Making halls a home

Moving away from home for the first time can be a very daunting experience for some students. Suddenly, you’re independent, making new friends and moving in somewhere you’ve never lived before. The best way to make your new accommodation feel like a home is to personalise it. Here’s some top tips on how to make… Read more »

Imi’s top tips to making halls a home

It can be a bit of a shock when you first arrive at university. Laden with all of your bags that you have just lugged up the stairs, you unlock the door and finally see your room for the first time only to be disheartened by the fact that it is just so plain and… Read more »

Your accommodation questions answered

Visit our new webpages to find out how and when to apply for accommodation.  1.     I’ve got BU as my insurance choice, am I able to secure my accommodation now? If you have selected BU as your insurance choice, you will be able to start the application process when you have met the conditions of your offer… Read more »

Unilove, Unilive, Unilet…!!

By Patricia Obawole 2nd year BU Student, LLB (Hons) Law So you’ve applied for Bournemouth University and they have given you an conditional offer. Congratulations!! Now you can start considering where you want to live. There’s a whole array of options to choose, from Corfe House (if you want the perfect scenery), Purbeck House (if you… Read more »

Alice's first year in halls

Living in Halls

By Alice Fiancet 1st year BU student, BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism One of the reasons you choose to move away from your home comforts for Uni is to gain independence and you can do this by living in Uni Halls. This can be an interesting experience and the first two weeks are when you can… Read more »

My Experience of Living in a Unilet House

By Callum Stevens 2nd year BU student, BSc (Hons) Computing I can still remember being on the computer and waiting for the chance to input my accommodation choice, for my first year at Bournemouth. My first choice admittedly was halls, and second choice was Unilet. I got my second choice being a Unilet House, as halls… Read more »

Opening a new door to a new world

By Louis Sherman 1st year BU student, BSc (Hons) Applied Geography You cannot really prepare yourself for halls, it is a really different experiences to whatever you may have had living in just a house with your family. First of all, all the usual rules of living in a house go out of the window…. Read more »

Not sure which accommodation to choose?

There’s a range of accommodation you can choose from. The student village is conveniently located on campus, so you’re minutes’ walk from the lecture theatres, which can of course be handy if you plan on spending hours in the library late at night or have a tendency to hit the snooze button on your alarm… Read more »