Thankyou gifts from my placement on my last day

How placement opportunities can strengthen your employability

During my second year studying Social Work, I completed a 70-day placement working in substance misuse with adults in the community. For my course, the placement is mandatory, therefore the pressure was taken off finding it myself, as this was down to the course academic leads to match us. Whether your course includes a mandatory… Read more » about How placement opportunities can strengthen your employability

My impact on a patient’s care that sticks with me

This is a guest blog post from BU graduate Daniel Fry who studied BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. Since becoming a registered nurse in 2020 I am much more aware that my actions have a direct impact on an individual’s care of which the consequences, positive or negative, can be long lasting.   There is one scenario… Read more » about My impact on a patient’s care that sticks with me

Christian’s work abroad experience in Bergen

This is a guest blog by Christian Abi Farah, BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy graduate. Studying sports therapy at Bournemouth University presented me with many opportunities. One of the most valuable experiences was being able to work abroad in Bergen, Norway. This had me witness a completely different culture and way of living. People in Bergen… Read more » about Christian’s work abroad experience in Bergen

All you need to know about applying for the NHS Learning Support Fund

This is a guest blog post by current student Cara Ginnifer, studying BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice. Hello, my name is Cara, I’m a student ODP. I initially heard about the NHS Learning Support Fund (NHS LSF) through student finance. Most students are aware of student finance but as allied health professionals we can apply… Read more » about All you need to know about applying for the NHS Learning Support Fund

How my placement has influenced my career plans

This is a guest blog post by current student Faith Annet, studying BSc (Hons) Nutrition. My placement is with a kombucha company based just outside Belfast, Northern Ireland. Kombucha is a fermented tea that offers health benefits from promoting healthy gut bacteria and aiding digestion hence its nickname of ‘Elixir’ of health drinks. It’s an… Read more » about How my placement has influenced my career plans

My placement experience as nutrition student

This is a guest blog by Faye Murton, current BSc (Hons) Nutrition student. My health and fitness background created my passion to study BSc Nutrition at Bournemouth University. Throughout the nutrition course, I have gained valuable knowledge learning from the variety of units, which has also given me a great insight to all the nutrition… Read more » about My placement experience as nutrition student

Social Work placement and community support during the pandemic

This is a guest blog by June Symonds, current BA (Hons) Social Work student. As a 2nd year BA (Hons) Social Work student, it has been a pleasure studying at Bournemouth University – one of the most prestigious universities in our country. BU offer such an enriching social work programme, which undoubtedly prepares students for… Read more » about Social Work placement and community support during the pandemic

Staying motivated through the BU Sports Scholarship programme

This is a guest blog by Mark Westbrook, studying BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. At 38 years, I am a mature student who came to the BU family after completing two years of a three-year degree in Sports Injury and Rehabilitation. After researching BU’s BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy offering and confirmation of my year two BSc grading, I… Read more » about Staying motivated through the BU Sports Scholarship programme