Work placement success at IBM

This is a guest blog by Gemma Griffin, a BA (Hons) Business Studies graduate. I completed my work placement at IBM on London’s South Bank, working in the Product Marketing team. As part of my role, I helped to implement marketing strategies from our worldwide team into the UK & Ireland team, developing training initiatives to improve collaboration between… 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 helped me get where I am now

So where am I now? Well, I am a freelance videographer working for a few different media companies as well as doing my own projects, including short films and wedding videos. It’s been tough starting out as self-employed, but it’s a great experience and I love being my own boss. And the BU bit? It’s… Read more »

My graduation day

Three years. Three or more homes. Many lectures. More assignments than you can shake a stick at – let alone exams. One or two hangovers (cough), potentially a few library fines. The most amazing bunch of memories, a fuller than most friends list and a busy Twitter feed – and then uni is over. It’s a weird… Read more »

From BU to China

BU graduate Tim Hung talks about how a BSc (Hons) in Sports Management (Golf) has helped him get his dream job… Having recently graduated from BU in Golf Management, I find myself back where I was during my 3rd year placement, ready to kick-start my career. During my placement year at BU, I was lucky enough to… Read more »