Ellie’s placement at BU

Name:              Ellie Skipper Course:           Communications and Media   I vividly remember seeing this placement advertised last summer and instantly knew it was the job role I wanted, so I didn’t hesitate to apply. I’ve been working as the Corporate Communications Coordinator within the PR and Communications Team at Bournemouth University… Read more »

Josie and her Bright Blue Day placement

Name: Josie McLachlan Course: Advertising BA Hons Placement Company: Bright Blue Day Placement Job Title: Account Intern Placement length: 7 Months Placement company website: https://www.brightblueday.com/ My LinkedIn account link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/josie-hannah-m-80006095/ BBD, BU AND I. That’s not just a jumble of letters above, it’s one of the many, many reasons I am loving placement life. I’m… Read more »

Faye Stammers – my placement at TLC Marketing

Name:    Faye Stammers Course: Media and Communications Placement Company: TLC  Marketing Placement Job Title: PR and Marketing Executive Placement length: 1 year (extending my contract for two months over summer because I love it here so much) Placement company website: http://www.tlcmarketing.com/Market/uk LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/faye-stammers/   What did you find the most helpful in your placement search:… Read more »

Q&A with nutrition student Roisin

Hi Everyone! My name’s Roisin and I’m a 3rd year nutrition student at BU. This blog post is here to answer some popular food and nutrition questions, and more importantly how food can impact on your studies. Hope you enjoy it! Q: Why should you ensure you have a good diet? A good diet helps… Read more »

Chrissie’s placement at MM and Company

Name: Chrissie Bishop Course: (BA) Hons Communications and Media Placement at: MM and Company Placement Job Title: Marketing, Events and Social Media intern Placement length: 40 weeks Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrissie-b-4831ba9a/ Tell us about the company and your role: MM and Company is a small team of 4 people including me, located in the North West of London… Read more »

Saskia’s placement at Sony

Name: Saskia Long Course: Communication and Media BA (Hons) Placement at: Sony Professional Solutions Europe Placement Job Title: PR and Social Assistant Placement length: 11 months Placement company website: https://pro.sony Three words to describe your placement: Challenging, creative and fun! Most interesting part of your placement: Meeting, speaking and networking with all different types of… Read more »

Staying motivated during your studies

Third year BA (Hons) Business Studies student Corey Kemp shares his advice on staying motivated during your studies: Opportunity: I know assignments, coursework and exams can be seen as daunting but you should try and change your approach towards it. See it as an opportunity to showcase your hard work and your capabilities in your… Read more »

Emily and her trip to Blandford Brewery

Hi, I’m Emily, and I’m studying Biological Sciences in my second year at BU. On Wednesday 7th March, my course mates and I went on a trip to Blandford Brewery as part of our Microbiology unit. Throughout the trip, we were given a tour of the brewery, told in detail the complex process via which… Read more »

Rishi’s placement at Astute

Name: Rishi Matharu Course: BA Communication and Media Placement Job Title: Senior Business Development Specialist Placement Company: Astute, www.astute.com Three words to describe your placement: Challenging, Motivational, Aspiring Most interesting part of your placement: Supporting the new starters and also learning the various roles within the realm of marketing Hardest aspect of your placement: Getting into… Read more »