Becoming a Physiotherapist during a Pandemic

This is a guest blog post by current student Rebekah Phillips, studying BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. Hello, my name is Rebekah a (now) final year Physiotherapy student at Bournemouth University. I started University like the majority of students, I moved away from home and settled in Student Accommodation where I quickly learnt to fend for myself… Read more »

Highlight of my three-year journey studying Sociology at BU

This is a guest blog by Henry Fitch-Bartlett, final year BA (Hons) Sociology student who will be graduating from BU with first class honours. After three years studying Sociology, my time at Bournemouth University has come to an end. Throughout my studies I have focused on a wide range of subjects that have been engaging…. Read more »

My Clearing journey at BU

This is a guest blog by current student Rachel Morley, currently studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. Hi I’m Rachel and I am going to talk a little about my experience of applying through Clearing at Bournemouth University. This time last year, university was only mentioned to me and the thought of applying was terrifying. I was… Read more »

My frontline experience as a physiotherapy student

This is a guest blog by current student Emma Blackman, currently studying BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. COVID-19, what a rollercoaster. Working on the elderly care unit throughout this time has been heart wrenching and emotionally challenging at best. I have witnessed the absolute worst and the absolute best in a matter of months. The team-work I have… Read more »

Story of an Operating Department Practice student

Hello everybody!  My name is Katie Pitcher and I am in the first cohort of degree student in Operating Department Practice (ODP) at Bournemouth Uni! What’s an ODP? This is a question I get asked daily!  Not a lot of people know what the role of an ODP is, so let me explain. Operating Department Practitioners… Read more »

My journey into mental health nursing

This is a guest blog by Sophie Robertson, current PGDip Mental Health Nursing student who recently had her dissertation from her Psychology degree at BU published in the Journal of Eating Disorders. My student journey started by enrolling onto the BSc (Hons) Psychology degree course at Bournemouth University. I always loved the idea of helping… Read more »