Read more »

Making halls a home

Moving away from home for the first time can be a very daunting experience for some students. Suddenly, you’re independent, making new friends and moving in somewhere you’ve never lived before. The best way to make your new accommodation feel like a home is to personalise it. Here’s some top tips on how to make… 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 »

The trials of renting

When searching for housing for your second and third year there are many things to think about. Choosing who you’re going to rent with, who you are going to rent from and the house you’re going to choose. Each of these are often difficult decisions to make. When making that judgment many things need to… Read more »