Did you know that most BU students are eligible to receive funding in order to study and work abroad? If challenging yourself in an international setting sounds like your kind of thing, then keep on reading for all the necessary details! The new Turing Scheme enables BU students to study or work abroad during their… Read more » about Study and work opportunities abroad at BU
Spending my placement year in Germany
This guest blog from Aila talks about her experiences of working abroad in Germany as part of her placement year as an International Sales and Marketing intern. Welcome to my international placement year blog. My name is Aila and I am a level 5 student, who is studying International Business studies (now BA (Hons) International… Read more » about Spending my placement year in Germany
How I got a paid placement in UK as an international student….
As summer was approaching I was super nervous and at the same time excited about applying for multiple jobs at multiple companies for my placement year. For sure, it was a roller coaster ride. I did not know where to get started and had suffered many setbacks but in the end, all of it was… Read more » about How I got a paid placement in UK as an international student….
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
Developing treatment for diabetes as a placement student
Guest blogger, Zayd Lakhi is a final year student studying BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science. During his placement year, he had the opportunity to work at Imperial College London on a project researching weight loss treatment for those with diabetes. Last year I joined a team as a laboratory technician for Imperial College London’s Investigative Medicine… Read more » about Developing treatment for diabetes as a placement student
Opportunities to build intercultural competence while studying at Bournemouth University
Being able to work across cultures is an increasingly necessary skill for graduates to impress employers in the competitive job market. Building intercultural competence while studying at university will benefit your career in the future. What is intercultural competence, and what are the opportunities to build these skills? Follow me to discover more! What is… Read more » about Opportunities to build intercultural competence while studying at Bournemouth University
What next? Deciding your Career Path after Graduating from BU Law.
Now that you have graduated! You must have been congratulated for a job well done; to be candid postgraduate programme generally are rigorous. Particularly Master of Laws (LL.M) entails personal research and development alongside the requirement to fulfill some hours of attendance of seminars and lectures. As an international student, the competition is higher, therefore,… Read more » about What next? Deciding your Career Path after Graduating from BU Law.
Summer Internship in the UK – International Students
Finding placement can be scary and tough, believe me, it took me months to secure a role. As I’m doing BA (Hons) Sociology and Social Anthropology, we have a choice of doing a year of placement (meaning my degree would be 4 years) or just 3 years course. For the sake of finding more work… Read more » about Summer Internship in the UK – International Students
My placement at the Foundation for Environmental Education
This is a guest blog post by current student Saga Oskarson Kindstrand, studying BA (Hons) Politics. My name is Saga, I am doing my bachelor in Politics at BU and just finished a 34 week placement at the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) in Copenhagen. I’m born and raised in Sweden but chose to attend… Read more » about My placement at the Foundation for Environmental Education
My Southampton Football Club placement during a pandemic
This is a guest blog by Connie Dayman, BSc (Hons) Sports Psychology and Coaching Sciences student. Connie discusses her placement experience at Southampton Football Club. One of the main reasons I chose to study at Bournemouth University three years ago, was the opportunity to get some real world applied experience for a full year on… Read more » about My Southampton Football Club placement during a pandemic
Why BA (Hons) Product Design Futures was the best choice for Max
This is a guest blog by current student Max Bateson, currently studying BA (Hons) Product Design Futures. Product Design Futures was a new course for Bournemouth University when I first enrolled, replacing its Industrial Design course. I find the best way to describe this course is Product Design without boundaries. This course doesn’t focus just… Read more » about Why BA (Hons) Product Design Futures was the best choice for Max
My placement experience at Microsoft
This is a guest vlog by Derry Stewart, a BA (Hons) Business Studies (Project Management) student. Derry secured a placement at Microsoft and in his vlog he shares what he got up to day to day for the multinational tech company and offers advice on how to secure a placement in the tech world. … Read more » about My placement experience at Microsoft