Guest vlogger Ben Jones, a BSc (Hons) Marketing student, has created a video to share what his placement experience was like at IBM. He discusses some challenges he had, along with his successes and offers hints and tips on how to do well on placement.
This is a guest vlog by Derry Stewart, a BA (Hons) Business Studies (Project Management) student. Derry secured a placement at Microsoft and in his vlog he shares what he got up to day to day for the multinational tech company and offers advice on how to secure a placement in the tech world. … Read more »
This is a guest blog by Alex Cox, currently in her final year studying BSc (Hons) Marketing The class of 2020 are probably facing the biggest challenge since the 2008 recession. The impact of COVID-19 has cancelled graduate schemes and stalled recruitment for many companies. Like many recent graduates, I have struggled to secure a… Read more »
We talk about what vlogging means to me and what it has meant for my university experience and future career!
In June 2017, I was working full time in an administration role and considering what steps I could take to progress my career. I wasn’t sure what my end goal was but knew I needed a challenge. After deciding that I wanted to study a degree, I attended an Open Day. Upon speaking to some… Read more »
Since it is Social Media Day today I just wanted to share my experience of how social media has helped me through life. Back when I was 13 I started my own YouTube channel, and posted any kind of video I felt like. One day this would be a makeup or DIY tutorial, the next… Read more »
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 »
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 »
This is a guest blog by current student Chloe Neal studing BSc (Hons) Retail Management. From September until December 2018 I took a leap of faith and studied abroad at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid. So why Madrid you may be asking? There were many options of places to study globally due to Bournemouth’s… Read more »
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 »
It can be tricky to narrow down your course choice when looking at university’s. But if you know your interested in Business Studies, you won’t need to choose your pathway option until the end of second year! Here at BU all of our first year students share the same first year and this gives you… Read more »
I completed two years of higher education previously in the US in a community college before I came to BU and there are numerous differences between the two education systems. At home studying was focused on online and based around memorising information. Online access had to be paid for and quizzes and e-textbooks were closely… Read more »