Speed networking to meet prospective placement employers

Iris Compan del Monte is a BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Management student. She recently attended a placement event to help Computing students meet with potential employers and find out about the roles they have available. In this guest blog, she talks about the experience. Finding the perfect placement can be an exciting but stressful journey,… Read more » about Speed networking to meet prospective placement employers

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Why I love studying Midwifery at the Portsmouth Campus

My name is Harrison and I study Midwifery! My whole life I have been surrounded by inspirational women such as my mother and grandmother who became the main role models and sculpted me into the person I am today. I chose to study midwifery because I am passionate about women’s health; including pregnancy and birth… Read more » about Why I love studying Midwifery at the Portsmouth Campus

My favourite project at university as a marketing student

As a marketing student at BU I have completed various types of assignments, including creating content for social media and producing pitching vlogs. However, there’s one particular assignment that stands out as my absolute favourite. Let me take you through the exciting journey of this group project I have successfully completed. For this particular assignment… Read more » about My favourite project at university as a marketing student

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My experience volunteering at Little Lives UK

I learned about the Little Lives UK Communications role on the CareersBU website. The career hub showcases work and volunteering opportunities available to Bournemouth University students and updates them regularly. Immediately I came across the position I knew that it was authentic and a great way to add value to my society. Being a huge… Read more » about My experience volunteering at Little Lives UK

Never be afraid to ask for help: my experiences with BU’s student support services

Admitting that you are struggling and may need some advice, or just a chance to vent is not as easy as it sounds. As a university student, it’s difficult to actually stop and realise that you are finding things difficult. The multitude of student support services available at BU have helped me through some personal… Read more » about Never be afraid to ask for help: my experiences with BU’s student support services

More than just a course: why should you do extra-curriculars at university??

The start line When I first arrived in Bournemouth, the only thing I knew for certain is that I will study BSc(Hons) Psychology. I did research the Students’ Union before, but I had no idea where I would find friends, what hobbies I’d try and how my first year would look like. So, I joined almost… Read more » about More than just a course: why should you do extra-curriculars at university??

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How the BU Graduate Skills Programme helped my well-being and my career

Taking part in the BU Graduate Skills Programme has not only helped me think more in-depth about my future career options, but it has also aided my personal development by helping me learn about myself and focus more on my strengths. This has all been a key part of my life in the past year,… Read more » about How the BU Graduate Skills Programme helped my well-being and my career

How I chose my Media degree

Choosing the right university and course is both thrilling and challenging, demanding thought and planning to align your academic path with personal interests and aspirations. Here are some of the things I did when I started this journey. Step 1: Deciding What You Want The first step in my university selection process involved defining my… Read more » about How I chose my Media degree

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Part-time paid roles for students at BU… and their perks!

The number one worry for any student is usually making sure they have enough money to support themselves during their studies. So naturally, their second worry is how they’ll find a job to earn that money. Thankfully, BU has a vast choice of part-time roles available to its students: Student Ambassadors As well as having… Read more » about Part-time paid roles for students at BU… and their perks!

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My Placement Year as a Production Management Intern at The Walt Disney Company

Ya Ha!! or Oh Boy!! Two classic quotes from Mickey Mouse!! Come to work with me as a Production Management Intern at The Walt Disney Company! My day will start at 7am at the ring of my alarm! Now, while it might be tempting to hit that snooze button. No! I got to get to… Read more » about My Placement Year as a Production Management Intern at The Walt Disney Company

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Making friends at university – a nursing student’s perspective

As we start university, some of us may have had friends we either grew up with, went to elementary school with, or even met during A-levels and have a friendship bond with. This all changes when university starts; we either join the same universities with them or, for some, part ways due to different university… Read more » about Making friends at university – a nursing student’s perspective