Students socialising at the bar in Dylans

What BU Scholarships mean to our students

Hear first hand from some of our students what BU Scholarships have meant for them. BU Sport Scholarship BU was an easy choice for me. The first reason was because the placement opportunities that my course provided were better than the other 4 universities that wanted to recruit me but also Bournemouth was the central location for Beach Volleyball (as… Read more »

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Kyana’s journey as an International Student

You step on the plane, find your seat, and finally take a deep breath. As the wheels of the plane lift off the ground, you feel your stomach rising to your throat as you whisper “goodbye” the place you’ve called home. You’re on your way to university and you’re not sure how you should feel…. Read more »

8 best and worst things about going home for Christmas

Cold weather, a smell of cinnamon biscuits and mince pies, Christmas tree, tinsels and a mug of hot chocolate. There is nothing that could possibly sound better than going home for Christmas when you are drowning in deadlines this December. It is honestly, the light at the end of the tunnel. And yet, here you… Read more »

The start of uni with Club Soda

This is a guest blog by Eleanor Townend. Fresher’s is great for getting to know the people around you, the beautiful Bournemouth area and of course for making those lifetime new friends- But what if you don’t fancy drinking alcohol during week one, or maybe just need a rest from the ‘bar type’ environment, but… Read more »

How I decided what I wanted to do as a job…

It’s hard knowing what you want to do as a job, I think we can all agree on that. From the day you’re sat there in school and they say, what do you wanna do at college? Then you somehow muster up some choices to do at college and then they’re banging on about what… Read more »

Sharing undergraduate research: how SURE led one student to Norway and beyond

Next year Bournemouth University will be hosting the British Conference of Undergraduate Research, an international showcase of research from undergraduates of all disciplines.  Students submit an abstract and if accepted to the conference, have the chance to share their work through a poster, oral presentation or art displays.  It’s a great opportunity to get an… Read more »

British Conference of Undergraduate Research 2017

The British Conference of Undergraduate Research (BCUR) celebrates undergraduate research from across all disciplines. Each year a different British university plays host to the conference, welcoming undergraduates from all over the country as they present papers, posters, workshops and performances. In 2017, BCUR will be coming to Bournemouth University (BU). This prestigious annual conference will… Read more »

Open Days

Now is the time to discover BU

With three Open Days throughout October and November, now is the time to discover where you could be studying next September! With subject talks, campus tours, bus tours of Bournemouth and opportunities to visit our accommodation, an Open Day really is the best way to see everything BU has to offer. I remember the three-hour… Read more »