This is a guest blog from Kim Machipisa, BA (Hons) Marketing Communications final year student. In my third year at BU (2018/19) I undertook a 12-month placement as part of my sandwich course program. So, as you can imagine, the preparations of things such as CVs, covering letters and applications had to start in the… Read more » about Kim Machipisa’s BA (Hons) Marketing Communications placement experience
This is a guest blog by current student Kevin who studies BA (Hons) Media Production and applied through Clearing. In the middle of my A-levels at Colchester Sixth form, Essex, I decided to apply to go to university. At the time I was studying English, Media Studies and Religious Studies but was mostly interested in… Read more » about Did you know you can use Adjustment through Clearing?
This is a guest blog by current student Catherine Rushton studying BA (Hons) Public Relations. Working in a luxury 5-star hotel in the heart of Kensington for a year was quite the experience! I managed to step inside the life of an affluent achiever and experience all of the benefits that come with it. However,… Read more » about My placement experience at the Royal Garden Hotel
This is a guest blog by BA (Hons) Marketing Communications student Brityn Vreeland. Today I attended Bournemouth University’s 9th annual Promotional Communications Conference, organised by Dr. Tanya Le Roux and Dr. Sae Oshima from the Department of Corporate and Marketing Communications. This year’s conference had the theme of “Revelation, Revolution: learning, and acting”. This theme… Read more » about My dissertation conference
This is a guest blog by current student Chloe Grant, studying BA (Hons) Communications and Media at BU. Placement Job Title: Marketing & PR assistant Placement length: 44 weeks Three words to describe your placement search: Eye-opening, straightforward, educational What did you find the most helpful in your placement search: Going to see my Placement… Read more » about My work placement at The Urban Guild
This is a guest blog by BA (Hons) Communication and Media graduate, Rebecca Burgess. While I was studying for my final year, PR agency Red Lorry Yellow Lorry approached my course leader looking for promising students to recruit to their graduate internship. They’d had positive experiences with students from the course and, with a year’s work experience under my belt, I… Read more » about Bourne to progress, my placement story
With a strong, international reputation for our media courses and the only Centre for Excellence in Media Practice in the UK, you can certainly find your media degree of difference with BU. The questions is, which to choose? Four current students, all studying different courses tell us about their experiences, what they love about their… Read more » about Media and Communication students chat to us about their courses at BU
Hi! My name is Martha and I am a studying BA (Hons) Communication & Media at BU. I have recently completed an international placement as a PR & Media Intern at Archipelagos who run marine conservation projects in Greece, thanks to funding from Erasmus! The most enjoyable aspect of my placement at Archipelagos has been working… Read more » about My international work placement in Greece
I talk about my experience on the English course here at BU, check out my video!
By Micaela Sowerby – Intern and first-time BRITs attendee January, a time to begin a New Year and ease yourself back into work after several weeks of Christmas celebrations, however – at a placement like mine, this is not quite the case. The minute the DawBell team are back in the office it’s all systems… Read more » about Communications and Media student Micaela – backstage at the BRIT awards!
Name: Rishi Matharu Course: BA Communication and Media Placement Job Title: Senior Business Development Specialist Placement Company: Astute, www.astute.com Three words to describe your placement: Challenging, Motivational, Aspiring Most interesting part of your placement: Supporting the new starters and also learning the various roles within the realm of marketing Hardest aspect of your placement: Getting into… Read more » about Rishi’s placement at Astute
Placement at: BMW Group Placement job title: Corporate Communications Intern Placement length: 54 Week Three words to describe your placement: Challenging, jam-packed, responsibility Most interesting part of your placement? Being in the communications team we get to know important and even secret information before everyone else. For example, working at a MINI factory there was an important announcement… Read more » about #MyPlacementStory – Being an intern at BMW Group