Learning to work as a group, and working to learn as a group

Hello, my name is Patrycja from Poland, and I study BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art and Design at Bournemouth University. At university, there are lots of different ways to learn: some are implied by the type of assessment and some have to be discovered by the student themselves. Independent learning is a big part of… Read more »

From studying BTEC’s to studying at university. My Clearing experience.

This is a guest blog by current student Kenneth Dumbura, who currently studies BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance and came through Clearing. Before I came to Bournemouth University I was studying for a BTEC Extended Diploma (level 3), in IT (Information Technology). BTEC qualifications vary, but essentially they are considered to be slightly more vocational… Read more »

My placement overseas in Vancouver

This is a guest blog by current student Siân Venables Hello there! My name is Siân and I am a placement student currently studying Computer Visualisation and Animation at Bournemouth University. I have spent the past eight months working in industry as a visual effects artist and, come September, I will be returning to BU… 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 »

The European Cyber Security challenge

This is a guest blog featuring Sophia McCall, studying BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Management. We’re proud of the achievements of all of our students, and are always pleased when their undoubted skills and abilities are recognised by others too. Second year BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Management student Sophia McCall is the latest example of a BU computing… Read more »