Second Year: International Field Trip to Costa Rica

So I’m studying BSc (Hons) Geography! The international field trip is an optional unit in the second year of some courses under the category of Life and Environmental Sciences in the faculty of Science and Technology including Geography, Environmental Science, Ecology and Wildlife Conservation and Biological Sciences. The destination of the trip has been known… Read more »

Global Talent Programme

BU’s Global Talent Programme has been co-created with employers to help its students to demonstrate that they have the attributes needed to work in a truly global way. Currently over 850 students are part of the extra-curricular programme that gives them the opportunity to develop new skills, meet employers, win badges, play games and achieve the… Read more »

Healthy Eating away from Home

Hello! I am Inta from Canada, studying a BA (Hons) International Hospitality & Tourism Management at BU. I know from experience that healthy eating while at uni isn’t always the easiest thing to do. As a Canadian living in the UK, healthy foods aren’t exactly part of the British cuisine although it is getting better!… Read more »

Abigail’s Journey to BU

“I was dead-set on Bournemouth and believed that whatever vision I had would definitely be met”. My journey to Bournemouth University started in 2014 during a midnight scroll around the Internet looking for a university with an excellent media department. Through my internet searching I came across BU and I was immediately sold because of… Read more »

Jaimalee

Jaimalee’s journey to BU

As I started preparing my daughter Jennea for the bright, yet challenging, world ahead of her at her own university last year, she asked with concern and love, “What are you going to do now mum?” Without thinking, I answered her as I always had: “Live bold, follow bliss, experience despite fear”. I’ve said these… Read more »

Nanna’s journey to BU

We’ve been asking our arriving students from outside the UK to share their journey to BU through blogs, vlogs and photos. Nanna Lund Nielsen’s joining us from Denmark on BA (Hons) Computer Visualisation and Animation. Watch her journey below…  

Ally Arthur-Worsop

When two cultures collide (Part 2)

Gabriela Sonomura, an undergraduate student from Brazil, joined BU during a one-month voluntary placement. To help Gabriela integrate and learn more about BU and student life in the UK, current student Ally Arthur-Worsop spent time with her, going to lectures and working together. Here Ally gives her account of what they learned from each other…… Read more »

Sam Squelch (RKEO), Rebecca Marney (BU Events) and Gabriela Sonomura helping with the organisation of the SURE conference at BU on 4 March 2015

When two cultures collide (Part 1)

Gabriela Sonomura, an undergraduate student from Brazil, joined BU during a one-month voluntary placement. To help Gabriela integrate and learn more about BU and student life in the UK, current student Ally Arthur-Worsop spent time with her, going to lectures and working together. Here Gabriela gives her account of what they learned from each other…… Read more »

Two students socialising at Dylans

An International Welcome

By Daphne Oliveras The best advice I can give you when coming to Bournemouth for the first time is: enjoy all the support opportunities BU offers to make this seaside town feel much, much better than home. Specially those extra nice ones set up for new students on the magical weeks known as Arrivals Week…. Read more »

A January welcome to International Students

By Merna Ghabbour It was September. There was an influx of students from near and far ready to kick off another school year. Some were returning for another year, while others were just preparing for their first year. My journey started in Canada. I know what you’re thinking: I’m a long ways away from home…. Read more »