Myth-busting common university worries

There are a few stereotypes about being a student – pot noodles, going out all the time – and these can cause future undergraduates to worry about what their life will really be like at uni, but these things don’t have to be true. Five of the most common myths about moving to university and… Read more »

Advice I would give my first year uni self

As a final year student, I’m sharing some advice that I would now give myself if I was starting university again as a first year based on everything I’ve learnt during my three years at BU. Covering everything from A Level results day to choosing accommodation to meeting new people, hopefully this will help out… Read more »

Three things I wish ‘first-year-me’ knew

It’s been four years and I still haven’t sussed out uni-life, but we had a lot of fun trying to figure it all out. Looking back, there are definitely a few things I wish someone had told me from the start! 1. Try your best in first-year assignments to understand what kind of grades you… Read more »

10 words of wisdom I would tell my Fresher-self

OPEN Be open to making new friends all of the time. It is so easy to cling to the first two people you see during fresher’s week, but try to avoid it! I realised this early on and discovered that at BU there is a huge community of students with different nationalities and backgrounds, embrace… Read more »