Inspiring the next generation

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

We have produced a new film to celebrate the many ways in which our alumni inspire the next generation of graduates.

The film showcases alumni returning to BU to deliver guest lectures and master classes or simply to share their own story.

We are extremely grateful to all those who took part, and to every member of our alumni community who gives their time. It’s great to hear our alumni describe the benefits of giving...

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Placement scheme opened up a career in consultancy

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A business studies alumnus, now working as a project management consultant, returned to BU last week to share his experiences with current students.

Rowan Maltby, who graduated with a BA (Hons) Business Studies with Operations and Project Management in 2014, visited to share his career journey with first-year business students.

Rowan’s role as a Project Management Consultant, with London-based Pcubed, has recently taken him...

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Sports coaching helps young people aim high

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Two BU alumni are using their passion for sport to create a brighter future for Ghanaian schoolchildren.

Ekow Elliott (pictured below) and Beng’yela Ngwa, who met while studying at Bournemouth, launched Volta Sports, along with Ekow’s brother, Kobina, to help raise the ambitions of young people.

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International alumnus shares media insights

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

An international alumnus and a Vice President of India’s largest media conglomerate, returned to BU last week to share his expertise with current students.

Vidyut Patra graduated with an MA Broadcast and Film Management in 2005. Since leaving Bournemouth he has worked with some of the leading companies in the media and entertainment industry in India, including Star TV, Viacom 18 and Red FM; one of the country’s largest radio...

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BU grads shaping the future of digital agency

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in BU's Graduates, Jobs, placements and careers | 0 comments

A Bournemouth-based digital agency is growing its business with the support of a talent pipeline of BU graduates and students.

Greenwood Campbell was founded by BU alumnus, Ian Campbell (BEng (Hons) Computer Communications), and Adam Greenwood in 2007. Today the company comprises a 27-strong team, including six BU alumni and two BU placement students. In 2017 it was named the winner of the Team of the Year award at the Dorset Business...

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New company helps businesses get noticed online

Posted by on Nov 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

BU alumnus turned entrepreneur, Ahmed Khalifa, is helping other business owners boost their online presence with digital advice, consultancy and training.

Having completed a BA (Hons) in Sports Management at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College (now known as Bucks New University), Ahmed furthered his studies with an MA in International Marketing Management at BU in 2008.

His original plan was to use his Masters as a...

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Alumni return to promote career opportunities

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Alumni now building their careers in the service sector returned to BU this week for the Faculty of Management Careers Fair.

Employers from the retail, events, leisure, tourism and hospitality industries attended the event to promote opportunities for current students. The fair, which combined employer stands with presentations, was organised as part of the Student Talent Employability Engagement Programme (STEEP).

Among the...

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