BU graduates celebrate work on Joss Stone’s new music video

LoveLove Films, which was founded and is managed by BU Graduate Georgina Hurcombe, are incredibly pleased to announce their latest music video, created for the multi platinum album selling soul singer-songwriter Joss Stone. The company is based in Bournemouth and five BU alumni from LoveLove Films, as well as Georgina herself, worked on the new video for… Read more »

BU students in Magna Carta 800th anniversary exhibition

Bournemouth University has been helping to promote the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta, and were commissioned by Salisbury Cathedral to make four media installations. RedBalloon, the professional production arm of The Faculty of Media and Communication at Bournemouth University, produced two films, an animation and an interactive for the exhibition, which is… Read more »

First year students win £1000 for their innovative idea

This year, the BA (Hons) Business Studies students were tasked with imagining they work for the product development department of a large insurance company to develop innovative insurance products for agricultural sector. It was a group project and each person had a specific role and responsibilities, such as Marketing Director, Market Research Assistant, Product Manager,… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Games BAFTA Success for BU Alumni

We are very proud to share that a group of three of our BA Interactive Media Production graduates have been awarded the BAFTA for Artistic Achievement at the British Academy Game Awards for their game Lumino City, beating the likes of Assassin’s Creed Unity and Far Cry 4. 2003 Graduates Katherine Bidwell and Luke Whittaker, along with… Read more »

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 »

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 »

BU varsity teams make national sports finals

Six Bournemouth University teams are to compete at one of the highest levels in University Sport. After five months of hard work six sportBU Varsity teams have made the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Western Conference Cup finals on Wednesday 18th March. The leading squads, coming under Bournemouth University’s sportBU banner, include Women’s Badminton 1st,… Read more »