Your top questions

Here’s a round-up of what you’ve been asking our AskBU team this week… I’ve not been able to attend any of your Open Days this year and would really like to visit, what should I do? It’s great to hear of your interest in BU!  Please don’t worry, although the Open Days have now finished… Read more »

My hunt for a part-time job

Finding a part-time job can be hard, but in the long run hard work pays off. In first year I didn’t bother getting a part time job as I wanted to fully experience university life as a first year. Personally this was a mistake and has led to a massive cost (let’s just say I’m… Read more »

What I learnt during my first year

At university you learn a lot more than just your degree subject, for most people it’s the first time they move away from home. Suddenly you have a LOT of responsibilities that most of us aren’t really prepared for. You really are thrown in at the deep end when you go to university and BU… Read more »

This week’s top questions

Here’s a look at the questions you’ve been asking this week… Is BU still open for Clearing 2015? I’m sorry, but we’re now closed for Clearing and our new academic term has now started for September 2015.  However, we’re now recruiting for our 2016 courses, so please visit our course listings for more details.  You… Read more »

Tips on saving money at uni

Here are Daniella’s top tips for stretching your student budget… Calculating your costs You can do this either monthly or termly, but it is best to calculate how much you will spend on rent, bills, food etc. One way to make sure you stick to your costs if you’re out is to take out what… Read more »

Work hard, play hard

I’m the type of person that likes to be kept busy; I’m always planning ahead and making plans. I prefer having lots of things going on as I feel it gives me purpose and that’s why one of my favourite sayings (and one I live by at university) is work hard, play hard! University is… Read more »

The perks of student discount

There are many benefits of being a student – the freedom, the social life, the new friends – but there is also one other big benefit and that’s student discount! When you decide to come to university you may think the financial side of being a student is going to be a struggle. However, many… Read more »