When I was 18 all I knew was that I like to travel and discover new cultures and that is what I found at Bournemouth University! For my undergraduate degree, I studied BA (Hons) Tourism Management. However, to begin with I only really new what the Tourism part of the course involved and didn’t focus… Read more »
This is a guest blog by Danni Gilligan, BA (Hons) Tourism Management student. Danni discusses her placement experience at Stay U-nique, a Unique Vacation Rental Management company in Barcelona. Placement year approached fast and it was a chance for me to chase my dream of working abroad. I’d always felt happy experiencing new cultures when… Read more »
Cocktail lover? You’ve come to the right place! University nights out can become expensive especially when you start to drink only when you get to the club, so many students will have a ‘pres’ drink before leaving for the club! Why not spice up your pre-drinks by creating some easy and simple cocktails! If you… Read more »
So many students talk about how amazing their placement experiences were and how they simply applied for a job opportunity and secured it. However, that’s not always the case. What’s a real placement experience like? How should you prepare? Check out the vlog below to find out more!
Every morning I wake up at 7am and get started with my day. Here’s what it’s like to be a Bournemouth University student studying a BA (Hons) Events Management degree.
Hi, everyone! My name is Maria and I’m currently doing a bachelor’s degree in International Hospitality Management. Being an international student, as well as a first-year undergraduate student, I am quite familiar with the amount of emotions one might feel at the prospect of choosing to follow a course abroad. Although uncertain at first, after… Read more »
BA (Hons) Events & Leisure Marketing student Jana Saastamoinen went on a study exchange semester in Macau and was shortlisted in the Institute for Tourism Studies’ 2018/19 Honours List due to her academic performance while doing a semester in Macau. The Institute for Tourism Studies Macau is the main mobility partner for BU Events Management… Read more »
This is a guest blog by current student Amanda Chu. I saw the opportunity to study abroad and I loved the idea of doing a semester somewhere else rather than in Bournemouth. However, I was very nervous before I made the final decision to go abroad. This is because I had always lived and studied… Read more »
This is a guest blog by student Sabine Töppig, who has just graduated with a first honours degree in Events Management. I have just returned from the island Chios in Greece where the annual International Conference of Strategic Innovative Marketing and Tourism (ICSIMAT) was held. The conference chair Androniki (Niki) Kavoura from the University of… Read more »
This is a guest blog by current student Isabel Bedford-Payne. I am Issy Bedford-Payne and I’m a second year student at Bournemouth university studying Events management. My semester abroad is at Montclair state university in New Jersey, America. I have never been to New Jersey but I have visited New York three times. Being accepted… Read more »
This is a guest blog by current student Deepam Ramchurn, studying BA (Hons) Tourism. I chose BU specifically because it offered me the chance to take a placement year, and I was impressed by the connections the university has with big companies in the industry. I knew that doing a placement would give me the upper hand over other students once I’d… Read more »
This is a guest blog by current student Stella Silvente studying BA(Hons) International Hospitality Management. When telling people your major is in Hospitality it instantly serves this perception that you’re studying to become a hotelier or even a restaurateur which, are two very fantastic careers to find yourself in. However, for myself, this degree is… Read more »