This is a guest blog written by Emily Wells-Burr, a BA (Hons) Public Relations graduate from BU. Emily describes her path to her current position as European Corporate Communications Manager at Enterprise Holdings since graduating in 2016. I was the first person in my family to go to university. Never before had I moved away… Read more » about Where am I now, seven years after graduation?
This is a guest blog post written by MA Advertising student Manya Deora. I recently attended a panel discussion hosted by the Media and Communications department at Bournemouth University. The topics presented were discussing the advertising, marketing, and communications industries and if or how they are consciously or unconsciously fostering a culture of consumerism on… Read more » about My take on the role of the Advertising industry in the Climate Crisis
This is a guest blog written by Emily Davis, studying BA Hons) Marketing Communications with Advertising at Bournemouth University. Emily is currently completing a placement year at Stanley, Black and Decker as a Digital Content Specialist Intern. I work within the Digital & E-commerce team, reporting to the Social Media Manager for UK & ROI…. Read more » about Emily’s internship as a Digital Content Specialist
This is a guest blog written by current BA (Hons) Marketing Communications with Digital Media student where she shares her placement experience at Sony. It’s easy to go into a placement year with a bucket full of expectations. However, the past year as a Public Relations intern at Sony has taught me to enjoy life’s… Read more » about Amalia’s experience as a Public Relations intern at Sony
Placements was the greatest opportunity and requirement that I had to uptake during my time at university. Even though my course, BA Hons Multimedia Journalism, requires me to do a placement it is an element that is detrimental to the overall experience of learning Journalism. Journalism is done best when it is applied and gaining… Read more » about My placements in Journalism
Guest article by Fern Merritt, BA (Hons) Marketing Communications with PR student, highlights the collaboration between Arts University Bournemouth students and Bournemouth University’s BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science students. The BU simulation for undergraduate Paramedic Science students was the highlight of the year for the PR students that got to be involved! During the action, we… Read more » about When Godzilla attacked, the PR students stepped up
As we begin the new year, I have an alternative version of a new years resolution in mind. After years of attempting to set a goal at the start and failing to achieve it, I have instead set a view of what this year is going to look like. Seeing the final destination to where… Read more » about In 2022 I am looking forward to…
It was the summer before my first year of university in 2019, I received an email on a job position about becoming a student ambassador. It was intriguing and it was exciting to get an opportunity to work, so I decided to apply. Now, three years on I create blog and vlog content, answer questions… Read more » about My Student Ambassador Experience
You’ve made it to the final September of your degree. The last months until you hit graduation. The final lap of the race. After the year of lockdown and zoom calls, returning back to everyday life can be very demanding and tiring. Final year is the bittersweet living of wanting to do everything you can… Read more » about Running the last lap: Tips for final year
Yes I learnt a lot about my course and industry while at university, but my time at BU taught me a lot about life too. These are some of the key lessons I learnt: 1. Friendships It is cliche but the value of friendships becomes very clear while at university, you start to appreciate quality… Read more » about The lessons I learnt at BU
I think the question should really be, what isn’t BA (Hons) Communication and Media about? The courses covers pretty much every topic from PR and marketing to media and society, language matters, and writing for the media. You can look at all the units on the course page here. It is heavily coursework based, with… Read more » about So what actually is BA (Hons) Communication and Media about?
Georgina has just completed her BA (Hons) English degree at BU and here she talks about why you should choose to study this course.