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 »

The wonders of a BU scholarship

I can’t stress enough how amazing it has been to be rewarded with an Academic Excellence Scholarship. Bournemouth University offers a range of scholarships, rewarding academic excellence, and musical or sporting talents. The fact there was a chance I could be awarded £1,500 encouraged me to work that little bit harder to achieve those grades… Read more »

Scholarships for international students

If Bournemouth University is your first choice you have already taken the first major step of giving your career a new direction. But, with that decision also comes an important issue: money and funding. Without further ado, I will go ahead and say that studying at University can be expensive for some of you, especially those coming… Read more »

Accommodation

When does the accommodation portal open? From 10 April you’ll receive an email your log in, which is different to your myHub details, this will enable you to complete stage 1 of the process. More details can be found on our website. If you’re a Hotmail user, please check your spam or junk box. We… Read more »

Placement opportunities?

Why consider a placement? Your placement is a fantastic opportunity to network and, if you impress during your work experience, you may even find you have a job waiting for you when you graduate. Many of our graduates have been offered permanent roles with their placement firms – a testament to the skills and work ethic… Read more »