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Spotlight on SUBU: RAG

Hey gang! So, when joining university there is a whole array of clubs and societies that you can join! Freshers fair is usually the place to find what is right for you! When I was in my first year, I passed a charity worker in Poole House and I made the decision to go to… Read more »

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Nutrition: Food for thought

This is a guest blog written by Ellie Townend. Like many, I thought nutrition was the study of food. Oh, how I was wrong! So many assume nutrition is all about the vitamins, minerals, maybe even a diet or two… Well, I am going to break it to you: this is not BSc Nutrition at… Read more »

Becoming a mature student midwife

Becoming a midwife has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember, but from leaving school my personal and professional life had taken me down a different path. That was until 2015 and the birth of my third child when my midwife told me she had started her training following the… Read more »

BSc Sports Therapy: new year, new course, new me

This is a guest blog written by Christian. Hello and welcome to my blog about sports therapy, a new course at Bournemouth University. I’m going to be telling you why I chose Bournemouth University and the Sports Therapy degree. I was born in Bournemouth and have lived here all my life, so why did I… Read more »

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Why I love social work at BU!

Studying social work at BU is one of my proudest achievements and is one of the best decisions I ever made. I never thought I would be able to go to university and be ‘academic’ but I felt passionate about being a social worker and being at BU soon changed all that. I assumed it… Read more »

Why I love Occupational Therapy

From toddlers, tottering about and finding their feet in life, to the elderly approaching the end of theirs. From bustling classrooms, to orderly hospital wards, comfortable flats and family homes, you see a full spectrum of people and places as an occupational therapy student. For me, that’s what makes it so special. I truly believe… Read more »

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Mental Health Nursing and my placement abroad

Starting a university course and moving to a new town is a daunting experience – but one that is so exciting too. I am currently a third year Mental Health Nursing student at BU. I applied when I was in sixth form for deferred entry for the following year as I knew I wanted to… Read more »

My greatest achievement this year

We’re BUproud of our bloggers, so we asked them to tell us their greatest achievement this year. Beth Cordon Everyone says second year is the hardest, and I’d have to agree that there have been a lot of ups and downs throughout the year and it has been harder than first year. But I feel I… Read more »