Managing stress through netball

Everyone has different coping mechanisms to deal with stress. Some people like to talk to their friends, go for a walk, take some time out. I like to throw myself into what I love best and that’s netball. Work, life balance is key. Find something that takes your mind away from work so when you… Read more »

De-stress with ReslifeBU

Throughout the year BU has loads of events and activities to help students de-stress. Back in January I was invited to document some of the activities that went on around exam time. If you like dogs, you’re in for a treat!

Yoga with ResLifeBU

ResLife is a programme run by staff and students at BU. The unique programme offers tons of activities throughout the year to help student wellbeing. Life’s about getting that balance, and that’s hard to do around ‘stressful’ assessment deadlines and exam dates but ReslifeBU have helped me and will for certain be there to help… Read more »

Nursing degrees at BU – what are they really like?

With a variety of nursing degrees available at BU, it’s important that you pick the course that is right for you. Nursing students Edward (BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing), Coral (BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing) and Sian (BSc (Hons) Children’s and Young People’s Nursing) tell us what they enjoy about their course and discuss the similarities… Read more »

Learning the importance of wine in the dining experience

This is a guest blog by current student Stella Silvente studying BA(Hons) International Hospitality Management. When telling people your major is in Hospitality it instantly serves this perception that you’re studying to become a hotelier or even a restaurateur which, are two very fantastic careers to find yourself in. However, for myself, this degree is… Read more »

Work placement success at IBM

This is a guest blog by Gemma Griffin, a BA (Hons) Business Studies graduate. I completed my work placement at IBM on London’s South Bank, working in the Product Marketing team. As part of my role, I helped to implement marketing strategies from our worldwide team into the UK & Ireland team, developing training initiatives to improve collaboration between… Read more »

My international work placement in Malaysia

This is a guest blog by current student Emily Poulton, studying BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology. In January 2018, two other students from my course and I travelled to Malaysia for a month-long placement dedicating our time and efforts working with a small selection of outreach workers from an organisation called AIDS Action & Research Group (AARG). Our aim? To help… Read more »

Anthropology degrees at BU

Want to study an Anthropology course but not sure which pathway to take? Why not see what Nura and Alex have to say about the similarities and differences between their two Anthropology courses and why they chose to study them. You’ll see Christchurch House, home to the bone lab and a lot of Anthropology lectures,… Read more »

Business degrees at BU

It can be tricky to narrow down your course choice when looking at university’s. But if you know your interested in Business Studies, you won’t need to choose your pathway option until the end of second year! Here at BU all of our first year students share the same first year  and this gives you… Read more »

The European Cyber Security challenge

This is a guest blog featuring Sophia McCall, studying BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Management. We’re proud of the achievements of all of our students, and are always pleased when their undoubted skills and abilities are recognised by others too. Second year BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Management student Sophia McCall is the latest example of a BU computing… Read more »