Okay people, I am not going to lie to you, but this is a really heavy and complex topic. I mean you’ve probably got some ideas in your head about what course you are going to study at university and where you might end up having a job after, but trust me when I say… Read more » about Deciding the right path for you
Patrick is a postgraduate student at BU, studying Graduate Diploma in Law, who writes about preparing for the jobs market and taking a Law pathway after his first degree in English. Choosing a career after university can seem like an impossible decision to make. What you may not realise is that many of the skills… Read more » about Preparing for the job market
Summer – the time to relax after months of studying, go on holiday and enjoy the sun (something England lacks in) and for some the chance to boost their bank account. Whilst this sounds nice enough, there is one more thing that could add to your summer and could benefit you in the long run…. Read more » about How summer work experience can advance your career
At some point in our academic careers us students face the dreaded day when we have to actually think about what we want to do with our lives- particularly our future careers. Our days of vague replies to friends and families seemingly favourite question: ‘So what will you do after uni?’ are unfortunately over. For… Read more » about Bournemouth University’s Career and Employability Service
So you are in University – you have already taken the huge first step. But there are still plenty of things left to do that can help to guarantee that you get the most out of the hard work that you put in for the years you are here. The Careers Services at the University is there to… Read more » about Using the careers services at Bournemouth University
Helena Jarman, a final year BA (Hons) Events Management student, talks about her 6-week research assistantship and the opportunities it opened up. Helena’s research into the fear of missing out (FoMO) and how it shapes event decision-making and event experience led her to help prepare and develop a one-day workshop for industry professionals as well… Read more » about My exciting research experience at Bournemouth University
So there I was having just arrived at BU all wide-eyed and nervous and also excited. In the first couple of months of my course we often had people from different departments of the uni come and talk to us about the opportunities there were, but the one that stood out to me most was… Read more » about The Student Development Award: What to do when you’ve done so much!
I can’t quite believe that already I’m nearing the end of my time at Bournemouth University. The next couple of months are going to be extremely busy as I focus on my Master’s project: a 30 minute radio documentary which is due at the beginning of August and will be the last ever piece of… Read more » about What’s next for me?
Not everyone knows who they exactly want to become in the future before going to a university and most of them choose a major because it was the best option at that time. What if after completing your undergraduate programme, you realise that this isn’t really what you wanted? The answer, in my case, is… Read more » about How I changed my career path with a Master’s degree
When my course finished last April, it was time to start a new life in Europe. It was a tough time in May, because hunting for a job as an inexperienced international student is not easy at all. I have been a student for more than ten years and barely have any work experience. I… Read more » about Life after graduation: My internship in Malta
Employability – the key reason most people go to university. By going to university you pick up a degree that usually puts you ahead of many other people, as well as showing your abilities and intelligence. However, there are two things you can add to your degree that put you above anyone else, and they… Read more » about How BU makes you more employable