Bourne to make a difference. How I co-founded the Bali Reef Conservation

This is a guest blog, by Zach Boakes studying BSc (Hons) Environmental Science. The story behind my research has a less than academic setting! In May 2016, I was in Bali as a volunteer, teaching children how to play the drums. Whilst I was there, I made friends with a local guy, Ketut, and we began snorkelling together. We started discussing… Read more »

My dissertation conference

This is a guest blog by BA (Hons) Marketing Communications student Brityn Vreeland. Today I attended Bournemouth University’s 9th annual Promotional Communications Conference, organised by Dr. Tanya Le Roux and Dr. Sae Oshima from the Department of Corporate and Marketing Communications. This year’s conference had the theme of “Revelation, Revolution: learning, and acting”. This theme… Read more »

My experience at the AFECA conference

This is a guest blog by Marcus Imir, a BA (Hons) Accounting and Taxation graduate. AFECA (Association deFormations Europeennesa la Compatibilite eta l’Audit ) is a five-day conference, hosted with lots of universities across Europe. Each day is unique, and themed on a different area of finance. The conference is hosted by a different university each year –… Read more »

Come dance with BU

Hi, my name’s Izzy and I am currently in my third year at Bournemouth University, studying Media and Communications. I have been a member of the dance society (BUDS) for the past 3 years which has opened up so many opportunities and really made my overall experience at BU. BUDS is one of SUBU’s biggest… Read more »

My Marketing work placement

This is a guest blog by current student Siobhan Glover, studying BSc (Hons) Marketing. I completed a 12-month placement at L’Oréal, based in Hammersmith, London. I decided to apply to L’Oréal because I wanted a globally recognised brand on my CV, and had the best year of my life there! My main task was updating and simplifying L’Oréal’s digital reporting… Read more »

Managing stress through netball

Everyone has different coping mechanisms to deal with stress. Some people like to talk to their friends, go for a walk, take some time out. I like to throw myself into what I love best and that’s netball. Work, life balance is key. Find something that takes your mind away from work so when you… Read more »