Sarah Clark

How the BU Graduate Skills Programme helped my well-being and my career

Taking part in the BU Graduate Skills Programme has not only helped me think more in-depth about my future career options, but it has also aided my personal development by helping me learn about myself and focus more on my strengths. This has all been a key part of my life in the past year,… Read more » about How the BU Graduate Skills Programme helped my well-being and my career

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My Placement Year as a Production Management Intern at The Walt Disney Company

Ya Ha!! or Oh Boy!! Two classic quotes from Mickey Mouse!! Come to work with me as a Production Management Intern at The Walt Disney Company! My day will start at 7am at the ring of my alarm! Now, while it might be tempting to hit that snooze button. No! I got to get to… Read more » about My Placement Year as a Production Management Intern at The Walt Disney Company

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Making friends at university – a nursing student’s perspective

As we start university, some of us may have had friends we either grew up with, went to elementary school with, or even met during A-levels and have a friendship bond with. This all changes when university starts; we either join the same universities with them or, for some, part ways due to different university… Read more » about Making friends at university – a nursing student’s perspective

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How the Turing Scheme took me to the French Alps

This is a guest blog by BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science student Tom, who talks about his experience of the Turing Scheme. I chose to study at BU for its high reputation in sports-related fields while also having the chance to gain industry experience. Having the opportunity to study in a beautiful coastal town… Read more » about How the Turing Scheme took me to the French Alps

Reflecting on my first year: what would I do differently?

Settling into university life Starting university, you quickly realise that it forces a level of independence and responsibility, which can be a massive change from home and for some students, a newfound sense of freedom. It is easy to get carried away with the late nights and lie-ins. I found that by the first few… Read more » about Reflecting on my first year: what would I do differently?

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Dear first years…. advice for starting your first year at BU from a second year student

  The anxiety of A-level results day has passed, and now you are fulfilling the next chapter of your education and life journey…. studying at university away from home. A new city, new study, new people, and new living – everything will be unfamiliar and exciting. Welcome to Bournemouth University! Where you will be studying… Read more » about Dear first years…. advice for starting your first year at BU from a second year student

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Freshers Week: Expectations Vs Reality

One of the highlights for students who join BU every year is Freshers Week! Freshers Week is an opportunity to go out, have fun, take part in activities, and meet new friends! In this blog, I talk about my experience of Freshers Week at BU, including what my expectations were Vs the reality. Before I… Read more » about Freshers Week: Expectations Vs Reality

Why I’m glad I joined a society in second year

Hey, I’m Lily, a TV Production student here at BU, and this vlog is my advice to you about joining clubs and societies at uni! I am so glad I got involved in more societies in my second year and put myself out there more – as it’s such a great way to meet new… Read more » about Why I’m glad I joined a society in second year