Many courses at Bournemouth University involve a range of different length placements, and they are a great opportunity to gain further knowledge and experience in industries. Whilst the idea of finding a placement can seem daunting, the University provides great support to help you in the process. Careers Hub The ‘My Careers Hub ‘ is… Read more » about A helping hand with placement hunting
Scoring a placement during your Master’s degree
I am studying MSc Nutrition and Behaviour and it is mandatory to do a 12-day placement as a part of the degree program. The great aspect of our course is the flexibility provided to us to choose where and what we wanted to do with our placement. I scored a place in the Nutrition department… Read more » about Scoring a placement during your Master’s degree
I want to volunteer for charity but I don’t know how to start!
Volunteering, such as charity work, can be an amazing way to pad out your CV, help those in need and a useful thing to fill your free time with! This post is to just make sure you feel confident taking that first step into the world of charity work and volunteering. A small amount of… Read more » about I want to volunteer for charity but I don’t know how to start!
My study exchange in Macau
BA (Hons) Events & Leisure Marketing student Jana Saastamoinen went on a study exchange semester in Macau and was shortlisted in the Institute for Tourism Studies’ 2018/19 Honours List due to her academic performance while doing a semester in Macau. The Institute for Tourism Studies Macau is the main mobility partner for BU Events Management… Read more » about My study exchange in Macau
How BU encourages students to follow their career prospects
Hello everyone! I cannot tell you how BU has improved my career prospects! As I am studying MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology, my examples will be based on my course, but you can see what BU can offer in terms of placement opportunities. The first week of our classes, the professor came in to introduce herself,… Read more » about How BU encourages students to follow their career prospects
Apply to be a student ambassador!
What is a student ambassador and what is it all about!? A student ambassador is someone that works for the uni, with flexible working hours and can take on many fun tasks throughout the year. The work is really varied and you can choose what you would like to get involved with. Being employed as… Read more » about Apply to be a student ambassador!
Preparing for a placement
Summer is finally here! And whilst that means making most of the sunny weather and catching up with friends it is also the perfect time to gain vital industry experience. Most degrees at Bournemouth University have a compulsory 4/6 week or year placement as part of their course, which students must complete to graduate. This… Read more » about Preparing for a placement
Studying for a degree – is it enough?
Every year, thousands of students just like you and I decide to go to university and, more often than not, our decision to do so is based around wanting to increase our job prospects and widen our employment opportunities. While this is great it also means every year there are thousands of students like you… Read more » about Studying for a degree – is it enough?
The Student Development Award: What to do when you’ve done so much!
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!
How to stand out from the crowd
The Postgraduate Development Award (PGDA) is meant for Master’s students at BU and is designed to help your professional and personal development apart from academic studies. Basically it is a system that gives points to certain activities that you participate in during your time at BU. The award encourages you to come out of your… Read more » about How to stand out from the crowd
All The Little Things…
By Patricia Obawole 2nd year BU Student, LLB (Hons) Law I have always known that I am a person who does love a bit of extra-curricular activities and I have always tried to take part in as much as I can. Unfortunately, this has been put on the back burner now that I am at uni,… Read more » about All The Little Things…