Placements and what you can expect

Here at Bournemouth uni, nursing students are allocated their placements up to six weeks prior to starting placement, so there’s always an air of anticipation when allocation day arrives and everyone finds out what they’ve been given.  Everyone is excited and discussing their different allocations at uni today. Everyone speculates what placement will be like,… Read more »

Preparing for the job market

Patrick is a postgraduate student at BU, studying Graduate Diploma in Law, who writes about preparing for the jobs market and taking a Law pathway after his first degree in English. Choosing a career after university can seem like an impossible decision to make. What you may not realise is that many of the skills… Read more »

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 »

Tips to keep motivated!

From my experience, this kind of article usually tells you to get prepared, work hard, manage your time well and enjoy. So let’s get that out of the way from the beginning so we can get to the real stuff. That advice is usually very helpful at the beginning of term but I’ll let you… Read more »

3 myths about university

If you are looking at going to university, there are always going to be rumours and expectations about what it is really like. But are they always true? You will always be skint.   Ok, you many not be able to afford to dine out with 3 course meals every night but you definitely don’t… Read more »