Alumni visit set to strengthen Indian network

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The winner of this year’s BU Connect India award visited campus this week to help strengthen links between the university and its Indian alumni.

Achyut Punnekat graduated with an MBA in 2011 and is now Deputy Editor (Operations) for Network 18 Media and Investments Ltd. Earlier this year, he was named the winner of the Connect India award during BU’s Global Festival of Learning in India. The award recognised Achyut’s proposal to...

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US publishing role for PR grad

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

BU alumna, Poppy Hatrick, is currently working as a Publicity Assistant for Oxford University Press (OUP) in New York.

Poppy graduated with a BA (Hons) Marketing Communications from BU in 2016. During the course she spent a year’s placement in the marketing department for Experience Days, which sells vouchers for experiences and activities across the UK.

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Chinese alumni ‘share the love’ for BU

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

BU alumni in China held a series of reunion parties on May 19 – the day before the country’s ‘day of love’.

May 20 has become a celebration of love in China as the date (5.20) has a similar pronunciation to the Chinese characters for ‘I love you’.

The occasion provided the perfect opportunity to hold some dinner parties for alumni and for those set to begin studying at BU this September.

A total of 51...

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Alumnus shares his unique view on the world of entertainment

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

BU scriptwriting alumnus Josh Barry is challenging perceptions of living with a disability, with a series of celebrity interviews under his belt and an autobiography set to be published later this year.

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Software business sale for BU alumnus

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

BU graduate, Stephen Wilson, recently hit the business headlines after selling his £40m turnover software services company to one of the world’s largest IT companies.

Stephen, who graduated from Bournemouth with a BA (Hons) in Strategic Systems Management in 1997,...

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Shanghai alumni event with added bounce

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

BU alumni now living in Shanghai got together for a trampoline party to coincide with Chinese Labour Day.

The day included a series of team-building games to help the graduates – from different programmes and years of graduation – get to know each other a little better. Attendees were invited to build their own team, complete with team slogans, and develop a winning strategy.

Games included no-rule basketball, ball...

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PhD led to new career in industry and academia

Posted by on May 21, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A PhD from Bournemouth University opened up a professional and academic career in music production for Titas Petrikis.

Titas, from Lithuania, completed his first degree in international relations but his real passion lay in music production for film.

He said: “Although I knew where my passions lay, I couldn’t find a way of translating them into a career.”

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