Being an international student, applying for universities can be overwhelming. The Clearing experience was much better than I expected, and one that I’m glad I went through. I went through Clearing three years ago, when I was at a different university studying a different degree, which was LLB Law. I didn’t enjoy the course and… Read more » about I changed courses through Clearing
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 » about What do you want to know?
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 » about From Bournemouth to Westminster
Final year nursing students at BU recently contributed to a doctoral study about learning on practice placements. Amanda Alexander, Joanne Hewitt, Teresa Pearce, Elinor Suter and Clare Taylor then shared their top tips with Nursing Standard magazine to help new nursing students make the most of their placement experience. Whether you’re a nursing student or… Read more » about Make the most of your placement – tips from BU Nursing students
Atif joined the Pensim2 team within the Department for Work and Pensions DWP. Pensim2 is the department’s model used to estimate the impact of reforms to state and private pensions on pensioners over the next 100 years. Atif made an outstanding contribution to his placement company and as a result, won the prize for the… Read more » about How I met the Minister of State for Pensions on my placement
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 » about Bournemouth University braced for further Oscar success
The magic moment you get that email from UCAS track is one I’ll never forget – you have an offer and it all starts to seem real. So firstly – congratulations from me! Here at BU they totally understand that not everyone can attend an Open Day during the autumn term, which is why we… Read more » about Applicant Open Days – what are they all about?
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 » about Life in Green
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 » about My fantastic placement experience
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 » about Why I chose BU
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 » about My Sandwich Degree: The Perfect Filling
Two Media School students from Bournemouth University (BU) have been awarded bursaries by the Royal Television Society (RTS)…