Funding my studies

Most students have a part-time job which helps with essentials and general living costs associated with being at uni. It also helps to top up the government bursary or loans that don’t always stretch as far as we’d like! I study Adult Nursing and I’ve found that HSS students are often placed under the added… Read more »

My experience with BU’s Additional Learning Support team

Coming to university knowing you will be needing more support than your peers makes the leap from school/college even more daunting. But rest assured, you can stop worrying. Bournemouth University has an Additional Learning Support (ALS) team who will support and help you every step of the way throughout your university journey. The team aren’t just… 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 »

Sharing undergraduate research: how SURE led one student to Norway and beyond

Next year Bournemouth University will be hosting the British Conference of Undergraduate Research, an international showcase of research from undergraduates of all disciplines.  Students submit an abstract and if accepted to the conference, have the chance to share their work through a poster, oral presentation or art displays.  It’s a great opportunity to get an… Read more »

British Conference of Undergraduate Research 2017

The British Conference of Undergraduate Research (BCUR) celebrates undergraduate research from across all disciplines. Each year a different British university plays host to the conference, welcoming undergraduates from all over the country as they present papers, posters, workshops and performances. In 2017, BCUR will be coming to Bournemouth University (BU). This prestigious annual conference will… Read more »

BU graduates celebrate work on Joss Stone’s new music video

LoveLove Films, which was founded and is managed by BU Graduate Georgina Hurcombe, are incredibly pleased to announce their latest music video, created for the multi platinum album selling soul singer-songwriter Joss Stone. The company is based in Bournemouth and five BU alumni from LoveLove Films, as well as Georgina herself, worked on the new video for… Read more »

BU students in Magna Carta 800th anniversary exhibition

Bournemouth University has been helping to promote the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta, and were commissioned by Salisbury Cathedral to make four media installations. RedBalloon, the professional production arm of The Faculty of Media and Communication at Bournemouth University, produced two films, an animation and an interactive for the exhibition, which is… Read more »