Final year Retail Management students reveal their plans for rejuvenating Poole

Real life consultancy projects for final year students provide a fantastic opportunity to showcase their ideas, and this year an opportunity emerged a little closer to home. The Dolphin Shopping Centre in Poole has been a major talking point in recent years. Consumers feel that Poole (as a destination) is let down by its shopping… Read more »

“Rise to” challenge – winning a national enterprise competition

By Glebs Kiselovs BA (Hons) Business Studies, Year 1 This year for me one of the most exciting experiences was participation in the “Rise To” challenge. Together with four BU students (Lauren England – Business School, Jana Sirica – School of Tourism, Mark Trubetskoy and Aleksandrs Pereverzevs – Media School) we had to run a… Read more »

BU graduate ‘scores’ publishing deal with football book

A Bournemouth University graduate has found success with the publication of a new book for budding football professionals. Dean Caslake, an Accounting and Finance graduate, wrote ‘The Footballer’s Journey’ alongside current professional footballer Guy Branston to offer practical tips on becoming a professional footballer.‘The Footballer’s Journey’ is aimed at young footballers, parents, amateur coaches and… Read more »

Tourism students on field trip to Malta

Level I BA Tourism Management students recently spent seven days in Malta as part of their studies. The students were investigating tourism development, planning, operations and tourist behaviour during the field trip. During the trip students met with a number of tourism industry professionals, including representatives from Visit Malta, Air Malta, The Malta Hotels and… Read more »