My MA Producing Film & Television story

Since there’s still some time left for applications and many people are contacting me to ask about studying at Bournemouth University (BU), I feel like sharing a sneaky peek into my experience on MA Producing Film & Television. BU is still quite a young university when compared to many others all over the UK. Which… Read more »

My sandwich placement at Adobe

I am from a small village in Oxfordshire, I decided to go to Bournemouth Uni, because I thought the sandwich year would be invaluable to my development and so this year I have been on my placement as a Marketing and Communications Executive at Adobe Systems. I chose to take a marketing placement at Adobe,… Read more »

Chinese students – welcome to the BU family!

Bournemouth University is definitely an international university. I’ve met people from all over world here. As a Chinese person in England, I wanted to feel the exotic atmosphere, but also wanted more friends with the same cultural background as me. When I came to England alone, at first I was worried about how to meet… Read more »

Lucy’s Festival of Design & Technology story

By displaying my product at the Festival of Design & Technology, I get exposure to a number of businesses in a short period of time that would not be possible otherwise. The festival is a great way to get the experience of presenting at a professional level with a year’s worth of supporting work on a single… Read more »

My highlights from BU International College

My name is Azgi, and I am from Kazakhstan. Let’s start my little story about how I studied at Bournemouth University International College by doing the Pre-Sessional English Course and International Year One. Once upon a time, I came to England when I was just 12 years old. Since that time I knew that I… Read more »

Five things I learnt on my placement

I won’t lie, placement search was probably one of the most stressful times of my degree so far. Fortunately, I didn’t give up that easy and didn’t let the fact that other students had already secured their placements de-motivate or panic me. Having said that, I didn’t end up securing a placement until the May… Read more »

Beautiful Barcelona!

To make the most of my time in Europe, after my internship in Malta, I flew to Spain and continued my studies as an Erasmus student in Universitat Autòmona de Barcelona (UAB). UAB is the best university in Spain, according to The World University Rankings 2015-2016. In Europe, UAB ranks the top 100. And it… Read more »

From a PhD at BU to a life in Australia

When my former PhD supervisor, Professor Mark Brisbane, asked me to write a blog, I wasn’t convinced anyone would be particularly interested. But when I think about it, my pathway to my current job working in Australia is maybe helpful in thinking about alternative careers for those wonderful degrees you all will (or do already)… Read more »

Music in the veins

The music opportunities at BU are vast. There are chances to be part of operas, musicals and many concerts throughout the year. The application process is not too strenuous, as you need to write about yourself and the music experiences you’ve had in the past. Having a lot of experience as well as music grades… Read more »

Introducing Global BUddies

As you may already know, Global BUddies is a programme led by the Student Services department of Bournemouth University and by students. It aims to increase integration between UK students and international students, but it’s also a great way to share culture, make friends and gain an extensive knowledge about other nationalities – something future… Read more »

My placement at a digital marketing agency

After endlessly searching for the perfect digital marketing agency, I finally came across Reflect Digital. Once I had had my interview I immediately felt like it was the place I wanted to work. Everyone was friendly, the office was great and to be perfectly honest I just felt a really good vibe, plus I got… Read more »