This is a guest blog by current student Max Bateson, currently studying BSc (Hons) Product Design Futures. Product Design Futures was a new course for Bournemouth University when I first enrolled, replacing its Industrial Design course. I find the best way to describe this course is Product Design without boundaries. This course doesn’t focus just… Read more »
Ten pieces of advice I would like to give as a fellow Indian Student in Media and Communication Courses (more or less also applicable to other courses and pathways): Research your journey. Before even leaving your home take a good look at your journey plan and try to find some interesting avenues. If a… Read more »
Animation Society plays an important part in the lives of all animation students at Bournemouth University. It acts as a link between social events for networking as well as learning the ways of the industry, while keeping the students updated on the latest technologies and practices. While walking on the same ideals, Animation Society organised… Read more »
MEng Mechanical Engineering student Louis tells us about his placement year and how it has offered opportunities to help with his future career. Choosing to do a placement year was one of my better decisions. After months of searching and feeling like I wasn’t getting anywhere, my perfect placement job came up at ASM Assembly… Read more »
Paula Ruiz studies Engineering Project Management at Bournemouth University. Watch the video to hear Paula’s #MyPlacementStory, or search #MyPlacementStory to hear from other BU students getting valuable work experience through a placement as a part of their degree.
There are many misconceptions about university. Some of you might think that uni students have lots of free time as we only have 8-10 hours of lecture/seminar time and the rest of the time it looks as though we just watch Netflix. Others might think that due to the level of study, all we do… Read more »
So you are in University – you have already taken the huge first step. But there are still plenty of things left to do that can help to guarantee that you get the most out of the hard work that you put in for the years you are here. The Careers Services at the University is there to… Read more »
There is a rumour going around that says that living and studying in the UK is so expensive that you, as a student, have to struggle to cover all the expenses without breaking your wallet – but I’m here to tell you that’s not the case! You can still enjoy delicious foods, drinks and all… Read more »
Coming to university knowing you will be needing more support than your peers makes the leap from school/college even more daunting. But rest assured, you can stop worrying. Bournemouth University has an Additional Learning Support (ALS) team who will support and help you every step of the way throughout your university journey. The team aren’t just… Read more »
Your placement year is a crucial part of your degree. It’s difficult to choose which company you want to work for when there is a plethora of companies across and beyond the country. Before you can even think about starting a placement, you need to ensure your CV represents the skills the company is looking for…. Read more »
Many of us are afraid to face the anxiety of first going to uni; especially if we have to move away from home and sometimes even to another country. An independent life starts; we have to learn to live, study and struggle financially and emotionally – without mommy always around to back us up when something happens…. Read more »
Here’s just one of a whole range of days as a postgrad. It’s a crazy ride but so worth it.