AFC Bournemouth partnership benefits BU’s sports teams

Bournemouth University students benefit from the university’s partnership with local football club in a number of ways, from work placement opportunities to community projects. But another big benefit of the partnership is the high-level coaching that BU’s men’s and women’s football teams receive from AFC Bournemouth coaches. Steve Cuss, Head of AFC Bournemouth’s Community Sports… Read more » about AFC Bournemouth partnership benefits BU’s sports teams

BU leaps 11 places in The Complete University Guide table

Bournemouth University (BU) has jumped 11 places in The Complete University Guide league table, to a high of 54th nationally. The league table, published annually, uses measures such as staff-to-student ratios, facilities spending and graduate prospects to come up with the final league positions. BU’s rise to 54th in the league tables, up from 65th… Read more » about BU leaps 11 places in The Complete University Guide table

BU and Yeovil District Foundation Trust shortlisted for Nursing Times partnership award

Bournemouth University has been shortlisted by the Student Nursing Times Awards for its work with Yeovil District Foundation Trust in the Partnership of the Year category. This prestigious award celebrates collaborative partnerships between universities and healthcare providers in educating nursing and midwifery students. Through academic and practical learning students are prepared for their future careers… Read more » about BU and Yeovil District Foundation Trust shortlisted for Nursing Times partnership award

Two national finals and a royal fan for BU’s sport teams

Two of Bournemouth University’s sports teams competed in national finals, one of which was attended by HRH Princess Anne. BU’s Men’s Volleyball and Men’s Football both competed in this week’s British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) national finals. The Men’s Volleyball 1st team met Sheffield Hallam in the final after an impressive season, having won… Read more » about Two national finals and a royal fan for BU’s sport teams

BA Tourism Management Field trip to Malta

Level  I BA Tourism Management students recently spent seven days in Malta as part of their studies. The students were investigating tourism development, planning, operations and tourist experience and behaviour during the field trip. During the trip students met with a number of tourism industry professionals, including representatives from Visit Malta, Heritage Malta, The Malta… Read more » about BA Tourism Management Field trip to Malta

BU graduate receives prestigious Hospitality Mentoring Award

Bournemouth University graduate Daniele Quattromini has been named as the winner of this year’s Gold Service Scholarship for hospitality award. As winner, he will receive a year’s worth of expert mentoring, where he will work with the Royal Household at a state banquet, visit the vineyards of Champagne and Bordeaux, amongst other things. Quattromini, 25,… Read more » about BU graduate receives prestigious Hospitality Mentoring Award

Bournemouth University braced for further Oscar success

A number of Bournemouth University graduates are celebrating as their work was included in the announcement of Oscar nominees. Graduates from the University’s National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA) have worked on four out of the five films nominated in the Best Visual Effects Category. Andrew Lockley is among the graduates who could be celebrating on the… Read more » about Bournemouth University braced for further Oscar success