Category: Finance

Student Finance – Everything you need to know!

It’s student finance time! By now you will have sent of your UCAS applications to your chosen universities and will be eagerly awaiting a response. You need to make sure you are aware of how much going to university will cost you and what finances you are eligible for. Let me break it down for… Read more »

Need a little support? BU’s got you

Moving to Bournemouth is one of the best things that’s happened to me, but moving to uni is a big step for everyone and, although we may not admit it, we could all do with a little extra support from time to time. You’re not alone! BU’s got everything from academic and financial support to… Read more »

The wonders of a BU scholarship

I can’t stress enough how amazing it has been to be rewarded with an Academic Excellence Scholarship. Bournemouth University offers a range of scholarships, rewarding academic excellence, and musical or sporting talents. The fact there was a chance I could be awarded £1,500 encouraged me to work that little bit harder to achieve those grades… Read more »

Finances… I’m not really sure what I need to know !?!

I’m guessing most of you have heard about a little thing called Student Finance England? For those of you who haven’t it’s basically the government lending moneys to pay for aspects of your university life, including tuition fees, maintenance costs  and, if you qualify  maybe even a grant (all depending on your household income). So… Read more »

Finding part-time work to support your studies

One of the most exciting messages that a student receives is the text from student finance, saying that your loan is in process and should be within your account within three days. You can almost hear the cheers of the students if you listen close enough! But after a few spontaneous trips to Bournemouth town… Read more »

Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence

Each year Bournemouth University hosts SURE – Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence – a conference designed for undergraduates to share their research.  In 2016, Rosie Lumley, a nutrition student from the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences was awarded the Research Excellence prize for her poster demonstrating the signs of malnutrition in older people.  Below she shares… Read more »

Study or work abroad

My name is Diman Velev, I am originally from Bulgaria, and I came to the UK in September 2015 to study Tourism Management. I chose Bournemouth University because it was the best place to study Tourism Management and I’ve always wanted to study abroad. So far studying and working abroad has been a really positive… Read more »

Budgeting as a student…

It’s the student stereotype to be a ‘poor student’, living off of baked beans and cereal, but with a bit of budgeting and planning you can make your money stretch. I’ve always thought budgeting and making sure I forward plan is important to avoid feeling stressed about money, so I can focus on other things… Read more »