One of the most important things to remember when struggling with mental well-being when studying at uni, is that you are not alone. Recent research suggests that almost a third of students will experience mental illness at some point during their course, and it is because of this high prevalence that means there are many… Read more »
Whether you’re the first son/daughter to leave, or the second or third, each time will be difficult for your parents, so here’s a few things to do together to make the transition easier! Visiting the University together Bournemouth has lots of Open Days and applicant days leading up to when you finally move here! It… Read more »
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 »
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 »
You’ve got your grades and you’re heading to uni! What now? Find your flatmates Once you’ve got your place in halls confirmed you can join various pages on Facebook for that building – EG. “Bournemouth Accommodation – Flat Mate Finder”. On there, a lot of people post their building and flat number so it’s really… Read more »
Bournemouth has plenty of options for social days and evenings out including: bowling, cinemas, clubs, restaurants, and beaches (just to name a few) but those are just the things on offer in the centre of town. In fact, Bournemouth is just a small part of the County of Dorset, and Dorset has many historic landmarks, beautiful coasts,… Read more »
Uni life = small bedrooms. The struggle is so real!! Hopefully some of these tips will help you make the most of your storage space whilst at uni!
Getting around Bournemouth and Poole doesn’t have to be expensive. The More Buses operate within most of the Dorset and Wiltshire counties, with a choice of ‘zone’ tickets which differ in price based on just how far out of Bournemouth you would like to travel, and maybe most importantly some services run all night long…. Read more »
Go on a Room Tour with me at each of the accommodation options BU has to offer.