The best apps for combating student life

There seems to be an app for everything nowadays. You can use them to monitor your fitness, find the name of that song you heard while out shopping, there’s even an app to help you find your friends! They can make your life a lot easier, particularly when you’re a student. Here are the top… Read more »

Media Student to cover the US Presidential Election

Bournemouth University students will work throughout the night to provide live coverage of the US Presidential Election across TV, radio and online platforms. Students from courses across the Faculty of Media & Communication will work together to produce analysis, interviews and results from the Presidential Election on Tuesday 8 November. The USA Votes 2016 project… Read more »

Budgeting as a student…

It’s the student stereotype to be a ‘poor student’, living off of baked beans and cereal, but with a bit of budgeting and planning you can make your money stretch. I’ve always thought budgeting and making sure I forward plan is important to avoid feeling stressed about money, so I can focus on other things… Read more »

Home vs Bournemouth

I am Jaime Gorman from Colorado and I have just started MLit (Hons) English here at BU. My arrival in the UK was more wonderful that I could have imagined and I would like to share my first day across the pond. Sunny blue vs misty green I landed in the UK on a misty… Read more »

A Day in the Life of a Communications and Media student

8:28 Wake up and feel ridiculously happy and impressed that I have woken up two minutes before my alarm. Two minutes of sleepy pillow time before I have to get up and face the world…. 9:00 Showered and dressed, and now for the arguably most important occasion of the day: breakfast. There’s nothing better than… Read more »

Beth’s favourite things to do in Bournemouth and Poole

One of my favourite things about Bournemouth is that there are so many activities that you can do around the local areas, other than the standard student plan of going out drinking at the weekend! Over the last two years I’ve been lucky enough to have done loads of different things in Bournemouth and Poole, during the… Read more »

Studying for a degree – is it enough?

Every year, thousands of students just like you and I decide to go to university and, more often than not, our decision to do so is based around wanting to increase our job prospects and widen our employment opportunities. While this is great it also means every year there are thousands of students like you… Read more »

Steph’s Personal Statement tips

If you’re in the middle of applying for university through UCAS, hopefully this video will give you a few tips about what to think about writing in your personal statement! Let me know if you have any queries 🙂 Twitter: www.twitter.com/stephcbisson