This is a guest blog by current student Kevin who studies BA (Hons) Media Production and applied through Clearing. In the middle of my A-levels at Colchester Sixth form, Essex, I decided to apply to go to university. At the time I was studying English, Media Studies and Religious Studies but was mostly interested in… Read more »
Boosting your CV and personal statement with different work skills and experiences can be a really good idea, placing yourself above those that may not have the experience but same level of education. Every year thousands of students finish school and college, but what sets you apart? If you’re competing against your peers and cohorts,… Read more »
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 »
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 »
Whether you’re in the process of deciding whether university is for you, or if you’re joining us this September, in this vlog I document the differences of studying at school v studying at university.
Join current student Oliver as he celebrates Bournemouth’s BourneFree Pride Festival!
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 »
This is a guest blog by current student Grace Cookson studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing who applied through Clearing. My journey at Bournemouth University began in July last year. I was driving home from work when I saw a Clearing sign outside the main Talbot campus. I live locally. Going to university wasn’t something I… Read more »
Our year at uni is split 50/50 between placement and practice. A uni week is made up of 37.5 hours of learning time, and a placement week is 37.5 hours of practice time. Each year we have to complete a minimum of 900 hours in practice, to allow us to become competent in all of… Read more »
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.
So if you don’t already know, there are literally tons of places to explore and visit as a student when at Bournemouth University. If you book halls for your first year, the majority offer an annual bus pass which is included in the price of your rent. When you look at the accommodation pages you’ll… Read more »