University Life: Expectations vs Reality

So, September is coming, and university life is about to begin. Starting university truly is one of the most exciting things you go through as a young person. Life is about to get very different, very quickly, but it’s going to be a change that’s going to lead to some of the best friendships and… Read more »

Learning to work as a group, and working to learn as a group

Hello, my name is Patrycja from Poland, and I study BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art and Design at Bournemouth University. At university, there are lots of different ways to learn: some are implied by the type of assessment and some have to be discovered by the student themselves. Independent learning is a big part of… Read more »

Arrivals quiz

This is a guest blog/quiz made by current student and blogger Alice. Lets get started… What kind of arrivals student are you? Question 1: It’s time to pack for the start of your very first term and you are…. A- Too nervous to pack! B- Pack? I haven’t even bought the essentials yet, arghhh! C-… Read more »

Where do banks go on holiday? Observations from an Italian in the UK

Hi! I’m Lara Barusso, an Italian BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art Design course student at Bournemouth University. Here are a few of the interesting things I’ve experienced in the UK since moving here. In the year I have been in Bournemouth, I’ve noticed plenty of British strangeness! Something I was very surprised by at the… Read more »