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My experience of producing short films as part of my MA Creative Writing and Publishing

This is a guest blog by Susan Edser, MA Creative Writing and Publishing student at BU. ‘No one cares what you went through,’ the internationally renowned filmmaker Imruh Bakari says. ‘All that matters is what is on the screen.’ I have been on a crash course in filmmaking over the last few months, and this is… Read more » about My experience of producing short films as part of my MA Creative Writing and Publishing

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My journey through a degree apprenticeship: a path to excellence

Hello, I’m Elliott, and I’m excited to share my journey as a degree apprentice at Bournemouth University, employed by Draken. I recently won the Dorset Apprenticeship Award for 2024 which was an incredible honour, and in this blog, I would like to reflect on the experiences and the opportunities that have shaped my path. Before… Read more » about My journey through a degree apprenticeship: a path to excellence

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My journey through an apprenticeship: a transformative experience

Hello, I’m Abigail, and I’m thrilled to share my journey as an apprentice in MSc Advanced Clinical Practice at Bournemouth University. This experience has not only transformed my professional skills but also profoundly impacted my personal growth and my career. Before the Apprenticeship Before embarking on this apprenticeship in June 2022, I was working as… Read more » about My journey through an apprenticeship: a transformative experience

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My experience of the Senior Leadership Apprenticeship at BU

This is a guest blog by Kerry Jalie, Strategic Portfolio Manager for the NHS, and a student studying the Senior Leadership Apprenticeship (SLA) at BU. I started the SLA in September 2022, and I can honestly say I am really enjoying it! The content is interesting and varied and the combination of on-campus and remote… Read more » about My experience of the Senior Leadership Apprenticeship at BU

My journey to BU as an international student was tough yet motivating and rewarding (part 2.)

This is a guest blog by Yaw Preko (MBA) Master’s of Business Administration Navigating the intricacies of the visa application process and arranging travel tickets presented significant hurdles on my path to studying abroad. With limited knowledge about these procedures, I sought assistance from a trusted agent, adding to the already substantial financial burden of… Read more » about My journey to BU as an international student was tough yet motivating and rewarding (part 2.)

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My work abroad experience in Vietnam

I’m Louis, a 21-year-old final-year Business and Management student at BU entering my final year, I knew that I wanted to say ‘yes’ to everything and really make the most out of the opportunities presented to me. When I received the email from BU informing me of the Vietnamese placement opportunity, I knew that it… Read more » about My work abroad experience in Vietnam

My journey to BU as an international student was tough yet motivating and rewarding (part 1.)

This is a guest blog by Yaw Preko (MBA) Master’s of Business Administration Dreaming of pursuing a master’s or PhD in business abroad has been a long-standing aspiration for me, transcending geographical boundaries and offering a broader academic horizon. However, the prospect of studying overseas entailed grappling with the weighty burden of financial considerations, which… Read more » about My journey to BU as an international student was tough yet motivating and rewarding (part 1.)

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Saying yes to study abroad opportunities at university

At the beginning of 2023, I made a resolution that would change the course of my year: saying “yes” more often. The simple commitment I made to myself wasn’t just about trying different things or exploring new places, it was a promise to myself that I would try to leave my comfort zone, meet new… Read more » about Saying yes to study abroad opportunities at university

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How I spent five weeks in Fiji through the Turing Scheme funding at BU

My name is Mia, I am 23 and I am a current final year BA (Hons) Social Work student at Bournemouth University. I spent five weeks in Fiji, on a Youth Empowerment Project with Think Pacific through funding with the Turing Scheme. Ever since I was a teenager, I always knew that I wanted to… Read more » about How I spent five weeks in Fiji through the Turing Scheme funding at BU

How the accreditations on the Multimedia Journalism course aid your employability

The Multimedia course at Bournemouth University is accredited by three industry-recognised bodies that help boost your employability. In this blog, I’m going to go through what they are and what they mean for you studying this course and your future in Journalism. When studying Multimedia Journalism at BU, one of the accreditations that you are… Read more » about How the accreditations on the Multimedia Journalism course aid your employability

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My hospitality placement experience in Melbourne, Australia

My name is Kacey Woods, I am currently on my placement year, studying BA (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management. I am currently carrying out a ‘split placement’ over two different organisations in Melbourne, Australia. I have just completed my first placement; as conference and events intern at the Sofitel Melbourne-On- Collins in Melbourne, Australia…. Read more » about My hospitality placement experience in Melbourne, Australia