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.

The BU starter kit

Have you heard about the starter kit?! The starter kit is a nice little extra that you receive when you start university life at Bournemouth University! It offers new undergraduate students the choice of one of three starter kits to choose from. Whatever your personality, there is something for everyone. If you’re a homebody and… Read more »