The NCCA is known for animation, but which course is right for you? I explain why I love my course and the reasons why I love studying at BU.
Choosing which course is right for you before going to university can be a challenge, no matter what industry you are looking at. Personally, my overall view about choosing a course shifted once I had attended one of Bournemouth University’s Open Days, as this gave me a clearer idea of what the media courses had… Read more »
It was December 2018 and my UCAS applications were fast approaching. I was 17 years old passing through the stressful senior life of high school. But I was not going to let the troubles I faced then to have a consequence of my future now. A few years prior, my sisters began their path of university to… Read more »
When it comes to making your choice around universities, you shouldn’t be focused on just their rating or teaching side of things. Their social side, accessibility and facilities they provide should play an important role. One of the main reasons I knew Bournemouth University was the university for me was the support they offer in… Read more »
With the UCAS application deadline approaching on 15 January 2020, I hope my 10 top tips may help you polish off your application. Good luck! Emily
When applying for university your personal statement is there to help place you above the other candidates, make you stand out and is really there to show off your skills, some personality, and your past qualifications to show why you should be picked over another person. As much as it may feel weird to write… Read more »
Boosting your CV and personal statement with different work skills and experiences can be a really good idea, placing yourself above those that may not have the experience but same level of education. Every year thousands of students finish school and college, but what sets you apart? If you’re competing against your peers and cohorts,… Read more »
Whether you’re in the process of deciding whether university is for you, or if you’re joining us this September, in this vlog I document the differences of studying at school v studying at university.
Applying to university can be stressful, and the financial side can be a huge decision breaker when deciding whether to come to university or not. It was definitely one of my initial worries, and although there is a maintenance loan which helps for living costs, this is something that has to be paid back and… Read more »
What financial help can I get? Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course Maintenance loans, provides you money at the start of each term (or monthly in Scotland) and the amount you get depends on your household income, where you study, where you live and how long for. Scholarships, available directly… Read more »
Uni is very different from school or college! You will most likely be expected to be a little more independent and are required to spend a good amount of time independently completing wider reading for your course. I definitely struggled with this when I arrived at uni, as although there is available support from lecturers… Read more »
One of the most relevant, slightly taboo topics at university is money. Let’s face it, university is expensive, from rent, to living costs to tuition fees. Although student finance is there to lend a helping hand, a lot of the time this just doesn’t stretch far enough to cover all necessary expenses. So, the simple… Read more »