Making sure you get the right placement can be scary. Here is a my experience of finding, and applying to, both short and long term placements.
How To Job Hunt During Lockdown
For lots of us, especially for the ones that like me are in their final year, the UK lockdown has had a huge impact on job hunting. Whether it is a grad role, part-time job or an internship that you are looking for, look no more, here are some great alternatives to job hunt during… Read more » about How To Job Hunt During Lockdown
I want to volunteer for charity but I don’t know how to start!
Volunteering, such as charity work, can be an amazing way to pad out your CV, help those in need and a useful thing to fill your free time with! This post is to just make sure you feel confident taking that first step into the world of charity work and volunteering. A small amount of… Read more » about I want to volunteer for charity but I don’t know how to start!
Why postgraduate study was such a great option for me
The end of my five years of law school was bizarre at the very least. For the first time in a while the next natural step wasn’t the next academic year and I was unsure of where I wanted to take my life. I was (and still adamantly am) the starry-eyed millennial. I want to… Read more » about Why postgraduate study was such a great option for me
Complement your PG degree with GTP
Postgraduate degrees are designed to be subject focused. With a timeline of just a year to complete the degree, it is also possible to get opportunities to study subjects that touch on other aspects of student development. That’s where the Global Talent Program comes in. It is aimed at development of soft skills that can… Read more » about Complement your PG degree with GTP
My frontline experience as a paramedic amid the coronavirus pandemic
My name is Sam and I am a paramedic. Six months ago I graduated from Bournemouth University’s BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science course. I would never have expected within such a short space of time from graduating that I would be working on the frontline during a global pandemic. The clinical decision making and critical thinking… Read more » about My frontline experience as a paramedic amid the coronavirus pandemic
Why study BSc (Hons) Geography at BU
Choosing a subject to study at university can be difficult, especially as this is going to be the main thing you spend at least 80% of your time on for the next three or four years. When making this choice I personally got pretty confused as even if you have narrowed down the universities you… Read more » about Why study BSc (Hons) Geography at BU
Careers and employability support: How to land your dream job
One of the biggest pressures students face is whether they will be able to land a job before they graduate. Where do you start? How do you impress employers? What skills are they looking for? Luckily, Bournemouth University has a Careers and Employability Service to help you out – before and after you graduate! Whether… Read more » about Careers and employability support: How to land your dream job
Emily’s experience from BU student to graduate at GlaxoSmithKline
Emily Dalton graduated from BU in 2018 with a BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences degree and is now in her second year of a graduate scheme with GlaxoSmithKline. Read her guest blog post to hear all about her experiences at BU and beyond! Before coming to BU, I was pretty sure that I wanted to end… Read more » about Emily’s experience from BU student to graduate at GlaxoSmithKline
Louis’ Mechanical Engineering placement year
MEng Mechanical Engineering student Louis tells us about his placement year and how it has offered opportunities to help with his future career. Choosing to do a placement year was one of my better decisions. After months of searching and feeling like I wasn’t getting anywhere, my perfect placement job came up at ASM Assembly… Read more » about Louis’ Mechanical Engineering placement year
From BU student to Assistant Meteorologist – graduate Becky tells us of her experiences
Guest blogger Becky Fowell is a BSc (Hons) Geography graduate who has gone from BU student to Assistant Meteorologist. Take a read of her blog to see how being a student here continues to help with her career path – even after graduation! For me, university seemed like the next step for someone who enjoyed… Read more » about From BU student to Assistant Meteorologist – graduate Becky tells us of her experiences
Clara’s placement at Vibration Design and Production
Clara-Mae Turrall is a BA (Hons) Music & Sound Production Technology student and has been on her placement at Vibration Design and Production in London. She’s taken the chance to be a guest blogger for us and to tell you all about the highs and lows of her placement experience. Huawei. The Body Coach. Goldwell…. Read more » about Clara’s placement at Vibration Design and Production