My marketing communications (BA) experience

My BU experience began when I literally couldn’t avoid the Media School’s popularity while searching for UK-based marketing courses. After weeks of filtering through all the different courses and attending various open days, Bournemouth landed the top four out of five places in my UCAS application! The Media School’s Marketing Communications, Advertising, PR and Media… Read more »

Admissions contacts

When applying for university, or even when your place is already secured, you might find yourself a bit confused, with so many questions that you want to ask. It might be that you’re not sure what to do about your accommodation, registration and enrolment, or where to find your timetable or how to register with a… Read more »

UCAS EXTRA – does this apply to me?

What is UCAS Extra? If you’ve applied and received decisions from five universities and either you weren’t offered a place or you declined all of your offers, you can still apply to one further university using UCAS Extra. Please note: You’ll only be able to apply to one course at a time, meaning you’ll not… Read more »

Preparing for the job market

Patrick is a postgraduate student at BU, studying Graduate Diploma in Law, who writes about preparing for the jobs market and taking a Law pathway after his first degree in English. Choosing a career after university can seem like an impossible decision to make. What you may not realise is that many of the skills… Read more »

Applying through UCAS – the basics

If you’re looking to apply through UCAS but not sure where to start, don’t worry! Our Future Students Enquiry Team have come up with some frequently asked questions that they’d like to help you with. What is the UCAS deadline for September 2020 applications? Applications for undergraduate courses should be submitted to UCAS by 6pm GMT… Read more »

Tips for writing a personal statement

When it comes to writing about ourselves, it can be difficult thinking about qualities or experiences that might be attractive to universities. And sometimes no matter how many guides you read or how many times you reorganise your paragraphs, you just cannot seem to get it right. Trust me, I have been there, which is… Read more »