After receiving an email about the opportunity to attend the annual Florence Nightingale Commemoration Service in London, with a ceremony in Westminster Abbey, I was quick to send my email explaining why I wanted to go. Nursing is a career that requires strong voices, strong minds and openness to change, as Florence quoted, “how very… Read more »
Being a student nurse is one of the most rewarding degrees I could have imagined doing, not only am I constantly learning but I’m also getting to care for people. As a student nurse, my day-to-day life is quite different to that of other students, and here I’m hoping to give you an insight into… Read more »
There are many misconceptions about university. Some of you might think that uni students have lots of free time as we only have 8-10 hours of lecture/seminar time and the rest of the time it looks as though we just watch Netflix. Others might think that due to the level of study, all we do… Read more »
Having already completed a degree, I could say that coming back to university would be my greatest achievement to date. Coming to BU has given me loads of opportunities to expand my experiences and improve my CV for employment. I represent the university at sport and have been part of TeamBU’s lacrosse team since starting… Read more »
So you are in University – you have already taken the huge first step. But there are still plenty of things left to do that can help to guarantee that you get the most out of the hard work that you put in for the years you are here. The Careers Services at the University is there to… Read more »
Most students have a part-time job which helps with essentials and general living costs associated with being at uni. It also helps to top up the government bursary or loans that don’t always stretch as far as we’d like! I study Adult Nursing and I’ve found that HSS students are often placed under the added… Read more »
Coming to university knowing you will be needing more support than your peers makes the leap from school/college even more daunting. But rest assured, you can stop worrying. Bournemouth University has an Additional Learning Support (ALS) team who will support and help you every step of the way throughout your university journey. The team aren’t just… Read more »
Your placement year is a crucial part of your degree. It’s difficult to choose which company you want to work for when there is a plethora of companies across and beyond the country. Before you can even think about starting a placement, you need to ensure your CV represents the skills the company is looking for…. Read more »
Jessica is studying nursing at Bournemouth University, and has been on placement at Poole Hospital as a part of her study. Watch her #MyPlacementStory to see what Jessica has been up to.
Choosing a degree isn’t always easy, and sometimes although you want to go to university you may not understand which degree is right for you. Sometimes you have no idea what you want to do or find yourself struggling to pick between multiple subjects. It could even be that you have a career in mind… Read more »
Where is the best place to study? It’s an argument that goes all the way back to the time when universities first opened their doors. Essentially people are split in two parts, those who believe that you should study in the comfort of your room and those who think studying at the library is the… Read more »
Here is Donna Blake’s #MyPlacementStory. She’s studying nutrition and is really enjoying working as a Lab Technologist at DrinkCreate – analysing drinks – on her placement year.