From Bournemouth to New York: My IBM Placement Experience

Stephen tells us how his BU placement year has landed him a job after university… Sitting in the IBM auditorium in the North Harbour, Portsmouth office, I was completely unaware of what would come of the next 12 months. I’d just finished my exams the week before, and now I was being inducted as a… Read more »

How I got a tuition fee waiver

Deciding between studying for a Master’s degree or braving the big wide world of employment was a tough decision for me to make. After graduating in 2015 I was unsure exactly what it was I even wanted to do with my degree. I spent many hours searching the internet for jobs and even applied to… Read more »

From intern to creative planner

BU graduate Rees Hitchcock recently gave an interview to Event Magazine about his placement year. Here’s what he had to say: During my third year at Bournemouth University I undertook a placement year. Knowing I wanted to spend it back in London and kick-start my career in the world of brands and experiences, finding a… Read more »

Why I love being a BU sport scholar

Receiving a BU Sport Scholarship is about more than just money. We asked some of our students what it means to them to have a Sport Scholarship, and here’s what they said: Chloe Thomas – table tennis My name is Chloe and I am a first year student at Bournemouth Uni, studying Nutrition. I am a Welsh… Read more »

Why I love being a BU sport scholar

Receiving a BU Sport Scholarship is about more than just money. We asked some of our students what it means to them to have a Sport Scholarship, and here’s what they said:   Chloe Thomas – table tennis My name is Chloe and I am a first year student at Bournemouth Uni, studying Nutrition. I am a… Read more »

How BU got me to where I am now

When I look back at my time at Bournemouth University, it instantly brings a smile to my face and makes me feel nostalgic about four of the best years in my life.  Four years which have helped shape my life, my career and the people I chose to have close to me. I studied Leisure… Read more »

Moving to Bournemouth from Brazil

The main reasons I chose BU are the location and atmosphere of the city, reputation of the university and support to international students. Applying to BU was easy as the system is friendly, the instructions are clear and the admissions team is very efficient. My BU life has been incredible! The university really supports international… Read more »

My BU experience

When I was searching for an MA programme, I loved the fact that BU differentiated itself from other universities by offering a more practical approach to my learning–that is why I ultimately chose to study at BU. I was able to learn the theory behind public relations and then I was able to put that… Read more »

Why I chose BU

My name is Angelique and I am a citizen of the United States of America. I chose Bournemouth University because I used the books that were written by the lecturers there to obtain my Bachelor’s in the States. Bournemouth also showed more interest in me than any other school that I applied to in the… Read more »

From Brazil to Bournemouth

I always wanted to experience living abroad as I could challenge myself, live with other cultures, develop my English language skills and face situations that make me leave my comfort zone. It was easy for me to pick the country I wanted to live in; UK universities are some of the most traditional in the… Read more »