Plastic dollies and knitted boobs

The student midwife is a strange species to observe around the university and even stranger in placement. They tend to be seen carrying odd items that they call the tools of the trade. As a student midwife we are expected to have our own bag of tools. So, let’s take a look and see what’s… Read more »

Finding international food in Bournemouth

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 »

My placement overseas in Vancouver

This is a guest blog by current student Sian Venables studying BA (Hons) Computer Animation Technical Arts. What tool/resource did you find the most helpful in your placement search?  My LinkedIn profile – I set up my LinkedIn profile before I applied to university, but only started making use of it when I began properly networking there. University organised talks I attended in my first and second years… Read more »

My BA (Hons) sociology experience

This is a guest blog by current student Suzanne Ballamy studying BA (Hons) Sociology. I am currently a Sociology student at BU doing a placement year, and will be returning to Bournemouth in September to do my final year. My experience of my course may be slightly different to others as with choosing to take… Read more »

Isobel Butler attends the SURE Conference

This is a guest blog by current student Isobel Butler studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. I applied for the SURE conference as I thought it would be an excellent opportunity for me to share my research with others. I also wished to meet people who had similar interests in research and to learn something from… Read more »

How important are grades? What does (Hons) mean? A comparison of Polish and English universities

Hello, my name is Patrycja and I am studying BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art and Design at Bournemouth University. I’m from Poland and one of the biggest differences between studying in Poland and the UK are the university grading systems. This was quite a surprise for me and it was something I had to get… Read more »