Student finance

What financial help can I get? Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course Maintenance loans, provides you money at the start of each term (or monthly in Scotland) and the amount you get depends on your household income, where you study, where you live and how long for. Scholarships, available directly… Read more »

Received an offer? What are my next steps?

What does my offer mean? Once BU has made a decision on your application where you’ve successfully been offered a place to study with us, you’ll see one of the following entries via UCAS track as to the type of offer you’ve been given: Why is my offer higher than my predicted grades? Your offer… Read more »

Haven’t had a chance to visit us yet?

When are the next Open Days? Wednesday 14 February 2018 Saturday 10 March 2018 Wednesday 4 April 2018 Book here Are these different to the Autumn Open Days? There will be a variety of course specific activities such as mini lectures and workshops taking place to give you a taster of what it’s like to… Read more »

UCAS EXTRA – does this apply to me?

What is UCAS Extra? If you’ve applied and received decisions from five universities and either you weren’t offered a place or you declined all of your offers, you can still apply to one further university using UCAS Extra. Please note: You’ll only be able to apply to one course at a time, meaning you’ll not… Read more »

Student life

How far away is Bournemouth to London? You can catch the fast train service from London to Bournemouth, taking approximately one hour and 50 minutes.   What is the night life like in Bournemouth? With something going on every night of the week in bars, clubs and pubs across the town, it is no wonder that Bournemouth… Read more »

Accommodation

When does the accommodation portal open? From 10 April you’ll receive an email your log in, which is different to your myHub details, this will enable you to complete stage 1 of the process. More details can be found on our website. If you’re a Hotmail user, please check your spam or junk box. We… Read more »

Placement opportunities?

Why consider a placement? Your placement is a fantastic opportunity to network and, if you impress during your work experience, you may even find you have a job waiting for you when you graduate. Many of our graduates have been offered permanent roles with their placement firms – a testament to the skills and work ethic… Read more »

A guide to BU’s libraries

Bournemouth University has great library facilities, at both the Talbot and Lansdowne campuses, as well as online through MyBU. At the Talbot campus there is the Sir Michael Cobham Library, and at the Lansdowne campus there is the Bournemouth House Library. The Sir Michael Cobham Library is the larger of the two libraries, spanning over… Read more »

Your top questions

We’ve been busy answering your queries, so we thought it was time for another ‘Top Questions’ blog post. Here’s what you’ve been asking! What is Extra and when does it start? Extra is for applicants who have used all of their uni choices and want to apply to BU.  Please note you can only apply… Read more »

We answer your top questions

Have you got questions about BU? We’ve picked out some of your frequently asked questions… I’ve just received a conditional offer for BU, when can I book my accommodation? Congratulations, that’s great news! We are just finalising our release dates for undergraduate students joining us in September 2016. We will share these details in spring 2016…. 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 »

Top questions: deferrals special

Do you have questions about deferring your place? We’ve put together a special edition of ‘top things asked’ to bring you our deferrals special! I’m a deferred student, when can I start applying for accommodation?  How is this communicated to me? We’re just finalising our release dates for undergraduate students joining us in September 2016,… Read more »