Daniela’s path to an academic career in anthropology

Daniela, from Italy, studied BSc Biological Anthropology at BU before progressing to MSc Applied Sciences by Research. She said: “Before starting my degrees I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do for a career. I knew I was interested in research, human anatomy, archaeology, forensics and psychology, but I couldn’t imagine myself in any of… Read more » about Daniela’s path to an academic career in anthropology

New Year – How to eat healthy on a budget

The festivities are now over and the student loan has finally dropped but how can we combine trying to eat healthier whilst budgeting for the entire semester? Here are some handy tips: Check for supermarket reductions It’s not always fresh produce that has a short shelf life which can be found reduced but sometimes dented… Read more » about New Year – How to eat healthy on a budget

Postgraduate students…what do they do exactly?

Hello everyone. Today, we will dig into a life of a postgraduate student. What do they do? Is it all about studying? What else is offered in Bournemouth for us Master’s students? Let’s have a look. What can be done within the university? If your accommodation is within close distance to the university, you may… Read more » about Postgraduate students…what do they do exactly?

Inspired to follow a career in travel marketing

Growing up on the island of Barbados inspired Bournemouth University graduate Jamie-Lee Abtar to follow a career in travel marketing. Jamie-Lee started her working life greeting new arrivals at Barbados airport. This prompted her to explore further study in marketing and tourism and she enrolled on the MSc Tourism Marketing Management at BU in 2009…. Read more » about Inspired to follow a career in travel marketing

Do your research and ask your questions – BU and online events

Hello everyone. I am Talya, an international student from Turkey studying MSc Foundations in Clinical Psychology at BU. Today, I’m going to talk about my experience of BU Events online. You should know that you can receive the answer to most of your questions before you even set foot in the UK if you carefully… Read more » about Do your research and ask your questions – BU and online events

Why BU is a good choice for a mature student

Could it be that it came in highly recommended by a cousin? Or could it be the help and support I received from the West African regional manager? One thing I know for sure is that I chose Bournemouth University because it offered my first course choice in multimedia journalism and what was even more… Read more » about Why BU is a good choice for a mature student

Staying motivated during your studies

Third year BA (Hons) Business Studies student Corey Kemp shares his advice on staying motivated during your studies: Opportunity: I know assignments, coursework and exams can be seen as daunting but you should try and change your approach towards it. See it as an opportunity to showcase your hard work and your capabilities in your… Read more » about Staying motivated during your studies

Don’t miss out: BU offer holder Open Day!

Our Offer Holder Open Days welcome anyone looking to study at Bournemouth University but is specially designed for those with an offer (sign up and you’ll even get a free BU hoodie on arrival). This vlog gives you a short summary of what to expect on your visit and also how to make the most… Read more » about Don’t miss out: BU offer holder Open Day!

PR student Laura shares her placement experience in Barcelona

My placement year has been a blessing in disguise. I worked for two companies this year and both taught me important lessons and what my expectations should be like when I find a real job in the industry. With the European Bartender School and The Terrible Placement That Shall Not Be Named, I managed to… Read more » about PR student Laura shares her placement experience in Barcelona

Communications and Media student Micaela – backstage at the BRIT awards!

By Micaela Sowerby – Intern and first-time BRITs attendee January, a time to begin a New Year and ease yourself back into work after several weeks of Christmas celebrations, however – at a placement like mine, this is not quite the case. The minute the DawBell team are back in the office it’s all systems… Read more » about Communications and Media student Micaela – backstage at the BRIT awards!

#MyPlacementStory – Being an intern at BMW Group

Placement at: BMW Group Placement job title: Corporate Communications Intern Placement length: 54 Week Three words to describe your placement: Challenging, jam-packed, responsibility Most interesting part of your placement? Being in the communications team we get to know important and even secret information before everyone else. For example, working at a MINI factory there was an important announcement… Read more » about #MyPlacementStory – Being an intern at BMW Group