An Design & Engineering student in a workshop

Broadening my career options with a placement

Caitlin is a final year student studying BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering. Between her second and final year she took a placement year. In this guest blog, she talks about her placement experience and how that has influenced her future career aspirations.  I study Mechanical Engineering with a hope to work in the automotive industry post-university,… Read more »

Understand the UK job market – tips from BU Career team to prepare for my future job

Being part of the job market is the first step to building your career plan. Given the profound impact of the global pandemic, the job market is changing at an ever-faster pace. Especially for international graduates, understanding the UK’s job market will help you become more employable. Here are some tips that the BU Career… Read more »

Opportunities to build intercultural competence while studying at Bournemouth University

Being able to work across cultures is an increasingly necessary skill for graduates to impress employers in the competitive job market. Building intercultural competence while studying at university will benefit your career in the future. What is intercultural competence, and what are the opportunities to build these skills? Follow me to discover more! What is… Read more »

Everything you need to know about the new Graduate visa

Did you know international students who have completed a degree in the UK can apply to stay and work in the UK for up to two years? The new Graduate Route visa is a fantastic opportunity for international graduates of UK universities. As a student who will graduate in June 2022, I have received lots… Read more »

My Top 5 BU experiences

My time at BU is coming to an end and I have had the best time of my life. What I’d give to start it all over again! So, I thought I’d share some of my favourite experiences whilst I’ve been here. These will be different for everyone and each course will have varying opportunities,… Read more »

Graduate Lucy lands a role with ITV

This is a guest blog post by graduate Lucy Brady, graduate from BA (Hons) Television Production. Last February, I was fortunate enough to be offered a job at ITV Daytime as a Studio Technician, working part-time alongside completing my TV Production degree at Bournemouth University. My contract was due to change to full-time in June, however, 2020 had… Read more »