Agata’s Come dine with me week

University is not just all about studying and spending all your time in the library. It also about having fun, meeting new people, spending time with your friends and trying new things. Some people think that the only way of socialising at uni is going out clubbing. However, I completely disagree with that. There is… Read more »

So, what’s all this about volunteering?

During my second year at Bournemouth, I decided that I should get more involved with volunteering opportunities around me. I’d briefly looked at the SUBU Volunteering stand at Freshers Fair, but to be honest the free Starbucks and Lidl give away bags sort of distracted me! Still, I decided to be productive and get online… Read more »

Being a student rep – what you need to know

So you wanna be a student rep? Or maybe you’re just interested in what it involves… Student reps are voted for by their peers and spend the year representing the voices of the class, usually a ratio of 1 rep to 15-20 students. I was voted as student rep for my second and third year… Read more »

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 »