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
Three years ago I came to university to not only receive a qualification in a career that I want but to get a new start. A fresh beginning to continue learning about life and being independent. University itself is not the easiest of times and it is an experience that vary. It is one where… Read more » about Farewell and Advice to Newcomers
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?
This is a guest blog post from BU student, Lionel Von Croÿ. From his time at BU as a MA Advertising student, Lionel attended weekly guest lectures and was able to secure industry connections leading to his 6-month placement. Every Wednesday we attend a Course Leader Presents talk, which is essentially a guest lecture from… Read more » about Lionel’s Internship with BBDO Proximity
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
To help explain my animation group project, I would like to share insight on how NCCA (National Center for Computer Animation) in BU works. To start with NCCA has three masters-level pathways: Animation, Digital Effects, and MSc. (I have talked about them in one of my previous blogs. Find it here). So in order to… Read more » about Animation Group Project: My Favourite Unit
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
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!
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 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
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
One of the biggest pressures students face is whether they will be able to land a job before they graduate. Where do you start? How do you impress employers? What skills are they looking for? Luckily, Bournemouth University has a Careers and Employability Service to help you out – before and after you graduate! Whether… Read more » about Careers and employability support: How to land your dream job