Global BU: Tiger’s International Placement at WeTransfer

At Bournemouth University there are lots of ways to gain global work experience.  Current student Tiger talks to us about his work placement at WeTransfer in Amsterdam and explains how it will help him once he graduates from his course. Tiger currently studies Business Studies, discover more undergraduate courses in Business and Marketing on our… Read more »

James wins the best student film at the Soho London Film Festival

This is a guest blog post from graduate James Henson who studied BA (Hons) Television Production. BU graduate James Henson has won the best student film award for his gradate film at the Soho London Film Festival. This is his story. “Last summer I realised that I hadn’t taken my short film, RUT, any further… Read more »

Mousa’s placement as a CAD designer

This is a guest blog by Mousa Askar, who’s studying the MSc Engineering Project Management. My Name is Mousa Askar, and I am an international student taking a master’s degree in Engineering Project Management at BU. I moved to Bournemouth in 2015 and now I am undertaking a yearlong placement at MASS Concrete, a leading… Read more »

My involvement with Fresher Publishing Press

Fresher Publishing is a small publishing press, established at Bournemouth University, nurturing talent of the future and supporting writers from across Dorset and beyond. The team is made up of staff, students and a supportive executive board which includes publishing consultant Ed Peppitt, Picador Editor Ansa Khan Khattak and literary agent Sophie Scard. The Bournemouth… Read more »

Five reasons to study BSc (Hons) Nutrition at Bournemouth University

Hear from the course lead Reena Vijayakumaran with the Nutrition team’s top reasons to study BSc (Hons) Nutrition at BU! High student satisfaction With 100% overall student satisfaction in the latest National Student Survey (NSS), our course is also accredited by the Association for Nutrition and includes units that combine the social, behavioural and lifestyle… Read more »

How John’s dedication helped him start his career at JPMorgan

This is a guest blog post from John Nana about his placement experience whilst studying one of our postgraduate courses in Computing & Informatics. Utilise every opportunity. Break barriers. Have fun. Those were the words running through my mind during the international commencement ceremony for postgraduate students at Bournemouth University. My name is John Nana… Read more »

Read about James’ experience at the JP Morgan coding event

This is a guest blog by James Leaver, who is studying BSc (Hons) Data Science & Analytics. In June 2021, I will begin JPMorgan’s 50-week Software Engineering internship program at their Bournemouth campus. This is in large part due to my experience at their Code For Good event – the topic of this blog post…. Read more »

Graduate Lucy lands a role with ITV

This is a guest blog post by graduate Lucy Brady, graduate from BA (Hons) Television Production. Last February, I was fortunate enough to be offered a job at ITV Daytime as a Studio Technician, working part-time alongside completing my TV Production degree at Bournemouth University. My contract was due to change to full-time in June, however, 2020 had… Read more »

My proud moments as a qualified Midwife

This is a guest blog by Jessica Correia, who has recently graduated from our BSc (Hons) Midwifery. 2020…. what a year to qualify as a health professional. With the global pandemic causing chaos within the health service and staffing levels reduced, I was drafted in alongside my 3rd year colleagues to clinical practice a few… Read more »

From Rome to Bournemouth – how BU helped build my career with Siemens

This is a guest blog by Jonathan Faraoni, our BSc (Hons) Computing graduate, and currently studying MSc Internet of Things at Bournemouth University. My story begins in 2015 when at the age of 19 years old I decided to move abroad for my studies and pursue a bachelor’s degree in science and technology. After many… Read more »

My placement experience with the ResLife team and setting up my own business

This is a guest blog post by current student George Merritt studying BA (Hons) Media Production.  Placement Company: ResLifeBU Placement Job Title: ResLifeBU Digital Content Creator LinkedIn account link: One of the most exciting prospects of studying at BU in Media Production was having the opportunity to take a sandwich-placement year in industry. Before… Read more »