Waiting for your application response

You’ve picked BU as one of your favourite universities and you’ve applied for your chosen course. What next? Waiting for your application response from UCAS can be daunting and very nerve racking and all that’s on your mind is whether or not your application was good enough to be accepted. However, remembering that hundreds or… Read more » about Waiting for your application response

BU graduates celebrate Interstellar BAFTA

A number of Bournemouth University graduates are celebrating after being recognised for their visual effects work on the film Interstellar. Interstellar won the Special Visual Effects BAFTA at the 2015 Awards ceremony, with BU graduate Andy Lockley and one of BU’s honorary doctorates, Paul Franklin, invited on stage to pick up the award. Lockley and… Read more » about BU graduates celebrate Interstellar BAFTA

Selfies from the stratosphere: BU student starts space probe company

A BU Business student has created a space probe company that has taken selfies in the stratosphere. BA (Hons) Business Studies with Enterprise student Sam Harrison has set up the company, which sends probes up into space to conduct research and provide experimental marketing for businesses. Sam, who is currently on placement with a software… Read more » about Selfies from the stratosphere: BU student starts space probe company

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

BU graduate grabs dream job with help of AFC Bournemouth experience

Jasper Taylor studied Multimedia Journalism at Bournemouth University, graduating in 2014. He has subsequently gone on to work for Sky Sports News as a Junior Sub Editor. During his time at BU, Jasper worked for AFC Bournemouth, making feature videos and running a match-day blog. Jasper said, “Four multimedia journalism students joined AFC Bournemouth in… Read more » about BU graduate grabs dream job with help of AFC Bournemouth experience

Pedal2Medal with sports students

On Sunday 25 May, a team of sports management students hosted the event Pedal2Medal at Ensbury Velodrome. Students explained that the aim of the event was to create more awareness for the track and raise funds for ‘Wessex Accessible Cycling Club’, a local charity for disabled riders. Spectators were able to enjoy refreshments, and experience a… Read more » about Pedal2Medal with sports students

BU graduate who wrote & directed feature film back to give advice

A Scriptwriting graduate who has since gone on to write and direct his own successful feature film was back at BU to share his advice and experiences with current students. Ben Cookson – who graduated from the BA (Hons) Scriptwriting for Film and Television  degree course in 2006 – wrote and directed Almost Married, a… Read more » about BU graduate who wrote & directed feature film back to give advice

Dragons’ Den experience at School of Tourism

The Innovation unit this year involved working with nine local organisations across the Events Management and Events & Leisure Marketing programmes. This year the organisations included: The Print Room, Aruba, Bournemouth International Conference Centre, The Langtry Manor Hotel, Haskins Garden Centre, The Captains Club, The Green House Hotel, Chapel Gate and QE Leisure Centre.  The… Read more » about Dragons’ Den experience at School of Tourism

Final year Retail Management students reveal their plans for rejuvenating Poole

Real life consultancy projects for final year students provide a fantastic opportunity to showcase their ideas, and this year an opportunity emerged a little closer to home. The Dolphin Shopping Centre in Poole has been a major talking point in recent years. Consumers feel that Poole (as a destination) is let down by its shopping… Read more » about Final year Retail Management students reveal their plans for rejuvenating Poole

BU graduate ‘scores’ publishing deal with football book

A Bournemouth University graduate has found success with the publication of a new book for budding football professionals. Dean Caslake, an Accounting and Finance graduate, wrote ‘The Footballer’s Journey’ alongside current professional footballer Guy Branston to offer practical tips on becoming a professional footballer.‘The Footballer’s Journey’ is aimed at young footballers, parents, amateur coaches and… Read more » about BU graduate ‘scores’ publishing deal with football book

BU student team wins European-wide advertising competition

A team from Bournemouth University (BU) has won a student advertising competition that received entries from across Europe. The team – made up of four BU final year Advertising students – won Ad Venture, an annual competition organised by the European Association of Communications Agencies (EACA) for students across Europe. The competition aims to give… Read more » about BU student team wins European-wide advertising competition