How SUBU can transform your student experience

If you want to make the most out of your time at BU, I’d definitely recommend getting involved with SUBU. There’s plenty of opportunities for everyone. In first year, I volunteered to be the Student Rep. This led to a snowball effect; The skills and experience I gained from joining the rep team helped me… Read more »

Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence (SURE) conference

Over 70 students took part in BU’s fourth annual undergraduate research conference: Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence (SURE). The conference is an excellent opportunity for undergraduates and recent graduates to share their work and develop their presentation skills to other students, academics, staff and attendees from external organisations. As well as demonstrating academic successes, it gives students… Read more »

My fascination with medicine led me to Physician Associate Studies

I have always had a fascination with medicine from an early age but medical school wasn’t an option for me back in the late 80s. I eventually trained as a Podiatrist, a role which I enjoyed for 10 years, but all the while felt I wanted more. I was watching an episode of ‘GPs behind… Read more »

Graduate story: Broadening leads to Legal consultant role for top firm

Having completed her first degree in law at Baskent University in Turkey, Ilgin Muftuoglu was keen to broaden her horizons by studying abroad.Ilgin began to research postgraduate legal qualifications at universities in the UK, as a means of improving her English skills and developing a global business perspective.She said: “During my research, Bournemouth University stood… Read more »

Why I chose MSc Nutrition and Behaviour at BU

My name is Alejandra Toro, I am a 24-year-old psychology graduate from Colombia currently studying a Master’s in Nutrition and Behaviour at BU. I took a risk when I decided to undertake a degree in a field that was unknown for me, which, by the way, was scary at first. Nonetheless, this course caught my… Read more »

Madison gets creative on her marketing placement at The Business Software Centre

Hi! My name is Madison and I am a studying MA Media & Communication at BU. I am currently undertaking a placement as a Marketing Coordinator at The Business Software Centre (TBSC). I used various methods of trying to find a placement, which included the MyCareerHub,, LinkedIn posts, and sending emails to companies asking… Read more »