This is a guest blog by current student Rachel Morley, currently studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. Hi I’m Rachel and I am going to talk a little about my experience of applying through Clearing at Bournemouth University. This time last year, university was only mentioned to me and the thought of applying was terrifying. I was… Read more »
To celebrate International Midwives Day on 5 May, current student Jess, shares some tips on how to write a personal statement if your applying for BSc (Hons) Midwifery. Writing about yourself in general is hard enough but when you only have 4,000 characters to make a great first impression, mention all your transferable skills, talk… Read more »
Choosing a subject to study at university can be difficult, especially as this is going to be the main thing you spend at least 80% of your time on for the next three or four years. When making this choice I personally got pretty confused as even if you have narrowed down the universities you… Read more »
When it comes to making your choice around universities, you shouldn’t be focused on just their rating or teaching side of things. Their social side, accessibility and facilities they provide should play an important role. One of the main reasons I knew Bournemouth University was the university for me was the support they offer in… Read more »
When applying for university your personal statement is there to help place you above the other candidates, make you stand out and is really there to show off your skills, some personality, and your past qualifications to show why you should be picked over another person. As much as it may feel weird to write… Read more »
Quite often the interview you have for a University is the first proper interview you’ll have in your lifetime so it can be extremely nerve-wracking and scary! Fear not, most people are in the same position as you and it as equally terrified! Trust me when I say that the interviews are not something to… Read more »
Have you used all your UCAS choices for university and still don’t have any offers? Luckily, you’re reading this blog – I’m going to explain everything you have to know about UCAS Extra and adding an extra university option. SO take a deep breath, relax -all will be ok I promise! What makes me… Read more »
If you are sat thinking this right now don’t worry! You are for sure not alone. The decision on whether or not to go to university is a big one and requires some thought and consideration before committing to the idea. One of the hardest things about deciding whether uni is for you or not,… Read more »
In this vlog I talk personal statement do’s and don’ts!
Be ahead of the game and fully-prepared for placement year by reading this short blog, where I cover applying, the role, location, rent and advice. Placement year comes round so quick so make sure you’re forward thinking as soon as you go into second year! Applying – to make sure you have a placement lined… Read more »
When it comes to writing about ourselves, it can be difficult thinking about qualities or experiences that might be attractive to universities. And sometimes no matter how many guides you read or how many times you reorganise your paragraphs, you just cannot seem to get it right. Trust me, I have been there, which is… Read more »
I talk about how Bournemouth Uni has been fulfilling my expectations in my one and a bit years studying here! I also mention the importance of thinking about what you want to get out of uni before you come.