Within this year I have been lucky enough to be able to explore various cities within the UK and the surrounding areas. Also, after making friends with a Tourism student, I was able to aid her in her research of the UK. I even joined her to explore Bournemouth’s local history, much of which can… Read more »
If you’re anything like me, then you like going out and getting a good photo for Instagram. If you’re joining Bournemouth University this September, here’s where you should head with your phone and a good friend to take that all important shot!!
College and sixth-form is an exciting time, its when you first start to feel smaller parts of yourself become independent, whilst also having a school like network behind you still supporting you. In the UK, it is now a legal requirement to stay in education until you are 18. So when it comes to university… Read more »
I’m Lara Barusso, a BA Computer Animation Art & Design student from Italy. Surprisingly, there are many Italians in Bournemouth; I’ve even found them in my same course, and in the years above me. I have met lots of Italians outside of class and outside of uni, although most of them came here to study,… Read more »
There’s always things to do in and around Bournemouth. If your around town this summer, here are a few ideas to tick off your bucket list!
Bournemouth is known for its social atmosphere and the vast number of bars, pubs and restaurants!!! Students of BU get to enjoy Bournemouth’s best bits just as much as any resident here. From the Student Union’s on campus bar, Dylan’s to the beach bar, Aruba, here is a list of Bournemouth’s Best Bars (in no… Read more »
I’m Lara Barusso, a BA Computer Animation Art and Design student from Italy, and I have some top student shopping tips to share with you all! As a student, I definitely don’t have much money, so I try my best to save what I can, and during my time here I have found a few… Read more »
First time in a foreign country Studying in a foreign country means living there continuously, without the comfort of family or friends you may have known for years (if not decades, if you’re an older student!) Of course, it might be stressful or uncomfortable at the beginning, but you’re only just getting used to your… Read more »
As a first-year Brazilian American living in Bournemouth, I am constantly searching for supermarkets that have Brazilian ingredients that no other cuisines have, or similar to those found in Asian Markets. Personally, I never ate many “American foods” in my household, but I find that British and American cuisines are synonymous in many ways. The… Read more »
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 »
Hello, my name is Patrycja, I come from Poland and I am a first year BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art and Design student at BU. Bournemouth is an English town, right? Well yes and no. I find Bournemouth to be very international as there are people from all around the world, and this makes me… Read more »
Did you know that BU has been awarded EcoCampus Platinum? If you’re anything like me sustainability is important and during my time at BU I definitely feel encouraged to do as much as I can for the environment. There are so many ways you can do this (join me in future vlogs), but today I’m… Read more »