Iga Stefanska is a final year BSc (Hons) Nutrition student who took part in the BU Graduate Skills Programme, which is something we offer here at the university to all students and is designed to help prepare students for the world of work. It offers a range of extracurricular experiences, and students have the opportunity… Read more » about Receiving the Graduate Skills+ Award
Current student Doyin, who is studying MA Advertising – recently attended a free industry visit to LUSH – a multi-million pound international cosmetics company – as part of the Graduate Skills Programme run by CareersBU I visited the LUSH facility and offices with a few other interested BU students to learn everything there is… Read more » about Leaving the world Lusher than it is, a tour of the Lush Factory and Offices.
As we begin the new year, I have an alternative version of a new years resolution in mind. After years of attempting to set a goal at the start and failing to achieve it, I have instead set a view of what this year is going to look like. Seeing the final destination to where… Read more » about In 2022 I am looking forward to…
After living in the United Kingdom for almost 5 years now and working in almost 10 different job roles, I have learned a few tips and tricks on how to write a CV and cover letter. If you would like to find out more, check out the vlog below!
This is a guest blog post by current student Faith Annet, studying BSc (Hons) Nutrition. My placement is with a kombucha company based just outside Belfast, Northern Ireland. Kombucha is a fermented tea that offers health benefits from promoting healthy gut bacteria and aiding digestion hence its nickname of ‘Elixir’ of health drinks. It’s an… Read more » about How my placement has influenced my career plans
This is a guest blog post by graduate Lucy Brady, graduate from BA (Hons) Television Production. Last February, I was fortunate enough to be offered a job at ITV Daytime as a Studio Technician, working part-time alongside completing my TV Production degree at Bournemouth University. My contract was due to change to full-time in June, however, 2020 had… Read more » about Graduate Lucy lands a role with ITV
How can I make the most of BU’s careers service and the careers hub? So you may have decided on going to university… Yay! You are probably swept up in the excitement of your new independent adventure. However, when is the right time to start thinking about after university? At the end of the day,… Read more » about How can I make the most of BU’s Careers Service and the Careers Hub?
Going to university and getting your degree is a major first step in the path to your dream career, however with more and more undergrads obtaining bachelor’s degrees, the playing field has been levelled. The good news is that there are lots of ways you can enhance your employability by taking part in extra-curricular activities,… Read more » about How can I enhance my employability during my studies?
This is a guest blog post by current student Megan Voice, studying BA (Hons) Media Production who secured a B2B Marketing Associate role at Lenovo. Megan Voice: https://www.linkedin.com/in/megan-voice-media-production-marketing/ The three words to describe my placement search would be challenging, daunting and informative. The three words to describe my placement experience would be valuable, varied and… Read more » about Placement experience inspiration for final year projects and direction for graduating
Congratulations on getting into Bournemouth University, but what happens now and what do you prepare? Preparing for uni can be much more than just a suitcase full of clothes, there is a range of other things you can do to ensure you feel as ready as you can for uni, and the upcoming summer months… Read more » about How to get ready for uni over the Summer
At this year’s Journalism Careers Forum more than 10 BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism graduates, who are now working industry professionals, spoke with current students. The aspiring journalists had the opportunity to receive valuable advice and insights on how the industry operates. They chatted with the professionals over a cup of hot tea/coffee. The forum brought… Read more » about Final year students have the opportunity to attend the Journalism Careers Forum
When I first arrived at Bournemouth University, I promised that I would try my best to immerse myself into my environment in order to make the most of the experience. What better way than to find a job at the university and gain valuable experience along the way? Whether it was a paid or unpaid… Read more » about Different job opportunities I’ve had during my time at Bournemouth University