Bournemouth University

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 »

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 »

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 »

Ideas Camp at Russell-Cotes. An Away Day for Consumer Researchers at BU.

Ideas Camp 2015 will take place on Thursday, 11th June from 10.15am – 4.30pm at the Morning Room in the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum. The event is a day to share and generate ideas for collaboration across BU consumer researchers, consisting of four sessions: New Practices & Contexts, Food, Spaces and Human Consumer with topics ranging… Read more »

Polish Ambassador Visits Bournemouth University

Earlier this week BU hosted a successful visit from the Polish Ambassador to the United Kingdom, His Excellency, Mr Witold Sobków. Students from BA (Hons) Media Production, BA (Hons) Politics and BA (Hons) Journalism were involved in co-hosting the visit, which included a lecture given by Mr Sobków on the dynamics of Anglo-Polish relations in… Read more »

What does the EU do for you? CMC students, staff head to Brussels to find out

As a result of a successful BU Fusion fund bid, 34 students drawn from across the Politics and Media Degree and other Media and Business School programmes are in Brussels this week for a five-day fact finding trip. The trip is part of a project around engaging the public in the 2014 European Parliamentary Elections…. Read more »

Bournemouth University breaks geographical boundaries through an innovative virtual exchange

Final year Advertising and PR students studying ‘Transnational and Multicultural Communication’ took part in an innovative virtual cultural exchange with students in Mexico last term. The ‘exchange’, which involved a collaborative bilingual wiki and a series of seminars via videoconference, was the first in what has been planned as an annual collaboration between Media School… Read more »