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 »

The importance of networking during your postgraduate studies

Networking has become an integral contributor to success in career and business. It is even more critical for postgraduate students who are not just building on their careers but also seeking opportunities to advance their experience and expertise. So, just how is networking important during your postgraduate studies? Open doors to employment opportunities As a… Read more »

How BU has left a long lasting impact on my life

Bournemouth University has left a long lasting impact to my life. I studied MSc in Tourism Management & Marketing course and graduated in 2010. After graduation I returned to Vietnam and I am currently working as  a Lecturer in tourism marketing at Hong Bang International University. I am also the co-founder of Sunaca.com and a partner in other projects, including… Read more »

How BU makes you more employable

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 »

The Postgraduate Development Award

The Postgraduate Development Award (or PGDA) is a great way to both enhance your experience at BU and make steps to improve your employability when you finish studying. The Award provides opportunities to build skills in four key areas (listed below) and to record your activities and achievements in an online portfolio. For me, there… Read more »