During my second year studying Social Work, I completed a 70-day placement working in substance misuse with adults in the community. For my course, the placement is mandatory, therefore the pressure was taken off finding it myself, as this was down to the course academic leads to match us. Whether your course includes a mandatory… Read more »
This is a guest blog by Faye Murton, current BSc (Hons) Nutrition student. My health and fitness background created my passion to study BSc Nutrition at Bournemouth University. Throughout the nutrition course, I have gained valuable knowledge learning from the variety of units, which has also given me a great insight to all the nutrition… Read more »
This is a guest blog by Magnus Moen, who is studying BSc (Hons) Sports Development and Coaching Sciences. My name is Magnus Moen, I am in my final year on my undergraduate degree at BU. I chose BU because of the placement opportunity they offer and I knew I wanted to combine my degree with… Read more »
Guest vlogger Ben Jones, a BSc (Hons) Marketing student, has created a video to share what his placement experience was like at IBM. He discusses some challenges he had, along with his successes and offers hints and tips on how to do well on placement.
This is a guest blog by Olivia Starr, currently in her third year studying BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology. Studying at BU has always appealed to me. I spent every summer of my childhood at Bournemouth beach and it’s always felt like a second home. But unlike my friends, I came to BU three years… Read more »
This is a guest blog by Luke Etherington, who is studying BSc (Hons) Sport Management. I’ve never written a blog before but there is a first time for everything! My name is Luke Etherington and I am a final year student studying BSc (Hons) Sport Management. I think placements are a great way to get… Read more »
This is a guest blog by Ben Haskell, BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance student who secured a placement with Savills Investment Management as a Group Finance Assistant. Who are Savills Investment Management and what did your role as Group Finance Assistant involve? Savills Investment Management are a global real estate investment manager who invest funds… Read more »
One of the things that made me come to BU was the emphasis on placements and the opportunity to fit them in whether it be for a year or for six weeks, to ensure I had some real working experience to add to my CV alongside my degree once I graduated. Whether you come to… Read more »
From toddlers, tottering about and finding their feet in life, to the elderly approaching the end of theirs. From bustling classrooms, to orderly hospital wards, comfortable flats and family homes, you see a full spectrum of people and places as an occupational therapy student. For me, that’s what makes it so special. I truly believe… Read more »
This is a guest blog by current student Catherine Rushton studying BA (Hons) Public Relations. Working in a luxury 5-star hotel in the heart of Kensington for a year was quite the experience! I managed to step inside the life of an affluent achiever and experience all of the benefits that come with it. However,… Read more »
Not sure which computing course you would like to study at BU? Hear what computing students, Luke, Oscar and Will have to say about their course, units and facilities available. They also discuss placements, what they hope to get out of them and what other students have gone on to do!
Do you think about the meaning and experiences of justice? Do you think about issues around (in)equality and citizenship? Current student Amy talks about why she loves her course, what she plans to do during her placement year and how her confidence has grown immensely from her experience at university.