This is a guest blog post by graduate Lucy Brady, graduate from BA (Hons) Television Production. Last February, I was fortunate enough to be offered a job at ITV Daytime as a Studio Technician, working part-time alongside completing my TV Production degree at Bournemouth University. My contract was due to change to full-time in June, however, 2020 had… Read more » about Graduate Lucy lands a role with ITV
My experience of the Global Talent Programme (GTP) Award
I’m an international student from Malaysia currently in my second year studying BA (Hons) Sociology & Social Anthropology at Bournemouth University. I have joined the Global Talent Programme (GTP) during my first year at Uni because it is a great opportunity for me to stay active and get involved with great events. GTP Award… Read more » about My experience of the Global Talent Programme (GTP) Award
From Rome to Bournemouth – how BU helped build my career with Siemens
This is a guest blog by Jonathan Faraoni, our BSc (Hons) Computing graduate, and currently studying MSc Internet of Things at Bournemouth University. My story begins in 2015 when at the age of 19 years old I decided to move abroad for my studies and pursue a bachelor’s degree in science and technology. After many… Read more » about From Rome to Bournemouth – how BU helped build my career with Siemens
How can I make the most of BU’s Careers Service and the Careers Hub?
How can I make the most of BU’s careers service and the careers hub? So you may have decided on going to university… Yay! You are probably swept up in the excitement of your new independent adventure. However, when is the right time to start thinking about after university? At the end of the day,… Read more » about How can I make the most of BU’s Careers Service and the Careers Hub?
How can I enhance my employability during my studies?
Going to university and getting your degree is a major first step in the path to your dream career, however with more and more undergrads obtaining bachelor’s degrees, the playing field has been levelled. The good news is that there are lots of ways you can enhance your employability by taking part in extra-curricular activities,… Read more » about How can I enhance my employability during my studies?
My placement experience encouraged me to start my own businesses
This is a guest blog post by current student Emily Thorne, studying BA (Hons) Communication and Media. When I was searching for a placement in my second year at University, I found the most helpful platform was LinkedIn. LinkedIn has all the information you need to know as you create a platform and business page… Read more » about My placement experience encouraged me to start my own businesses
Reflection on what I have learned from my time at Bournemouth Uni!
Hey! It has now been a few weeks from completing my dissertation, and I thought it would be a great moment to reflect on my time at Bournemouth University over the past three years. My time at university was a life-changing experience that I will always treasure. The ride was certainly not easy, but it… Read more » about Reflection on what I have learned from my time at Bournemouth Uni!
Reflecting on my placement year at the Walt Disney Company
This is a guest blogger post by current student Ben Levene, studying BA (Hons) Marketing Communications. Now that I have finished my placement year, it seems like a great time to reflect on working for the Walt Disney Company. First of all, let me introduce myself. My name is Ben and I will be going… Read more » about Reflecting on my placement year at the Walt Disney Company
From Bournemouth to Bali: Zach’s prize-winning placement
Last year, BSc (Hons) Environmental Science student Zach Boakes wrote a blog piece about his placement year co-founding volunteering organisation North Bali Reef Conservation. Now he has been awarded the BU Placement Prize for his achievements, he is back with an update on how it is all going. My sandwich placement was spent at North… Read more » about From Bournemouth to Bali: Zach’s prize-winning placement
Why would you study for a Master’s degree ?
In the crowded job markets nowadays, employers tend to look for candidates that stand out and can be distinguished easily. The extra higher – level qualification would give you a competitive edge between other applicants to improve your financial prospects as well as investing in your own future showing your ability to commit to an… Read more » about Why would you study for a Master’s degree ?
Getting into the business world through BU
I’m a Bournemouth girl that went away to get the whole university experience, studied in London and worked for a few years in the science industry after but coming back to Dorset deciding to settle in and find my way through BU. When I came back, I was very confused as to what to do… Read more » about Getting into the business world through BU
Scoring a placement during your Master’s degree
I am studying MSc Nutrition and Behaviour and it is mandatory to do a 12-day placement as a part of the degree program. The great aspect of our course is the flexibility provided to us to choose where and what we wanted to do with our placement. I scored a place in the Nutrition department… Read more » about Scoring a placement during your Master’s degree