Top tips on finance and budgeting

Watch mine and Megan’s video on how to budget your student finance. We cover topics including food shopping, travel, university resources and treating yourself! Watch to also find out some helpful apps that you can use for deals and discounts with your favourite brands.

Juggling paid work and university

This is a guest blog by current student Gabriella Archeampong who studies BSc (Hons) Psychology and applied through Clearing. I came to BU through Clearing four years ago and I couldn’t be more happy with how things have turned out. Not getting your predicted grades and getting into your first choice of university can feel… Read more »

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 »

What the Academic Excellence Scholarship means to Jakub

This is a guest blog by current student Jakub Benek, studying BSc (Hons) Computing. When I initially applied to Bournemouth University, I hadn’t really looked  into the financial side of things too much. I know Universities have scholarships but many of them you apply for and I hadn’t looked or thought to do that. When… Read more »

My role as a Schools Liaison Ambassador

This is a guest blog by current student Modalmu, who is studying BSc (Hons) Psychology and works as a Schools Liaison ambassador. Hi, my name is Modolamu, I am a final year psychology student and currently a student ambassador for Bournemouth university. My role as a student ambassador varies from working in the office, giving… Read more »

The January pinch. Feed 4 for under £4

It’s the New Year, it’s a new term, and if your anything like me you might be wondering how you spent so much over the Christmas break . Don’t worry, watch my vlog on feeding 4 for £4!

New Year – How to eat healthy on a budget

The festivities are now over and the student loan has finally dropped but how can we combine trying to eat healthier whilst budgeting for the entire semester? Here are some handy tips: Check for supermarket reductions It’s not always fresh produce that has a short shelf life which can be found reduced but sometimes dented… Read more »

The wonders of a BU scholarship

I can’t stress enough how amazing it has been to be rewarded with an Academic Excellence Scholarship. Bournemouth University offers a range of scholarships, rewarding academic excellence, and musical or sporting talents. The fact there was a chance I could be awarded £1,500 encouraged me to work that little bit harder to achieve those grades… Read more »