What do you want to know?

Here’s what you’ve been asking the askBU team this week… 1. I’m interested in studying either your Film Production & Cinematography or Photography course, where would my studies be based? These courses are delivered at the Wiltshire College Salisbury, a BU Partner College. All aspects of your course from teaching, accommodation and student life will… Read more »

From Bournemouth to Westminster

Nicky Woodhouse (BA Media Production, 1997-2000) tells us about how her degree at BU led her around the world, from Bournemouth to Afghanistan with David Cameron and back to the UK, where she now runs her own production company, Woodhouse T.V. I  always wanted to work in telly. Growing up through the 80s and 90s I… Read more »

Bournemouth University braced for further Oscar success

A number of Bournemouth University graduates are celebrating as their work was included in the announcement of Oscar nominees. Graduates from the University’s National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA) have worked on four out of the five films nominated in the Best Visual Effects Category. Andrew Lockley is among the graduates who could be celebrating on the… Read more »

Life in Green

Adam Khan and Andy Wade tell us how a Paramedic Science Foundation degree has taken them from BU to the Maldives. You might think that the role of a Paramedic involves tearing round in noisy yellow trucks attending car accidents and dealing with traumatic situations. Although this is the case from time – to – time,… Read more »

My fantastic placement experience

Laura Stevens undertook her placement at Towers Watson. The outstanding contribution made by Laura during her placement, led her employer to nominate Laura for the best placement student in her cohort, which Laura won.  Her employer commented: “Laura has created a legacy which will be used by subsequent members of my team for many years… Read more »

Why I chose BU

When it comes to selecting a university, it’s never an easy decision to make. You’ve finally got yourself prepared for those difficult A-levels and now you’re being asked to think even further into your future – you’re still not even sure whether your English skills trump your Science skills! Having to choose just one subject… Read more »

Students at a HE Fair

My Sandwich Degree: The Perfect Filling

The name whets the appetite of many prospective students, but what is a placement year all about? ‘Jammed’ in the middle of your studies at BU, you’re more than likely to undertake a 40-week placement as part of your degree, with many going to highly reputable companies such as Sony, Disney and Aston Martin just… Read more »