Finding international food in Bournemouth

As a first-year Brazilian American living in Bournemouth, I am constantly searching for supermarkets that have Brazilian ingredients that no other cuisines have, or similar to those found in Asian Markets. Personally, I never ate many “American foods” in my household, but I find that British and American cuisines are synonymous in many ways. The… Read more »

My placement overseas in Vancouver

This is a guest blog by current student Siân Venables Hello there! My name is Siân and I am a placement student currently studying Computer Visualisation and Animation at Bournemouth University. I have spent the past eight months working in industry as a visual effects artist and, come September, I will be returning to BU… Read more »

Life as an LGBTQ+ individual in Bournemouth

  The autumn of 2015 was a time of drastic change for me… I had finished my studies at sixth form, moved to university and decided to come out publicly. Coming to uni as an openly gay man was a refreshing yet daunting task, having kept that side of my life private from those around… Read more »

My BA (Hons) sociology experience

This is a guest blog by current student Suzanne Ballamy studying BA (Hons) Sociology. I am currently a Sociology student at BU doing a placement year, and will be returning to Bournemouth in September to do my final year. My experience of my course may be slightly different to others as with choosing to take… Read more »