Second year accommodation can be a really important decision that needs to be made. I’m currently a second year student but I decided to stay living in halls. There are so many reasons why I decided to do this, but I talk about 3 that were important to me.
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 »
This is a guest blog by current student Alice. As I am now a third year student (wow where has the time gone?!) I thought I would share some of my top tips that I picked up along the way during my first year at BU: 1) Planning is key It doesn’t matter how you… Read more »
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 »
Starting university is one of life’s big stepping stones. You are about to embark on a new and exciting chapter in your life and in my opinion this is something to prepare for in order to enjoy every moment of it! Going to Bournemouth University is the opportunity of a lifetime, and staff, other students… Read more »
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 »
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 »
In this vlog I talk about why going to university isn’t as bad or as scary as you may think!
As an EU student, I did not get the chance to visit Bournemouth university or the halls when I was making my decision. When I was choosing my new home away from home I had to do it just by looking at the photos on the website, searching on google maps for locations, and comparing… Read more »
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 »
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 »
You’ve got your grades and you’re heading to uni! What now? Find your flatmates Once you’ve got your place in halls confirmed you can join various pages on Facebook for that building – EG. “Bournemouth Accommodation – Flat Mate Finder”. On there, a lot of people post their building and flat number so it’s really… Read more »