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
First insight on CareersBU You have probably heard that student opportunities and employability matter to Bournemouth University, and that’s true! The University offers a lot of help for you when it comes to your employability, future interviews and portfolios. As someone who had a practical insight on this topic, I would like to share my… Read more » about Take charge of your career path with CareersBU
If you are sat thinking this right now don’t worry! You are for sure not alone. The decision on whether or not to go to university is a big one and requires some thought and consideration before committing to the idea. One of the hardest things about deciding whether uni is for you or not,… Read more » about How do I know if uni is for me?
Daniela, from Italy, studied BSc Biological Anthropology at BU before progressing to MSc Applied Sciences by Research. She said: “Before starting my degrees I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do for a career. I knew I was interested in research, human anatomy, archaeology, forensics and psychology, but I couldn’t imagine myself in any of… Read more » about Daniela’s path to an academic career in anthropology
Growing up on the island of Barbados inspired Bournemouth University graduate Jamie-Lee Abtar to follow a career in travel marketing. Jamie-Lee started her working life greeting new arrivals at Barbados airport. This prompted her to explore further study in marketing and tourism and she enrolled on the MSc Tourism Marketing Management at BU in 2009…. Read more » about Inspired to follow a career in travel marketing
This is a guest blog by Will Eamer, a current student studying BA (Hons) Marketing and Communications. As yet another Christmas fast approaches and we are all left wondering where the time went, I thought it would be a great time to reflect on my placement experience so far. First of all, a brief background… Read more » about My placement experience
When Kiratsinh (Kirat) Jadeja decided he wanted to pursue a career in digital effects, there was only ever one choice for where he would study. “BU’s Digital Effects course is renowned worldwide,” he said. “From recruitment heads of premier studios on LinkedIn to CG Forums, everyone recommended Bournemouth. “I still remember asking a technical director… Read more » about Kiratsinh’s graduate story
Name: Amy Boys Course: Media Production Placement at: Premier CX Placement Job Title: Operations Assistant Placement length: 12 Months Placement company website: www.premiercx.co.uk Three words to describe your placement: Niche – An audio branding and customer service consultancy isn’t the sort of company you come across every day, and not one I thought I would be… Read more » about Amy’s placement at Premier CX
This is a guest blog written by Rebecca. Why did you come to BU? I came to BU as they are well known for their expertise in the media sector. Placement job title, company and location: Design Intern at Primrose in Reading Describe your role and responsibilities: Throughout the year, I have had a number of responsibilities from… Read more » about #MyPlacementStory – Design intern at Primrose
Placement at: BMW Group Placement job title: Corporate Communications Intern Placement length: 54 Week Three words to describe your placement: Challenging, jam-packed, responsibility Most interesting part of your placement? Being in the communications team we get to know important and even secret information before everyone else. For example, working at a MINI factory there was an important announcement… Read more » about #MyPlacementStory – Being an intern at BMW Group
Find out about BA (Hons) Media and Communication student, Jessica’s experience of studying abroad in Florida, before coming back to the UK for her placement at Waitrose. Placement Title: Communications Assistant Company: Waitrose Where are you from? Surrey Why did you decide on BU? They offered my dream course that covered all the skills and units that I… Read more » about #MyPlacementStory – studying abroad and placement at Waitrose
Almost a year ago to the day of writing this, I applied for a role at Magenta Associates PR, in Brighton. Now, I am six months into one of the best decisions I have made in my life. I always knew I would be interested in doing a placement and on my particular course (BA… Read more » about #MyPlacementStory – six months in…..