Today’s the day – We’re open for clearing!

So today really is the day – the 5th July marks an exciting opportunity for many of you as Bournemouth University Clearing is now open! This is a little blog about applying to Bournemouth University through Clearing (and a little secret… it’s quick, easy and stress-free). What is Clearing? Clearing is organised by UCAS and… Read more »

My first year in the PR Industry

Name: Yana Miladinova Course: BA Public Relations Placement Company: Red Setter Placement Job Title: PR Account Executive Placement length: 15 months Placement company website: www.redsetteragency.com Your LinkedIn account link: www.linkedin.com/in/ymila/ My first year in the PR Industry I started my placement in June 2017 as a PR & Marketing Intern at Red Setter – B2B… Read more »

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 »