How your parents can prepare for your uni experience

Whether you’re the first son/daughter to leave, or the second or third, each time will be difficult for your parents, so here’s a few things to do together to make the transition easier! Visiting the University together Bournemouth has lots of Open Days and applicant days leading up to when you finally move here! It… Read more »

What I’ve learnt living away from home

Organisation Living away from home means completely organising your whole entire life without the assistance of mum reminding you of certain commitments! After a while I have gotten used to using a diary or my phone to organise not only uni related deadlines, but also social arrangements and any (dreaded) housework! Making sure I was… Read more »

5 tips for packing for university!

Hi guys! Here’s a little video with some tips for packing for university. I share my best advice for packing and some essential items that have been life-saving for me! I hope you find it useful!

Everything you need to know about lectures

When applying to university a common question is what are lectures really like? Hopefully this blog will enlighten you a little more! Each module you take at university will be made up of lectures, seminars and workshops. They are all slightly different with regards to their learning based structures and outcomes. Lectures generally focus on… Read more »

Life skills gained at University

Hey guys! So I’m back again with some life skills I gained whilst being at University. Living without parents was a very daunting experience for me in my first year, as I’d never moved out from home ever before. I’d definitely say there have been rapid changes I encountered and developed, which I don’t think I… Read more »

Open day 101

Hi guys! Having gone to applicant days myself and helped out at BU open days, I’ve got some advice for you on how to make the most of any open days you do attend!

Student life

How far away is Bournemouth to London? You can catch the fast train service from London to Bournemouth, taking approximately one hour and 50 minutes.   What is the night life like in Bournemouth? With something going on every night of the week in bars, clubs and pubs across the town, it is no wonder that Bournemouth… Read more »