BU’s Free Fall Society

My knees are tight against my stomach as I crouch on the solid plane floor. Multiple heads with helmets sit before me,  packed in like sardines, eagerly awaiting their turn. Now and again, their faces peer back, some eyes filled with fear, others glistening with excitement. As the engine roars and the plane propels upwards,… Read more »

Choosing Physiotherapy

Getting an offer from Bournemouth University for Physiotherapy has been one my biggest opportunities to date. Although coming straight from Sixth Form made me nervous initially, with perhaps less clinical experience than more mature students, I soon realised this is to everyone’s advantage. As a small cohort you get to know other students well and… Read more »

UCAS applications

What is the UCAS deadline for September 2018 applications? Applications for undergraduate courses should be submitted to UCAS by 6pm GMT on Monday 15 January 2018. We recommend providing a reference with your application. If you’re unable to provide this before submission, continue to submit your application but please bear in mind that a reference will be necessary for us… Read more »

Becoming a mature student midwife

Becoming a midwife has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember, but from leaving school my personal and professional life had taken me down a different path. That was until 2015 and the birth of my third child when my midwife told me she had started her training following the… Read more »

BSc Sports Therapy: new year, new course, new me

This is a guest blog written by Christian. Hello and welcome to my blog about sports therapy, a new course at Bournemouth University. I’m going to be telling you why I chose Bournemouth University and the Sports Therapy degree. I was born in Bournemouth and have lived here all my life, so why did I… Read more »

Why I love Occupational Therapy

From toddlers, tottering about and finding their feet in life, to the elderly approaching the end of theirs. From bustling classrooms, to orderly hospital wards, comfortable flats and family homes, you see a full spectrum of people and places as an occupational therapy student. For me, that’s what makes it so special. I truly believe… Read more »