Career support at BU

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

How to spend your last year before uni

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

Why do a placement year?

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?

Clubs and Societies- BU Cricket Club

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

Life of a student

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