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.
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 »
Applying to university can be stressful, and the financial side can be a huge decision breaker when deciding whether to come to university or not. It was definitely one of my initial worries, and although there is a maintenance loan which helps for living costs, this is something that has to be paid back and… Read more »
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 »
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 »
This is guest blog by current student Ed Parker, studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. As a youngster, I invested thousands of hours into developing my musical skills, and performed at a high level. When I made a career change and decided to go back to university to study nursing, I was concerned I would not have the time or… Read more »
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 »
This is a guest blog by current student Rebecca studying BSc (Hons) Midwifery. Being a 38 year old mature student with 3 children, about to embark on a full time degree was pretty daunting at first. I had done my research and knew that the Midwifery degree required commitment and dedication and I did wonder… Read more »
Watch my vlog where I share some of my top tips for budgeting whilst living and studying as a student. I talk water bottles, to washing up liquid, discount cards and vouchers!If you have any questions or comments please leave them below.
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!
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 »
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 »