My international work placement in Malaysia

This is a guest blog by current student Emily Poulton, studying BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology. In January 2018, two other students from my course and I travelled to Malaysia for a month-long placement dedicating our time and efforts working with a small selection of outreach workers from an organisation called AIDS Action & Research Group (AARG). Our aim? To help… Read more » about My international work placement in Malaysia

My placement year at GSK as a BU Biological Sciences student

This is a guest blog by James Fox, a current student studying BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences. Unlike BU, not all university’s offer a placement year and I knew from the outset it was most definitely something I wanted to do, so I could graduate with a degree and work experience.  BU’s placement team are brilliant… Read more » about My placement year at GSK as a BU Biological Sciences student

The European Cyber Security challenge

This is a guest blog featuring Sophia McCall, studying BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Management. We’re proud of the achievements of all of our students, and are always pleased when their undoubted skills and abilities are recognised by others too. Second year BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Management student Sophia McCall is the latest example of a BU computing… Read more » about The European Cyber Security challenge

Working as an undergraduate student ambassador

After being accepted as an international student ambassador, I had to attend one session of training to ensure I understood their expectations. I also had the opportunity to gain experience in many positions such as a campus tour guide, vlogging, blogging and talking to potential students on the phone. This position is extremely flexible as… Read more » about Working as an undergraduate student ambassador

Part time work for postgraduates

Hi, I am Sujata Shekhawat from India and I am studying MA Media and Communication. Working part time is a good way to earn money for your daily expenses while studying, you not only earn money but gain good work experience. No matter what work you do, you always learn transferable skills and gain knowledge… Read more » about Part time work for postgraduates

Meijia gains confidence about becoming a player in the Gaming world

This is a guest blog by Meijia, a BU student studying BA (Hons) Computer Animation Arts. Meijia set herself a real challenge on her placement at CooCooSqueaky, a small independent games developer based in Bournemouth. Despite her talents in computer animation, Meijia had no prior experience with games, so everything she learnt at the company… Read more » about Meijia gains confidence about becoming a player in the Gaming world

Studying in the UK as opposed to Italy

I’m Lara, a computer animation student from Italy. I want to share the differences I found between studying in Italy compared to here in England. Practical lessons In Italy whenever we had to do practical things we always had lessons about how to do it, but rarely had hands on experience.  Here we have practical… Read more » about Studying in the UK as opposed to Italy

The amazing clubs and societies at BU

Hi! I am Sujata Shekhawat from India and I am studying MA Media and Communication. It is true that we all go to University to study, do assignments, presentations and exams, but I believe that university life should not be limited to only studying. It is always good to learn something new and be part… Read more » about The amazing clubs and societies at BU

Social and cultural life for international students

Hi everyone, I’m Ram from Malaysia, from the MA Directing Film and Television course. Today I would like to share my views about the social and cultural life that international students can have in Bournemouth. Bournemouth’s diversity Bournemouth is not an extremely busy place to live in, but at the same time it strikes a… Read more » about Social and cultural life for international students