What it’s like to be a practicing Adult Nurse after graduating

This is a guest blog by BU graduate Scott Bruce. First things first, being a qualified nurse is completely different to being a student! You actually get to call yourself a nurse and the buck stops with you! (EEK!… Scary, Right?!) You find yourself on shift saying things like “I’ll just go and check” or… Read more » about What it’s like to be a practicing Adult Nurse after graduating

My experiences on BSc (Hons) Archaeological and Forensic Sciences

It’s best if I start off by introducing myself, I’m Luke Gent and I’ve recently graduated from BSc (Hons) Archaeological and Forensic Sciences and I’m going onto my MRes. What drew me towards BU for this area is its plethora of opportunities regarding the AFS department as well as what skills I could learn, nurture and… Read more » about My experiences on BSc (Hons) Archaeological and Forensic Sciences

Graduate story: Alma’s freelance success

Since graduating with a Master’s from BU in 2007, Alma Becirovic has forged a career in digital project management which has led to her being recognised as one of the country’s leading freelancers, working predominantly in East London’s Tech City – the UK counterpart to Silicon Valley. Having completed her first degree at the Academy… Read more » about Graduate story: Alma’s freelance success

Veganism – a new craze?

We definitely couldn’t ignore the recent hype around veganism, what with Veganuary having just passed us by! Being vegan means following a diet and lifestyle that does not use nor contain any animal products. Recently there has been a sharp increase in the amount of young people hopping onto this craze especially throughout January where… Read more » about Veganism – a new craze?

Funding my degree as a Health and Social Sciences student by working too

This is a guest blog, by current student Lucy Biggs who is studying BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing. For as long as I can remember I knew I wanted to do a job that involved helping people and caring for them. As I matured and I found out more about mental health I couldn’t think… Read more » about Funding my degree as a Health and Social Sciences student by working too

Why I returned to BU for my postgrad degree

We always love hearing why our graduates choose to return to BU for their Master’s. We asked Daniel some questions – read his story below. What was your main reason for studying a postgraduate qualification? It was always something I wanted to do and because of the returning discount I was swayed to do it… Read more » about Why I returned to BU for my postgrad degree

My international work placement in Greece

Hi! My name is Martha and I am a studying BA (Hons) Communication & Media at BU. I have recently completed an international placement as a PR & Media Intern at Archipelagos who run marine conservation projects in Greece, thanks to funding from Erasmus! The most enjoyable aspect of my placement at Archipelagos has been working… Read more » about My international work placement in Greece

MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology – What it has to offer

Hi guys! In today’s blog, I am going to talk about the things that I love about my course! Hopefully, it will give you some advice if you’re interested in clinical psychology. Course content and course structure First of all, the course content is very broad and touches every topic that you would be interested… Read more » about MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology – What it has to offer

I am now a qualified ODP

Hi Everyone, I’m Sam, a newly qualified Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) and I completed my training at BU studying DipHE Operating Department Practice . My placement hospital was Poole and I graduated in the summertime this year. The ODP course covers three areas, surgical, anaesthetic, and post anaesthetic care (recovery). The best thing about our training was… Read more » about I am now a qualified ODP

Healthy body and mind for avoiding the January Blues!

The third Monday of January has been known in recent years as Blue Monday, and this year the day falls on Monday 21st January 2019. It stems from the idea that the social fabulousness of the festive season is a distant memory (but the effects of it are still very much with us), and many… Read more » about Healthy body and mind for avoiding the January Blues!