Sharing what I do in a day as an undergraduate student at Bournemouth Uni.
At this year’s Journalism Careers Forum more than 10 BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism graduates, who are now working industry professionals, spoke with current students. The aspiring journalists had the opportunity to receive valuable advice and insights on how the industry operates. They chatted with the professionals over a cup of hot tea/coffee. The forum brought… Read more » about Final year students have the opportunity to attend the Journalism Careers Forum
It was December 2018 and my UCAS applications were fast approaching. I was 17 years old passing through the stressful senior life of high school. But I was not going to let the troubles I faced then to have a consequence of my future now. A few years prior, my sisters began their path of university to… Read more » about Beyond the Beach: Why I Chose Bournemouth University
The BFX Festival 2021 format is yet to be confirmed due to the current global pandemic. The website will be updated accordingly when the details have been confirmed. If you are interested in studying animation or visual effects with the National Centre for Computer Animation at BU please visit our website for our undergraduate and postgraduate course… Read more » about BFX Festival – boost your animation career with BU
This is a guest post by current student Ross Beadman studying BA (Hons) Advertising Finding a placement was a gruelling process in the beginning. I applied to the most relevant internships on the placement microsite by customising a cover letter, CV and email. Each rejected application … obviously I felt bad. I did this for… Read more » about Read about Ross’s experience in finding a placement
This is a guest post from current student Emma Brooks studying BA (Hons) Marketing Communications My name is Emma, I’m a BA (Hons) Marketing Communications undergraduate and I’ve recently completed my placement year – wow what a year it’s been! I have been on the road touring the country as an event manager promoting the… Read more » about Emma’s persistence has led to her working with big-brand names
This is a guest blog post by current student Aaron Lloyd, studying BA (Hons) Advertising. Hi, my name is Aaron I am a BA (Hons) Advertising student and this is my placement journey. After a successful second year and a lot of hard work, I achieved the highest grade for a L5 Advertising student. During… Read more » about Aarons placement year at Chambers Media Ltd
Professional work placements are absolutely central to the BU ethos. While some of our courses include mandatory placements, others are optional. Placement opportunities are exciting and offer students ‘real’ work experience gained within ‘real’ working environments, but as Alice Eastoe reveals in her guest blog, the perfect placement can sometimes be hard to find and… Read more » about Work placements. Expectation v’s reality.
Placement – now that’s a scary word. I remember when I applied for my course at Bournemouth, the thought of a placement seemed years away. But time flies fast at Bournemouth and all of a sudden – your placement is here! But although the idea of a placement year can seem daunting, my placement year… Read more » about A student’s guide to placements
This is a guest blog post by current student Dominic Gayler. My name is Dominic Gayler and I’m just about to go into my fourth and final year on the BA Public Relations course now changed to BA (Hons) Marketing Communications with Public Relations. Over the last 12 months I have been working in my… Read more » about Dom Gaylers placement experience at Liverpool Football Club
This is a guest blog by current student Bettina Dorffer studying BA (Hons) Politics. I was lucky enough to secure a long placement with the Ministry of Education in Denmark. Something which certainly was not secured after my first application. Applying for a placement is time consuming, I faced several rejections but I did not… Read more » about My work placement with the Ministry of Education in Denmark
This is a guest blog by current student Stephanie Robert, studying BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art & Design. Studying animation is a challenging course, but every day allows you to do what you enjoy doing. The assignments allow you to be innovative and creative, pushing your work in whichever direction you choose. Spread across the… Read more » about A Day in the Life of a Computer Animation Art & Design Student