My Story So Far – The Beginning of a Journey

Hi, everyone! My name is Maria and I’m currently doing a bachelor’s degree in International Hospitality Management. Being an international student, as well as a first-year undergraduate student, I am quite familiar with the amount of emotions one might feel at the prospect of choosing to follow a course abroad. Although uncertain at first, after… Read more »

My first few days of starting uni

This is a guest blog by current student Alice. I moved to Bournemouth on Saturday the 16th September 2017 and what a whirlwind it was! So I thought for any freshers out there who are about to join Bournemouth University, I would break down my first few days in Bournemouth to give an overview of… Read more »

My First Term As A Fresher

When it comes to starting University, it may seem like the hardest thing that you have done in your life so far. For me, that was very true. I had never done something so challenging in my life. Leaving my family, my friends, my partner and my home; to kickstart my life and make a… Read more »

The start of uni with Club Soda

This is a guest blog by Eleanor Townend. Fresher’s is great for getting to know the people around you, the beautiful Bournemouth area and of course for making those lifetime new friends- But what if you don’t fancy drinking alcohol during week one, or maybe just need a rest from the ‘bar type’ environment, but… Read more »

Tips to keep motivated!

From my experience, this kind of article usually tells you to get prepared, work hard, manage your time well and enjoy. So let’s get that out of the way from the beginning so we can get to the real stuff. That advice is usually very helpful at the beginning of term but I’ll let you… Read more »

Why meeting people isn’t as scary as it seems

As cliché as it sounds, everyone is in the same position. People you share a flat with, those on your course, and the person you sit behind on the uni bus, are all embarking on this exciting journey together in a completely new city!                                             Trust me, after a couple of weeks you’ll feel right… Read more »