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My take on the role of the Advertising industry in the Climate Crisis

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

Postgraduate student Nakita poses in a lime green shirt with a big smile in a selfie-style photo.

Nikita’s journey from English teacher to aspiring children’s author

This is a guest blog post from MA English & Literary Media student, Nikita.  Previously, I taught English in the Caribbean, when I moved to the UK I studied for my undergraduate degree, BA Social Work, at Bournemouth University from which I graduated in 2018. I started my career in social work, and during that… Read more » about Nikita’s journey from English teacher to aspiring children’s author

Political Psychology, is this concept even possible?

Political Psychology is a combination of two words that look quietly indifferent. I see a confused face every time I meet with someone when I talk about my course, as I also can imagine your face right now! Although many people are not very familiar with this brand-new social science discipline, Political Psychology is getting… Read more » about Political Psychology, is this concept even possible?

LLM in Intellectual Property Law and My Experiences

Choosing to do Intellectual Property Law as my Master’s Degree was a fairly simple choice for me. I wanted to do a course that would not pigeon hole me into one specific field, and the opportunities provided by IP in business, technology, creative media and more made it exciting. The most attractive feature I found… Read more » about LLM in Intellectual Property Law and My Experiences

Ten pieces of advice as a fellow Indian Student

Ten pieces of advice I would like to give as a fellow Indian Student in Media and Communication Courses (more or less also applicable to other courses and pathways):    Research your journey. Before even leaving your home take a good look at your journey plan and try to find some interesting avenues. If a… Read more » about Ten pieces of advice as a fellow Indian Student

Clubs And Societies: Do What You Love At BU!

While degrees stand central in student lives, it is not all there is at BU. There are lots of clubs and societies that you can be a part of. Whether it is to have fun, learn a new sport or build your portfolio – SUBU, our student organisation, has a vast number of clubs and… Read more » about Clubs And Societies: Do What You Love At BU!

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How To Job Hunt During Lockdown

For lots of us, especially for the ones that like me are in their final year, the UK lockdown has had a huge impact on job hunting. Whether it is a grad role, part-time job or an internship that you are looking for, look no more, here are some great alternatives to job hunt during… Read more » about How To Job Hunt During Lockdown

Lockdown Life: Day of a EU Student

Lockdown has changed lives completely. There is no doubt about it. Lots of us are missing our family, friends and all the things we could do before this pandemic began. However, thanks to the internet not everything is bad, and the staff at Bournemouth University have shown to be very supportive in this time. So… Read more » about Lockdown Life: Day of a EU Student

A Peek Into My First Term

Hi guys! I’m Malvika Shahi and I’m doing my Masters in Creative Writing and Publishing at Bournemouth University. It’s been seven months since I came to Bournemouth and in this time, I’ve changed a lot, as a person. I believe that it’s because of the place and the people I’ve met in my first term… Read more » about A Peek Into My First Term