If you are planning to move away from home to go to university, once you have accepted your offer, you will probably want to start thinking about your new accommodation! This is very exciting as for many students, it is the first chance that we get to live independently. Move in day is a special… Read more »
Moving into university accommodation can be daunting, but here are a few quick tips on how to settle in and make it truly feel like your home away from home!
It’s International Honeybee Day! This is a day to raise awareness and celebrate the contribution that honeybees make to our lives, with the aim of protecting this important species. Why are Honeybees so special? Honeybees are pollinators (among other species such as butterflies, beetles and bumble bees, but today isn’t about them so they can… Read more »
I came to Bournemouth four years ago and started my degree in Events Management. The first two years were about learning the ropes and taking on different challenges along the way. Here’s my 10 piece of advice I wish someone had told me before I moved to university, and some that I hope will help… Read more »
Today is International Chicken Wing Day! Yep you read that right, today is a day we celebrate all things chicken wings. There is a great range of places to get all different kinds of chicken wings in Bournemouth… but just so there is something for everyone, let’s talk about all of the great food places… Read more »
Cocktail lover? You’ve come to the right place! University nights out can become expensive especially when you start to drink only when you get to the club, so many students will have a ‘pres’ drink before leaving for the club! Why not spice up your pre-drinks by creating some easy and simple cocktails! If you… Read more »
Congratulations on getting into Bournemouth University, but what happens now and what do you prepare? Preparing for uni can be much more than just a suitcase full of clothes, there is a range of other things you can do to ensure you feel as ready as you can for uni, and the upcoming summer months… Read more »
One of the main reasons I have loved studying Geography at BU is the range of fantastic trips I have been able to go on! From the very first introductory trip to Weymouth in first year, right up to doing field work at Hengistbury Head in final year, here is a round-up highlight of the… Read more »
Today is World Population Day, which is an annual event to raise awareness of global population issues. Bournemouth University has a growing population and is now home to around 18,000 students. Much of this population is split into smaller sub-populations (totally not sure if that’s a word I just invented… but lets go with it… Read more »
The step up from school to university is probably one of the biggest (and most exciting!) ones you will take in your educational career. One minute you’re in the midst of being chased for coursework, making appointments for parents evening and asking to go to the toilet in class, and the next… you’re having to… Read more »
There’s a lot of information out there about what university life is actually like, but… if you’d like to learn the truth about most things, check out the vlog below! In this video I aim to bust some myths and expose the truth about some rumours that travel around regarding university experiences.
Today is International Plastic Bag Free Day! This is such an important day of the year for spreading global awareness on sustainability. Creating a plastic bag free planet is a matter of ongoing urgency, as it should be considering the amount of plastic polluting our global oceans and destroying our planet. At BU, sustainability is one… Read more »