Overcoming challenges

Isla’s a recent BU graduate and is currently working as Marketing and Events Assistant at BU. In this blog, she reveals the ups and downs of getting to uni… Rewind to September 2014 and there’s me, sat up in bed, the night before heading off to BU to study BA (Hons) Events Management, absolutely freaking… Read more »

Top places to escape exam stress

Spring has arrived, which means the pressure is on to start revising for your summer exams – but how can you do this in a way that isn’t stressful or mentally damaging? Well, I have devised a little Bournemouth-based getaway for you, showing you the best places you can go to escape the seemingly never-ending… Read more »

Stress-free studying

Studying for exams can be daunting. This blog aims to help make life that little bit easier for those balancing coursework and exams… Prioritisation – something I always do before every assignment. Which exams are worth more? Perhaps more time should be spent on the exam worth 70% compared to another unit’s 30% exam. Or… Read more »

Six study tips

That dreaded time of year is nearly upon us again…exam season. For a lot of people, exams can cause stress, nerves and a lot of anxiety, but it doesn’t need to be that way. By properly preparing for your exams you can have more confidence in yourself and eliminate those feelings of stress. Here are… Read more »

Healthy eating

We all know that when exam season comes around it is hard to focus and sometimes when we are stressed we just eat everything and anything that we can get our hands on! Sometimes this even leads us to feel worse because we’ve eaten things that aren’t healthy… Today I’m going to give you guys… Read more »

Amy’s revision tips

Exams are almost certainly the worst part of education, hands down. They make you stress and revise for so long that by the end you feel like you have been revising forever. But there are some simple ways to make your life easier when dealing with exams. So, here are some revision tips that will… Read more »

Revision survival guide

A-level and BTEC exams are fast approaching and I’m sure a lot of you have this revision malarkey well and truly underway. Having taken my A-levels fairly recently, I know only too well how difficult it is to stick to a strict revision routine. That little voice in your head saying “I’ll start tomorrow” plays… Read more »