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More about studying at BU

We understand that no two people have the exact same experience with us. That’s why we offer a range of support services, systems and facilities that are designed to help students at all levels reach their full potential. During your postgraduate research degree, you’ll also have access to our PGR management system, ResearchPAD, which enables you to record, monitor and track your progression.

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Support for PGR students

We want every postgraduate research student to have a personalised experience at BU, ensuring you graduate with all of the skills and knowledge you require to get ahead in your chosen field.
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Health & wellbeing

Find out about the resources and support available on campus and online to help keep you feeling safe and well.

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Equality and diversity

Whether you need support and advice on an issue related to diversity and equality or have an idea for a project or initiative, our Equality & Diversity Team can help.
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Additional learning support (ALS)

When you come to study with us, we want you to be able to fulfil your potential. If you have, or think you have, a condition which is likely to affect your personal learning, our ALS team can help.
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Brightspace

Our virtual learning environment, Brightspace, is accessible from home as well as on campus once you have registered as a BU student.
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Students’ Union (SUBU)

Our Students’ Union (SUBU) is an independent entity that collaborates with the university to ensure our students enjoy their academic and social lives in equal measure.