Waiting for your application response

Having completed your full application to UCAS and having carried out all aspects of that including: writing your personal statement, stating your college/school grades etc., you then have the joy of waiting. It’s boring, I know. When I was waiting for my replies, I was checking my emails every chance I got. That is why… Read more »

Your application questions

The UCAS deadline is fast approaching, so here are some answers to your top questions. When can we start applying for student finance? Firstly you don’t need to have a confirmed place at BU to apply.  You can start applying now through Student Finance England.  You may find these student finance videos and other resources helpful… Read more »

A parent’s view of applying to uni

We all love reading Jessica Alexander’s blogs. Now Jess’s mum has kindly offered to share her story about what it’s like to support someone as they go through the uni application process. Helping your child through the university application process is exciting but not without its moments of tension. Thinking about it now, a few years… Read more »

Why I gave up working for myself to go to university

When someone suggested I go to university at the age of 24, I thought they were crazy – I surely wouldn’t get accepted in to uni at my age! But after visiting the Bournemouth University website and reading about the interesting courses on offer, I decided to find out if it was actually an option… Read more »