After completing four years of Uni, I feel confident that I have gained the skills necessary to contribute to whichever sector of the job force I enter. The skills and achievements that give you a greater chance of landing a job in a competitive market are called employability skills. I hope that on the completion… Read more » about Employability: The overarching theme of uni
There comes a point in the university journey of most students when they realise they fall into either of the following categories: they’ve never written a CV before or they’ve written a CV but unsure of the correct/ most updated format for one. This is when most people turn to BU’s Careers and Employability Service…. Read more » about Career support at BU
I am sure there are hundreds of ‘to do lists’ floating around your news feed about what you need to complete before attending uni. Don’t worry, I’ll not swamp you with too much info. I will list my top four things I think you should try to do before you get here. Let’s get to… Read more » about How to spend your last year before uni
Let me be honest with you. Doing a degree is very hard work. So if the opportunity is presented to take a break from academic work while simultaneously enhancing your employability skills, would you not take it? Well I did. I opted to undertake a placement year as part of my degree. I haven’t regretted… Read more » about Why do a placement year?
By Carlyle Collins 2nd year BU student, BSc (Hons) Forensic Science After receiving my Fresher’s Guide, I quickly started highlighting the clubs and societies I would love to join when I arrived at Uni. To my surprise, I easily had highlighted about twenty clubs- there were too many to choose from! There wouldn’t be enough time to… Read more » about Clubs and Societies- BU Cricket Club
By Carlyle Collins 1st year BU student, BSc (Hons) Forensic Science At secondary school I was quite an active chap, I was involved in everything. Well not everything, but I did a lot, I played multiple sports and was involved in different societies. Could I possibly manage to maintain this level of involvement and obtain good grades… Read more » about Life of a student
By Carlyle Collins (Guyana) 1st year BU Student, BSc (Hons) Forensic Science BU is a modern university with innovative courses and excellent facilities for student usage and so much more describe Bournemouth University (BU) that I would literally need multiple blogs to say it all! So I will deal with one aspect of BU that… Read more » about What’s great about BU