Lionel’s Internship with BBDO Proximity

This is a guest blog post from BU student, Lionel Von Croÿ. From his time at BU as a MA Advertising student, Lionel attended weekly guest lectures and was able to secure industry connections leading to his 6-month placement.  Every Wednesday we attend a Course Leader Presents talk, which is essentially a guest lecture from… Read more »

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 »

Graduate story: Promoting peace across the globe

In 10 years since graduating from BU, Luke McMillan’s career has taken him across the world to support humanitarian efforts in areas affected by conflict and natural disaster. In his latest role, he is managing the UN campaign behind an International Day of Peace. Luke originally qualified with a MSc Biodiversity Conservation in 2009. During the… 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 »