This guest blog is written by MA Media & Communication student, Esther Sandra Mene about their experience attending the Rising Voices event. I attended a transformative event called Rising Voices that took place with the aim of creating visibility for Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) writers in the Dorset area. This event was… Read more » about My experience of the Rising Voices event
This is a guest blog post written by MA English & Literary Media student, Zoey. The opportunity to intern with The Tandem Collective, a global digital marketing agency operating in the publishing arena, came about halfway through the spring semester when a representative from Tandem attended as a guest speaker. Following the presentation, Tandem offered… Read more » about Zoey’s Experience Interning with The Tandem Collective
This is a guest blog by Erin Pinnel, MA Scriptwriting student. In this blog, she shares her insights into living and studying in Bournemouth as a Postgraduate student. Studying in Bournemouth has been an amazing experience as someone who is living away from home for the first time. Probably one of the best selling points… Read more » about Erin’s insights into Bournemouth’s campus, activities, and accommodation
Guest blogger Erin Pinnel returns to share her insights into the spaces she likes to study in whilst completing her MA in Scriptwriting. Bournemouth University was my first choice because it has so many postgraduate facilities and opportunities. On the Talbot campus where the Faculty of Media & Communications courses are taught, in the Tolpuddle… Read more » about Dedicated study spaces for MA students
Esther Sandra Mene is currently studying MA Media & Communication, this is her guest blog. I chose to study this degree because I have always been interested in media and communication, and I wanted to learn more about the theories and practices of this field. I also wanted to develop my skills in research, analysis,… Read more » about Esther’s experience of studying MA Media & Communication
This is a guest blog post written by Student Ambassador Erin Pinnell who is studying MA Scriptwriting. As someone who completed a drama undergraduate degree, I immediately felt a connection to scriptwriting. Many other MA courses do offer scriptwriting as a module; however, Bournemouth is one of the only universities to offer a course dedicated… Read more » about Why Erin chose MA Scriptwriting and what opportunities it’s provided… so far!
This is a guest blog post by Tom Moolenaar. Tom is studying MA Creative Writing & Publishing. Hi, my name is Tom and this is my experience of BU’s postgraduate degree, MA Creative Writing & Publishing! I remember searching for degrees in the creative industry and feeling quite anxious. I loved writing, but I wasn’t… Read more » about MA Creative Writing & Publishing at Bournemouth University: Tom’s student insights
This is a guest blog written by Suchismita Ghosh, an MA Creative Writing and Publishing student, on her experiences of the Rising Voices showcase for BIPoC (Black Indigenous People of Colour) writers held here at Bournemouth University. The Rising Voices launch event on 28 April 2023 was a collaboration between Bournemouth University and Arts University… Read more » about The Rising Voices: With the voices shall we rise
The world is full of wonders and creative people. Sometimes the wonders of the world astound people, and other times people astound the world. One such marvel is the art of persuasion and the artists are none other than the advertisers. This specific skill set may be acquired through academic study, which can also assist… Read more » about The Role of Course Accreditation in MA Advertising: A Student’s Perspective
This is a guest blog post by Zoey Bonfante, sharing her experience of studying MA English & Literary Media with the Faculty of Media & Communication. Zoey completed her Bachelor’s degree in English at Rosemont College in the US. Zoey moved from Philadelphia to study in the UK. As someone who graduated university almost a… Read more » about Zoey’s experience studying MA English & Literary Media
Current student Doyin, who is studying MA Advertising – recently attended a free industry visit to LUSH – a multi-million pound international cosmetics company – as part of the Graduate Skills Programme run by CareersBU I visited the LUSH facility and offices with a few other interested BU students to learn everything there is… Read more » about Leaving the world Lusher than it is, a tour of the Lush Factory and Offices.
This is a guest blog post written by MA Advertising student Manya Deora. I recently attended a panel discussion hosted by the Media and Communications department at Bournemouth University. The topics presented were discussing the advertising, marketing, and communications industries and if or how they are consciously or unconsciously fostering a culture of consumerism on… Read more » about My take on the role of the Advertising industry in the Climate Crisis