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Create a cheap ideas jar

We’ve created a Buzzfeed of cheap ideas and our suggestion is to write them all down, cut them up and put them in an empty mason jar. When you and your friends want something to look forward to or feel like being spontaneous, pick something out of the jar – have a go at adding your own ideas in too!

JasmineConnolly • One year ago

10 Things To Do In Bournemouth This Festive Season

December has arrived, which means it's now perfectly acceptable to get festive! So we thought we'd share some of the best things to do in Bournemouth to get you feeling merry this festive season.

JasmineConnolly • One year ago

BU Graduation 2018 - Tips From Our Alumni

BU Graduation 2018 is nearly here, so we thought we ask our alumni for some tips on making the most of the big day - here's what they said.

JasmineConnolly • One year ago

Where To Go During Arrivals

It's officially arrivals week and we want our new arrivals to feel at home in Bournemouth and Poole as soon as possible. So to help them settle in we asked our alumni to think about when they first arrived at BU and where they'd recommend to check out first.

JasmineConnolly • One year ago

Ten Things To Do In Bournemouth This Weekend (If You're Not A Fan Of Flying)

Every year, hundreds of thousands of visitors flock to Bournemouth to spend three jam-packed days in awe of a huge assortment of propellers, pilots, marines and fireworks. But, if roaring jets, marching bands and fish 'n' chips don't float your proverbial boat (yep, there's boats too), here's a guide to the many other treasures awaiting those in search of something a little less... ahem.... plane.

JasmineConnolly • One year ago

10 Reasons You Don’t Need A Summer Holiday When You Live In Bournemouth

If you’re too skint to head somewhere exotic this summer, don’t worry. Everything you need for a great British holiday (and, yes, that includes rainproof activities) is right on your doorstep in beautiful Bournemouth…

JasmineConnolly • One year ago

Icing On The Cake

We’re sharing some of our top icing on the cake moments, some of those special moments in life that represent excellence to us…

JasmineConnolly • 2 years ago

21 Reasons Why When You Move To Dorset, You Never Go Back!

Think of this as an Ode to Dorset, Britain's forgotten County - full of wonder, beautiful scenery, epic history and, well, pubs, lots of pubs.

JasmineConnolly • 2 years ago

10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Save Money On As A Student

With a tonne more fashion, beauty, sportswear, gaming and homeware brands available with massive discounts, you’d be crazy not to sign up for the totally free, yes FREE, discounts at UNiDAYS. Grab the app on iOS & Android or visit the desktop site.

JasmineConnolly • 2 years ago

PokéStops at BU

Are you trying to catch em all? Well take a Pikachu around BU’s campuses – we happen to know of six PokéStops full of items just waiting for you…

JasmineConnolly • 2 years ago

11 TOP TIPS ON SAVING MONEY AS A STUDENT

University is hard enough without having to worry about abject poverty. Check out these tips on saving money!!

JasmineConnolly • 2 years ago

10 Visual Effects Facts From These Box Office Hits You Probably Didn't Know

Like what you see? Find out more about the incredible visual effects used in films at this year’s BFX Festival.

JasmineConnolly • 3 years ago

A Top-Notch Leaving Do

When leaving to go to university organising a top-notch leaving do is essential! So we’ve put together some ideas on various leaving shindigs, so you can pick one that’s right for you.

JasmineConnolly • 3 years ago

The Ultimate Night In

A night in with your best friends can be so much better than a night out! Here are some of our ideas on how to make sure you have the ultimate night in.

JasmineConnolly • 3 years ago

Ten Useful Things To Take To University

For many people starting university and moving into student accommodation is the first time away from home, which can be a daunting thought. Here’s a list of ten useful things to bring with you to help make your new pad feel like home.

JasmineConnolly • 3 years ago

Ten Tasty Treats

Perfecting your baking skills and making some tasty treats to share with your new room-mates is a great ice breaker. So we've put together a list of our top ten treats to get you started.

JasmineConnolly • 3 years ago

10 Places To Explore In Dorset And Capture Some Great GoPro Footage

Spring is here, the sun is out and the Dorset landscape is calling to be explored! Here are ten fun activities in Dorset that are perfect to enjoy in the spring, and capture some amazing Gopro footage.

JasmineConnolly • 3 years ago

Are You An Ad-Expert?

Put your advert knowledge to the test!

JasmineConnolly • 3 years ago

Ten Things You Missed At BFX Festival 2015

Bournemouth's Festival of VFX, animation and computer games is over for another year. This year saw the likes of Microsoft, Pixar, Double Negative, Walt Disney Animation Studios and many more. Here's just some of what you missed...

JasmineConnolly • 3 years ago

7 Of The Best Animation Movies From Recent Years

Seven of the best examples of animation in films from the past few years...

JasmineConnolly • 3 years ago