Anna’s BFX Festival Volunteer Experience

Second-year BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art & Design student, Anna Shellswell, volunteered her time during this year’s BFX Festival hosted by Bournemouth University. In this guest blog, she tells us all about her experiences. Day 1: I was so eager to volunteer at the BFX Festival that I supported some of the pre-event preparations. I… Read more » about Anna’s BFX Festival Volunteer Experience

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A mature student’s account on studying nursing at our Yeovil Campus

This is a guest blog by Sherrie Hale, BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing BU student studying at our Yeovil Campus. Hi, my name is Sherrie Hale I am a 28, second-year Nursing student, and I am also a wife and mother to a 3-year-old and 4-year-old. I am studying adult nursing at BU’s Yeovil campus. Choosing… Read more » about A mature student’s account on studying nursing at our Yeovil Campus

Broadening my career options with a placement

Caitlin is a final year student studying BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering. Between her second and final year she took a placement year. In this guest blog, she talks about her placement experience and how that has influenced her future career aspirations.  I study Mechanical Engineering with a hope to work in the automotive industry post-university,… Read more » about Broadening my career options with a placement

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Helping to make the world a better place with a BU Psychology degree

Brad Powell is a BU BSc (Hons) Psychology graduate. He is now a Trainee Clinical Psychologist and he and his fiance Ash, also a Trainee Clinical Psychologist, have created a YouTube channel sharing their journeys, insights and experiences, with the goal to increase access into the psychological professions and helping to make the world a… Read more » about Helping to make the world a better place with a BU Psychology degree

Eliza’s experience as an Operating Department Practice student – so far

Eliza Shreesh is a second year BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice (ODP) student, in this guest blog Eliza shares her experience of her professional development so far. When I think back to my childhood, I always aspired to pursue an education and carer in healthcare. When I was younger, I was admitted to hospital with… Read more » about Eliza’s experience as an Operating Department Practice student – so far

Georgia’s placement experience as a Psychology Assistant

This is a guest blog post written by BSc (Hons) Psychology with Forensic Investigation student, Georgia Stevenson. Georgia is currently taking a placement year working as an honorary Psychology Assistant at the Queen Elizabeth Foundation’s Care (QFC) and Rehabilitation centre. Here at QEF Care and Rehabilitation Centre, we help people regain their quality of life… Read more » about Georgia’s placement experience as a Psychology Assistant

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Being recognised for the Dorset Council Award for Social Work

This is a joint guest blog by William Smith, MA Social Work student, and June Symonds, BA (Hons) Social Work student. They were both awarded the Dorset Council Award for Social Work, at the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences awards ceremony.  When I (William) started my Master’s in September 2020, my end goal was… Read more » about Being recognised for the Dorset Council Award for Social Work