Graduate story: Passion for social justice leads to British Red Cross role

A postgraduate law qualification has helped Keziah Gitonga pursue her passion for social justice by taking up a role with the British Red Cross. Since completing the LLM Law Framework in 2015, Keziah has joined the charity as a Service Co-ordinator within the International Family Tracing Team. The team helps to connect people in the… Read more »

Life for a Nigerian in Bournemouth: from cultural shock to integration

Hi, my name is Siju Yusuf from Nigeria, studying MA Media and Communication. Living in Bournemouth and studying at the University is one of the most exciting yet fulfilling things I have ever done. I have enjoyed experiencing a new culture and interacting with people of diverse nationalities.  First, the cultural shock  I was not… Read more »

The life of a MA Corporate Communication student

I am Sugandha Bhandari from India and I am studying a master’s in Corporate Communication. It sounds like it is a very niche subject, but it is not. This degree prepares students not just for communicating with corporate professionals and stakeholders, but also for handling crisis in marketing communications. Undergraduate vs postgraduate studies A typical… Read more »

BU archaeologists discover more about prehistoric life in Dorset’s Iron Age ‘Duropolis’

Excavations of a prehistoric town in rural Dorset – the largest unenclosed settlement yet uncovered in the UK – have revealed more about the extent of the Iron Age occupation and the people who lived there. Bournemouth University (BU) archaeologists are investigating the site in Winterborne Kingston – dubbed ‘Duropolis’, after the local Iron Age… Read more »

From a PhD at BU to a life in Australia

When my former PhD supervisor, Professor Mark Brisbane, asked me to write a blog, I wasn’t convinced anyone would be particularly interested. But when I think about it, my pathway to my current job working in Australia is maybe helpful in thinking about alternative careers for those wonderful degrees you all will (or do already)… Read more »

Student life at BU

Studying at Bournemouth University isn’t just about hard work. There are also lots of opportunities on campus to enjoy yourself, unwind and pursue your hobbies and interests. It’s really important to balance your academic life with the social side of things, and getting involved in clubs, societies, sports and other extra-curricular activities is a great… Read more »