An Economics student’s budgeting survival guide

Applying to university can be a stressful time for all those involved and the main concern is usually the financial side of student life. You may be wondering how you are going to manage your spending and income while at university. Being an Accounting, Finance & Economics student, I am at a slight advantage. I… Read more »

We answer your top questions

Have you got questions about BU? We’ve picked out some of your frequently asked questions… I’ve just received a conditional offer for BU, when can I book my accommodation? Congratulations, that’s great news! We are just finalising our release dates for undergraduate students joining us in September 2016. We will share these details in spring 2016…. Read more »

How BU got me to where I am now

When I look back at my time at Bournemouth University, it instantly brings a smile to my face and makes me feel nostalgic about four of the best years in my life.  Four years which have helped shape my life, my career and the people I chose to have close to me. I studied Leisure… Read more »

Amba’s story: Applicant Open Days

Applicant Open Days are for applicants who have been offered a place to study at BU – congratulations if that’s you! Based on her own experience, Amba tells us what you can expect at the day, and how it can help you choose your uni.  

The daily routine of a Psychology student

Luckily for me, I rarely have 9am lectures – I guess the Psychology lecturers don’t want to start work at the crack of dawn either! 8:30  I wake up, with great difficulty, and cobble a socially acceptable outfit together. By the time I’ve finished getting ready it’s time to catch the U3 bus to Uni,… Read more »

Waiting for your application response

Having completed your full application to UCAS and having carried out all aspects of that including: writing your personal statement, stating your college/school grades etc., you then have the joy of waiting. It’s boring, I know. When I was waiting for my replies, I was checking my emails every chance I got. That is why… Read more »

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Why I love Nutrition at BU

Nutrition is an excellent course to pursue at BU for many different reasons. The reason I love this course is that the lecturers are extremely friendly and are easy to talk to, making you want to listen and learn much more. But putting that aside the resources available to use are excellent, there’s even a… Read more »

Bills, dough and wonga: applying for student finance

With the UCAS deadline fast approaching, it’s time to sort out your coppers. Luckily for you I’ve done the research so you don’t have to. I know it can be boring so I’ll keep it simple. Feel free to send me food as a thank you… Most people will receive two types of loans: A… Read more »

Your application questions

The UCAS deadline is fast approaching, so here are some answers to your top questions. When can we start applying for student finance? Firstly you don’t need to have a confirmed place at BU to apply.  You can start applying now through Student Finance England.  You may find these student finance videos and other resources helpful… Read more »