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Applying for finance

By Michelle Lillywhite 2nd year BU Student, BA (Hons) Social Work Now that UCAS has been completed you need to think about student finance and making your application. The great thing about this is that you can get your finance agreed before you have accepted a place to study so you can get yourself organised… Read more »

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askBU Top things asked this week!

1.   I’ve applied, when can I visit BU? Many of our courses run special days intended for applicants to come to campus, meet the team, get a more in depth feel for the course and occasionally can include interviews or activities. These tend to run from January through to March, and if you are… Read more »

The gut-wrenching wait

By Louis Sherman 1st year BU student, BSc (Hons) Applied Geography The wait for your first response to your UCAS application is one of the most painful and anxious moments of your life, well that is what I thought anyway. Finally you have the relief of sending off your application and you don’t really think… Read more »

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Better Late than never?

Did you decide today that you want to go to uni only to find the deadline has passed? That’s ok, you can still go. And the choice is either to wait until next year (putting the deadlines in your diary now) or see what is available to late applicants. Deadline doesn’t mean dead-end.

Tracking The Prey Called UCAS….!!

By Patricia Obawole 2nd year BU Student, LLB (Hons) Law This is probably just the inner animal lover in me, but has anyone ever watched one of the nature shows when the Lion is about to catch a deer? Well, tracking UCAS is similar to this. Imagine you have become your inner lion and you are… Read more »

Application Process

By Michelle Lillywhite 2nd year BU Student, BA (Hons) Social Work So, you have been to the open days, you know about the finance, you know where your mates want to go – and all you need to do is apply – but don’t panic!! The first thing to do is know where you want… Read more »

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Why Choose BU?

By Patricia Obawole 2nd year BU Student, LLB (Hons) Law UNI! UNI! UNI! By now you probably have the word uni spilling out of your ears along with words like “Personal statements,” “UCAS” and “student finance.” However, for some odd, strange reason (which the student population are yet to figure out) you’re still excited. You’re… Read more »

Why Choose BU?

By Louis Sherman 1st year BU student, BSc (Hons) Applied Geography When you start going around university open days, viewing your prospective universities, you cant help but feel a little confused and like it is a whole new world. This is true, it’s a huge decision and a massive change, but for me, there was… Read more »