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 »

A real-world approach and more – why I stayed at BU

Alongside a BU scholarship, fee discount for being a BU alumni and a Student Loan from Student Finance England, there were many reasons why Nicoletta stayed at BU for her Master’s degree in Corporate Communication. Hear her story in this short Q&A. What was your main reason for studying a postgraduate qualification? To specialise my… Read more »

One step closer to my Google dream

Sebastian loved studying at BU so much that he decided to stay on to study a postgrad degree in MSc Internet of Things with Cyber Security. We asked him some questions about his decision and you can read his reposes below. What was your main reason for studying a postgraduate qualification? To gain double specialisation in… Read more »

Graduate story: Alma’s freelance success

Since graduating with a Master’s from BU in 2007, Alma Becirovic has forged a career in digital project management which has led to her being recognised as one of the country’s leading freelancers, working predominantly in East London’s Tech City – the UK counterpart to Silicon Valley. Having completed her first degree at the Academy… Read more »

Why I returned to BU for my postgrad degree

We always love hearing why our graduates choose to return to BU for their Master’s. We asked Daniel some questions – read his story below. What was your main reason for studying a postgraduate qualification? It was always something I wanted to do and because of the returning discount I was swayed to do it… Read more »

Daniela’s path to an academic career in anthropology

Daniela, from Italy, studied BSc Biological Anthropology at BU before progressing to MSc Applied Sciences by Research. She said: “Before starting my degrees I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do for a career. I knew I was interested in research, human anatomy, archaeology, forensics and psychology, but I couldn’t imagine myself in any of… Read more »

Inspired to follow a career in travel marketing

Growing up on the island of Barbados inspired Bournemouth University graduate Jamie-Lee Abtar to follow a career in travel marketing. Jamie-Lee started her working life greeting new arrivals at Barbados airport. This prompted her to explore further study in marketing and tourism and she enrolled on the MSc Tourism Marketing Management at BU in 2009…. Read more »