The start line When I first arrived in Bournemouth, the only thing I knew for certain is that I will study BSc(Hons) Psychology. I did research the Students’ Union before, but I had no idea where I would find friends, what hobbies I’d try and how my first year would look like. So, I joined almost… Read more » about More than just a course: why should you do extra-curriculars at university??
As part of the first generation of cyberpsychology undergraduate students, I was already brainstorming ideas for my final-year project in my second year. I was so excited to apply something I really enjoyed in the world of technology (preferably involving social media) and turn it into my own piece of research. So, what is the… Read more » about My final year project as a Cyberpsychology undergraduate
Cliona is currently in her final year of BSc (Hons) Psychology here at Bournemouth University. In this guest blog she talks about her experiences working with Cornwall NHS Foundation Trust during her placement year. From September 2021-July 2022, I worked within Cornwall NHS Foundation Trust for my placement year. My role was an Honorary Assistant… Read more » about How a placement clarified my career goals
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
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
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?
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
Looking back at my time at Bournemouth University, I can acknowledge how much I have learnt over this process and how the experience of university has shaped the career choices I am about to make and the person I am now, four years later. Coming to BU was an anxious time for me. I did… Read more » about Reflections…what did Bournemouth University teach me?
This is a guest blog by BSc (Hons) Psychology student Mia Pang. Every BU student is offered the opportunity to take up a placement to give them essential real-world experience. Mia tells InsideBU about her role working as a Research Assistant for the Personality Disorders Service in Exeter. I’m really keen to pursue a career… Read more » about My work placement as a Research Assistant for the Personality Disorders Service