Leading a team and changing lives

As a first-year Business Studies student and now a second-year International Business student, I have encountered numerous hurdles, some personal and some teamwork conflicts. My course had us experience a simulation of running a business meeting and marketing for a non-profit company and, to my surprise, both times I was the leader of the project…. Read more »

Finding international food in Bournemouth

As a first-year Brazilian American living in Bournemouth, I am constantly searching for supermarkets that have Brazilian ingredients that no other cuisines have, or similar to those found in Asian Markets. Personally, I never ate many “American foods” in my household, but I find that British and American cuisines are synonymous in many ways. The… Read more »

Work placement success at IBM

This is a guest blog by Gemma Griffin, a BA (Hons) Business Studies graduate. I completed my work placement at IBM on London’s South Bank, working in the Product Marketing team. As part of my role, I helped to implement marketing strategies from our worldwide team into the UK & Ireland team, developing training initiatives to improve collaboration between… Read more »