How I found my sandwich placement – James Thompson on BA Advertising

MY PLACEMENT & 5 TIPS TO FINALLY GETTING A PLACEMENT IF YOU ARE FINDING IT IMPOSSIBLE Initially when I started looking for my placement back in December 2014, I was sending out generic emails that showed no personality – likewise on my CV, just grades and irrelevant work experience. This then led to a situation… Read more »

First-year advertising students get ‘lost at sea’

First-year advertising students step out of the classroom environment for a problem solving challenge on their first year unit ‘Advertising Skillset’. In the SportBU’s new studios, the students worked in small groups to choose and rank survival items they would need if ‘lost at sea’, shipwrecked and stranded on a lifeboat. Students needed to use individual… Read more »

Polly Harris-Saunders, advertising student on placement at Wunderman in Singapore

Placement Job Title – Account Coordinator Good things don’t come easy… well that’s what I kept telling myself. As 75% of my peers had secured a placement, I was determined to do something that excited me, rather than just confirming something so that I could stop thinking and stressing about getting a placement in time…. Read more »

Placement Pals to the rescue!

Aimed to support second year CMC students currently applying for their sandwich placement experience for next year, selected final year students have been chosen as this year’s group of 2015-16 Placement Pals. After attending a training session delivered by the Placement Development Advisors and Programme Leaders, they are now working with their designated seminar groups… Read more »

Ricarda Romer – Reflections on having two placements and a future in the industry

Course – Advertising Where are you originally from and why did you decide on coming to BU? I am from Germany and I decided to come to Bournemouth because the University has a great reputation, especially for the Media School. Placement Title and Department My first placement was for 3 month at Mediacom as a… Read more »

Lucy Cottrell, advertising student on a marketing placement at Jose Cuervo International

Placement Job Title and Company – Marketing Assistant, Jose Cuervo International Best thing about the BAA programme in helping you get ready for your sandwich placement year? The BAA programme helped me to have an understanding of the fundamentals of the marketing and advertising industry (past and present) and it gave me the knowledge of the key… Read more »

Stephanie Bradshaw, advertising student on sandwich placement at Studio Gill in Cardiff

Course BA (Hons) Advertising at Bournemouth University Placement Title and Department Worked as a Creative for half the placement on the Creative team. Then worked as a Junior Planner and Accounts team. What inspired you about this placement? I was inspired by the potential of this placement; the potential to grow, develop and learn, as… Read more »

BU placement students showcase their creativity on YouTube for Disney Destinations International

Name and Course Emilia-Jade Gibson – Marketing Communications Abigail Ridgwell – Advertising Mia Jones – Advertising   2. Placement job title and division / department Emilia – Digital Partnerships/ Marketing Coordinator – Disney Destinations International Abigail – Advertising & Media and Digital Marketing Intern – Disney Destinations International Mia – PR & Partnerships Intern –… Read more »

BU Advertising Student Sam Guinivan Wins D&AD Pencil

  “They wanted to see the world, but it seems something else in their lives always got in the way. If Airbnb could tap into this and help their consumers achieve their ambitions, they would be much more likely to engage. “   On 2 July 2015 BU Advertising and Marketing student Sam Guinivan won… Read more »

Marketing, advertising students commended for excellent work on CIM qualification

In the second year of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Graduate Gateway programme at Bournemouth University, all 84 first students on the BA (Hons) Marketing Communications, BA (Hons) Advertising and BSc (Hons) Marketing successfully completed the first module on the level 3 Foundation Certificate in Marketing. Students achieved a 100% pass rate on the… Read more »