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 »

Five great things about being a Master’s student

They say Master’s students are usually more mature, more wise, more determined, more hardworking and better at multitasking. Is this true? Of course it is, however, it is assumed that postgraduate students never have time to do anything else but study. Now this is definitely not true. In fact, for Master’s students it’s just all about… 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 »

How BU encourages students to follow their career prospects

Hello everyone! I cannot tell you how BU has improved my career prospects! As I am studying MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology, my examples will be based on my course, but you can see what BU can offer in terms of placement opportunities. The first week of our classes, the professor came in to introduce herself,… 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, Indeed.com, LinkedIn posts, and sending emails to companies asking… Read more »