My experience completing a study exchange during the Covid-19 pandemic

BSc (Hons) Marketing student Curtis Howkins completed a study exchange semester at EDHEC Business School in Lille, France during the 2020-21 academic year. He shares his experience of living abroad during the Covid-19 pandemic. “University life has brought its challenges, but an exchange programme in another country with very little ability in regard to the… Read more » about My experience completing a study exchange during the Covid-19 pandemic

How the Design & Engineering department supports the Women in STEM Society

This is a guest blog by Laura Hardy, who supported our Design & Engineering department‘s Athena Swan award application and is also involved with the Women in STEM Society here at BU. Hi! I’m Laura and I’m currently in my final year studying BEng Mechanical Engineering here at Bournemouth University. During my second year of… Read more » about How the Design & Engineering department supports the Women in STEM Society

Political Psychology, is this concept even possible?

Political Psychology is a combination of two words that look quietly indifferent. I see a confused face every time I meet with someone when I talk about my course, as I also can imagine your face right now! Although many people are not very familiar with this brand-new social science discipline, Political Psychology is getting… Read more » about Political Psychology, is this concept even possible?

How the support of my Faculty Learning Development team has helped me to best perform in my academic work

Before starting my master’s programme at BU, I used to work in the industry for three years. At the beginning of my journey at BU, I used to worry that the academic gap and difference in teaching methods would make my study in the UK more challenging. Little did I know that with the great… Read more » about How the support of my Faculty Learning Development team has helped me to best perform in my academic work

Why you should study TV Production at Bournemouth University

In College, I studied a UAL Creative Media Production Extended Diploma (basically a triple BTEC). As someone who’s not academically gifted, I knew a more practical and hands-on course such as a BTEC would be the right path for me. Therefore, when applying to university, I knew I needed a course that would further focus… Read more » about Why you should study TV Production at Bournemouth University

My study exchange experience in Lille, France

BSc (Hons) Marketing student Iulia Iordanescu completed a study exchange semester at EDHEC Business School in Lille, France during the 2020-2021 academic year. She shares her experience of studying in France during the Covid-19 pandemic. “The French educational system is very different from ours. After French high school students take their Baccalaureate and have two… Read more » about My study exchange experience in Lille, France

My virtual study exchange experience in the Netherlands

BSc Psychology student Jaume Torres Coll completed a study exchange at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands during the 2020-21 academic year. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the exchange took place online, find out more about the experience below. “I am writing this blog from my parents’ home in Spain, although I am doing an… Read more » about My virtual study exchange experience in the Netherlands

Life as a student paramedic during the pandemic

The following blog is written by Katie Ball, who is a third year student studying BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science. She reflects on her achievements and challenges on this course and whilst on placement.  I’m Katie and I am currently a third year at BU studying BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science. I started my student paramedic journey… Read more » about Life as a student paramedic during the pandemic

How a placement year kick-started my career

This is a guest blog by Rebecca Hughes, a final year student studying BSc (Hons) Software Engineering. Between her second and third year, she joined marketing agency Greenwood Campbell for her placement year. From picking up invaluable skills to getting her first taste of office life, Rebecca tells us how she found the experience. I… Read more » about How a placement year kick-started my career