Moving Back Home

Moving to university was a giant learning curve for me. I taught myself how to cook, how to motivate myself, how to clean a bathroom, the list could go on. So, moving back home has almost been another learning curve and has been in a lot of ways challenging, mostly because this independence that I… Read more »

I chose BU for several reasons

This is a guest blog by one of our Student Ambassadors, Tabby Bogdanova, who is in her final year of her BSc (Hons) Midwifery degree.  I chose to study at Bournemouth University for several reasons. As a mature student, relocation would have been disruptive for my family so it made sense to stay at home… Read more »

Being kind and supporting others

During this time of worry, isolation and uncertainty, it’s important more than ever to be kind and supportive of one another. As socialising becomes increasingly difficult (well non existent other than virtually), days feel like they are lasting forever! Here are a few tips on how you can show your love and support, help lift… Read more »

The Mature Student’s Perspective…

By Michelle Lillywhite 2nd year BU Student, BA (Hons) Social Work My oxford dictionary says that the word mature means ‘fully grown’ or ‘like a sensible adult’ so if we put this together with the word student this means they complement each other perfectly! Certainly some of my friends didn’t think I was making the… Read more »