teaching & learning

Jordan Raby, BAMC student on sandwich placement at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Name: Jordan Raby Placement Job Title: Enterprise Group for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Alliances Sales & Marketing Support Placement length: 12 months Placement company website: https://www.hpe.com Three words to describe your placement: International, insightful & rewarding! Most interesting part of your placement? The most interesting part for me has been getting a true… Read more »

Cecilie Conradsen, BAPR student on sandwich placement at BeautySeen PR

Placement Job Title: Press Assistant Originally from: Fleet, Hampshire Company Website – http://beautyseenpr.com LinkedIn Profile – https://www.linkedin.com/in/cecilieconradsen What are you most proud of this year? Being given a £10,000 project for one of our biggest clients, TRESemme, to manage completely by myself. It was great to be involved in the whole process, from initial ideas to the final execution. I then got… Read more »

Mariah Kalidas on sandwich placement at Carswell Gould in Southampton

Name: Mariah Kalidas Course: Public Relations Job role: Junior Account Exec Company: Carswell Gould  https://carswellgould.co.uk/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/home?trk=nav_responsive_tab_home As Junior Account Exec at Carswell Gould, I was expected to support on all PR activities from writing press releases to media monitoring and social media scheduling. My primary responsibility was to be proactive in research, content creation… 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 »

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 »

Rock Shin on placement at Platinum Property Partners in Bournemouth

Where are you from? South Korea Where is your placement  and what is your job title? I’m working as a Marketing Assistant at Platinum Property Partners, located in the heart of Bournemouth. Why did you choose this particular work placement? I didn’t really fully appreciate what and how a sandwich placement could impact me and… 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 »

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 »