With its 10-mile-long promenade, rich countryside and well-organised roads, Bournemouth offers a great place to hop on a bike to commute or explore, trust me!! With its eco-mind, the university fully supports you bringing your bike to the seaside and offers a variety of services to support you doing so, and to keep you and… Read more »
Just like all of us, the planet needs some LOVE too and GLOBAL WARMING is REAL (despite what Donald Trump says) and here at BU we are encouraged to be as environmentally friendly as possible. There are many ways YOU can have FUN this summer by SAVING our home. Recycling, reusing, reducing your carbon footprint…. Read more »
Which Accommodation Is Best For You? Choosing accommodation for university can be confusing with all the criteria to consider and it becomes a mine field when you can’t decide which one you like best. This simple little flow diagram quiz I’ve created, should help you narrow it down to at least one or two! Just… Read more »
Cold weather, a smell of cinnamon biscuits and mince pies, Christmas tree, tinsels and a mug of hot chocolate. There is nothing that could possibly sound better than going home for Christmas when you are drowning in deadlines this December. It is honestly, the light at the end of the tunnel. And yet, here you… Read more »
It’s that time of year where you will be putting you UCAS application together ready for the January UCAS deadline and you might be thinking to yourself – am I ready for this change!? School is a pretty familiar setting for everyone but when you’re thinking of coming to uni, there’s a quite a lot… Read more »
If your starting to think about your UCAS application for January 2019 and ermming and ahhhing about which university to choose, the best advice I could give is to attend an Open Day! Going to an Open Day is the perfect way to get an idea of what life is like at that university, whether… Read more »
According to the Higher Education Funding Council for England, the number of mature (aged 21 or over) UK-domiciled students starting full-time first degrees has steadily increased over the past decade. It rose to 70,215 in 2015-16, which was an increase of 2.9 per cent on the previous year. It’s true what they say, returning to full-time… Read more »
So for those of you who have just started this September! Welcome. As term heats up and those assignments start rolling in, check out the ways I like to relax when things at uni get a little bit stressful.
What is a student ambassador and what is it all about!? A student ambassador is someone that works for the uni, with flexible working hours and can take on many fun tasks throughout the year. The work is really varied and you can choose what you would like to get involved with. Being employed as… Read more »
It’s been four years and I still haven’t sussed out uni-life, but we had a lot of fun trying to figure it all out. Looking back, there are definitely a few things I wish someone had told me from the start! 1. Try your best in first-year assignments to understand what kind of grades you… Read more »
An interview with Shauna- a final year BA (Hons) Sociology and Anthropology student. Hi Shauna, tell us about the Global Talent Programme (GTP) at BU. What is it all about? For me the Global Talent Programme was an opportunity to engage with an original style of learning on top of my course and develop global… Read more »
I talk about some of my favourite books for World Book Day!