Posts By: Carly Lamont

Reflective practice as a means to improve personal and professional effectiveness

From an employability perspective, we often talk about the key skills required by employers with the emphasis being placed on graduates who have well developed interpersonal skills such as self awareness, the ability to communicate effectively, self management etc. However, in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world, reflective practice can be a useful tool… Read more »

Employability – Service Sector Careers Fair – Kimmeridge House from 11am – 3pm on 23rdNovember 2016

The Faculty of Management is holding a Service Sector Careers Fair for students wishing to work in the following sectors: Hospitality Tourism Retail Events Leisure Students will have the opportunity to network with over 50 Service Sector organisations and find out about Placement & Graduate opportunities. The fair is being held in KG01, K101 & K103 in Kimmeridge House from 11am… Read more »

BU is hosting the National PASS/PAL Leader Conference 2016 this weekend (4th-6th November)

BU is hosting the 7th annual UK, Ireland and European PAL Leader Conference between 4th to 6th November. The conference will be attended by PAL (Peer Assisted Learning) Leaders from 34 universities around the UK, Ireland and Europe in order to share best practice and celebrate the success of the scheme. 40 staff members will be… Read more »

Careers and Employability Events

The Careers and Employability Service at BU are holding a number of events over the coming weeks. Please encourage your students to attend and promote across programmes. International Opportunities Festival The Festival gives students the chance to explore the range of study and work abroad and other international experience opportunities available at Bournemouth University. Part… Read more »

Tourism and Hospitality @ Bournemouth University Employability day

Wednesday 23rd November 2016 will be the Tourism and Hospitality @ Bournemouth University Employability day On that day a number of interconnected FREE events will be held.  Please help to promote these events to your colleagues and also promote them through your social media and networks to people around the world. All events are FREE… Read more »

Faculty of Management Placement Development Advisor report 2015-16

Felicity Robinson – Senior Placement Development Advisor has produced the Faculty of Management Annual Report for 2015-16 for all AACSB accredited courses. It makes an interesting read and is particularly helpful in considering the perceptions and views of both students and employers. Please follow the link below to view the report bs-annual-report-2015-16

Learning motivations and placement experience in HE

Dr James Gavin from the Department of Sport and Physical Activity delivered a CEL workshop today focusing on placement experience and the learning motivations of students. Based upon James’ recent paper, the workshop provided some useful insights into the changing learning motivations of students studying undergraduate degrees with (practice-based), and without (study-based) work placements. In… Read more »

Interactive Employability Workshop – 5th October in PG30a 13:00 – 14:30 Placement Experience and Learning Motivations in HE

Dr James Gavin from the Department of Sport and Physical Activity will be delivering an interactive CEL workshop on Wednesday 5th October in PG30a at 13:00. Dr Gavin’s research suggests motivation is critical for academic learning and achievement, and particularly student engagement in the first year at university. Based upon his recent paper, this workshop… Read more »