Top places to escape exam stress

Spring has arrived, which means the pressure is on to start revising for your summer exams – but how can you do this in a way that isn’t stressful or mentally damaging? Well, I have devised a little Bournemouth-based getaway for you, showing you the best places you can go to escape the seemingly never-ending… Read more »

My marketing communications (BA) experience

My BU experience began when I literally couldn’t avoid the Media School’s popularity while searching for UK-based marketing courses. After weeks of filtering through all the different courses and attending various open days, Bournemouth landed the top four out of five places in my UCAS application! The Media School’s Marketing Communications, Advertising, PR and Media… Read more »

Stress-free studying

Studying for exams can be daunting. This blog aims to help make life that little bit easier for those balancing coursework and exams… Prioritisation – something I always do before every assignment. Which exams are worth more? Perhaps more time should be spent on the exam worth 70% compared to another unit’s 30% exam. Or… Read more »

Living in Winton

So Winton is the little area halfway between BU and Lansdowne (where all the first year halls are in town). Basically, most people tend to live in Winton in a shared house for second and final year whether that’s on Alma Road or Frederica. And even though we all reminisce about our ‘halls of residence days’, Winton… Read more »

The best ways to stay fit in Bournemouth

Keeping fit and healthy should be an important part of everyone’s lifestyle, particularly if you’re a student. If you’ve got exams or assignments coming up then keeping active is essential because a healthy body is key to a healthy mind. It’s even been said that exercise can actually encourage the growth of new brain cells… Read more »

Staying motivated during your studies

Third year BA (Hons) Business Studies student Corey Kemp shares his advice on staying motivated during your studies: Opportunity: I know assignments, coursework and exams can be seen as daunting but you should try and change your approach towards it. See it as an opportunity to showcase your hard work and your capabilities in your… Read more »

Emily and her trip to Blandford Brewery

Hi, I’m Emily, and I’m studying Biological Sciences in my second year at BU. On Wednesday 7th March, my course mates and I went on a trip to Blandford Brewery as part of our Microbiology unit. Throughout the trip, we were given a tour of the brewery, told in detail the complex process via which… Read more »

Rishi’s placement at Astute

Name: Rishi Matharu Course: BA Communication and Media Placement Job Title: Senior Business Development Specialist Placement Company: Astute, www.astute.com Three words to describe your placement: Challenging, Motivational, Aspiring Most interesting part of your placement: Supporting the new starters and also learning the various roles within the realm of marketing Hardest aspect of your placement: Getting into… Read more »

BU facilities tour!

It’s not all about libraries and lecture halls… This vlog takes you round BU’s facilities including the new Fusion building, Dylan’s bar and the best sunset views from the top floor! If you want to know anything about our facilities, drop a comment below. Thanks!    

A student’s guide to Bournemouth

Thinking of studying at Bournemouth University and wanting to get to know the area before you decide? Well, you’ve come to the right place! I’m Sam, and in this short video, I’ll be taking you around all the places you will spend your life here at Bournemouth University, from the sunny beach (voted the best… Read more »