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UK Universities to trial US grade point system

At least 20 universities in the UK are to change their grading systems from the traditional first, second and third class classifications to US style ‘grade points’. A pilot scheme will run until July 2014 and will see students’ work...

Media Masquerade Ball tickets on sale this week!

Bournemouth University’s PR and Communications Society are selling tickets for the Media Masquerade Ball on campus this week. Tickets will be sold in the atrium in Poole House on Wednesday 6th November from 1pm-6pm and again on Friday 8th November...

French teenagers take kidnapped llama on tram ride

Five French teenagers have been arrested after drunkenly abducting a circus llama and taking him on a tram ride around Bordeaux. The llama, named Serge, was taken by the group on Thursday morning as they walked into the closed down...

seaside walk in memory of Ryan Loughran

A team of housing staff has raised  £5,700 for CLIC Sargent as they walked 10 miles in memory of a one year-old boy who died of leukaemia. The team from Raglan Housing walked from Sandbanks to Hengistbury Head in remembrance of Ryan Loughran from Bournemouth....

Operation Yewtree suspect found dead

A former BBC driver who has been accused of sex offences as part of Operation Yewtree has been found dead. David Smith, 67, from Lewisham, south-east London was charged with two counts of indecent assault and one of serious sexual...

Caring Canine helps BU Students

Dog assisted therapy has proved to be an invaluable tool for learning here at Bournemouth University. Today saw a special event held at Talbot campus in honour of this work. Both the Mayors of Bournemouth and Poole were in attendance,...