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My Hospitality placement experience in Melbourne, Australia

My name is Kacey Woods, I am currently on my placement year, studying BA (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management. I am currently carrying out a ‘split placement’ over two different organisations in Melbourne, Australia. I have just completed my first placement; as conference and events intern at the Sofitel Melbourne-On- Collins in Melbourne, Australia…. Read more » about My Hospitality placement experience in Melbourne, Australia

The role of accreditation in Psychology degrees: what does it mean?

Are you interested in studying Psychology at BU? Then you may have seen this phrase appear on our website, in our prospectuses, or during one of our open days: “BPS accreditation.” Some people (like me, for example) didn’t always understand what it meant to have a BPS-accredited Psychology degree. But don’t worry — I’m here… Read more » about The role of accreditation in Psychology degrees: what does it mean?

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My trip to Chennai, India, as part of the Turing Scheme at BU

I’m Gabriella Maraschin and I have just returned from my trip to Chennai, India, as part of the Turing Scheme at BU. I am about to begin my 3rd year studying BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy at Bournemouth University. I chose Bournemouth University because they support and welcome international students (like myself) and they are a… Read more » about My trip to Chennai, India, as part of the Turing Scheme at BU

My advice to you – what I wish I had known before starting university

Before beginning life at Bournemouth University, there were a few things I wasn’t prepared enough for. When you first view your timetable, you might not be at uni a lot of the week. This time is to ensure you can complete the reading that is required for your course. Make sure you leave enough space… Read more » about My advice to you – what I wish I had known before starting university

Day in my life writing my dissertation

Spend the day with me writing my dissertation

Hey guys, I’m Lily and in this vlog, I take you with me to write my dissertation as a TV Production student! A few real day in my life when studying as a final year at uni! I also talk through my dissertation topic which may be interesting to you if you’re considering TV Production… Read more » about Spend the day with me writing my dissertation

My experience during Alumni Fest

Thinking about life after uni can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. The transition from being with friends all day and night with the occasional lecture in between to the professional world comes with its own set of challenges and triumphs. Recently, Bournemouth University held ‘Alumni Fest’ an insightful event where previous graduates from Bournemouth came… Read more » about My experience during Alumni Fest

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A mature fish out of water – my undergrad experience as a mature student

If you’re anything like me, you find yourself watching a video for a moment too long on social media, and suddenly you are part of that algorithm… for me, it was Gary Vaynerchuck, better known on his socials as Gary Vee. Before I knew it, I was being screamed at in a high-pitched voice about… Read more » about A mature fish out of water – my undergrad experience as a mature student

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How the Business School’s Employability Programme helped me in interviews

Kristian studied Business & Management with Project & Operations Management at BU, and maximised the learning opportunities on offer within the Business School during his studies. He attended many of the Business School Employability Programme sessions and shares in his vlog how it helped him at interviews when finding a graduate position.  

CMAE Student Award winner Joe Evans.

Award-winning Sports student on life at BU

Joseph Evans recently graduated from BSc Sports Psychology and Coaching Sciences (now BSc Sport Coaching). In recognition of his achievements, Joseph was awarded the Club Management Association of Europe (CMAE) Student Award. We caught up with him to find out how he found his experience of studying at BU and what he plans to do… Read more » about Award-winning Sports student on life at BU