BA Public Relations

Experience on Placement Motivates Public Relations Student to Apply (and win) BU Co-Creation Award

By Dr. Joyce Costello, Senior Lecturer Digital Marketing During Connor Peters’ placement year, he gained insight into challenges amongst public relations specialists in the technology industry when utilizing social media. Having done much content creation and social media planning himself and realizing that he wanted a deeper understanding of how it’s used in a global… Read more »

Feedback from the Placement Supervisor (and BU BAPR Alum) – Niall Malone at The Football Foundation

 How long have you been accepting placement students from BU, and how many do you usually employ each year? The Football Foundation’s placement year scheme started in 2010 and since then the organisation has recruited several BU grads. 2.    What sort of roles are available at your company as placements? The Football Foundation’s Communications Team… 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 »

PR student Ieva Severinaite on sandwich placement at Airbus

I joined the PR course at BU as an international student from Lithuania eager to make the most of the opportunities that a degree in the UK offers. During my placement year I was lucky enough to work as the Internal Communication and Community Engagement Intern at Airbus in the UK. My role included anything… Read more »

CMC placement adviser presents at international conference

CMC’s Placement Development Adviser Vianna Renaud presented at an international conference on work-based and placement learning in September. Below she shares her experience at the conference and talks about her work on last year’s successful placement and employability event for the PR degree. Vianna Renaud, Placement Development Advisor, Faculty of Media and Communication Last month,… Read more »

Lulu Newton on sandwich PR placement at FC Business Intelligence Ltd. in London

1. Course – Public Relations 2. Placement Title and Department I am currently in the process of completing a 12-month placement as an International Marketing Coordinator at FC Business Intelligence Ltd. I work across two teams, FC Gas Intelligence and Petrochemical Update, with both teams focusing on producing and marketing whitepapers and industry events. 3…. Read more »

Feedback from the Supervisors – Beauty Seen PR in London

From Liv Sym, Account Executive 1. How has it been having Sophie Outram as part of your team? Sophie is a great asset, helping support and assist the whole team. She always completes tasks on time and her knowledge of the brand is second to none, especially since I am new to the team she… Read more »

Sophie Outram on sandwich placement at Beauty Seen PR in London

Placement Job Title: TONI&GUY and Christian Louboutin Beaute PR Assistant What inspired you about this placement? It’s a fashion and beauty PR agency. This industry has always interested me and is what I have always aspired to be a part of. When I came in for my interview, it just confirmed even more that this was… Read more »

PR Placement – Dinara Omarova at BMW Group – MINI Plant Oxford

Name: Dinara Omarova Course: BA (Hons) Public Relations My name is Dinara and I study Public Relations at Bournemouth University. I am currently on my placement with BMW Group, MINI Plant Oxford and I am an External Communications intern. Since my childhood I was in love with BMW cars – its style, its sound, everything…. Read more »