Juggling paid work and university

This is a guest blog by current student Gabriella Archeampong who studies BSc (Hons) Psychology and applied through Clearing. I came to BU through Clearing four years ago and I couldn’t be more happy with how things have turned out. Not getting your predicted grades and getting into your first choice of university can feel… 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 »

Arrivals quiz

This is a guest blog/quiz made by current student and blogger Alice. Lets get started… What kind of arrivals student are you? Question 1: It’s time to pack for the start of your very first term and you are…. A- Too nervous to pack! B- Pack? I haven’t even bought the essentials yet, arghhh! C-… Read more »

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How to get yourself out there

I can be an introvert at times. My advice for anyone who feels similarly; push yourself and say yes. Watch my vlog to find out how I got myself out of my room, meeting new people, making the best of my time as a student at BU.