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 »

Pinewood Studios recruits BU graduates

Two postgraduate students used networking opportunities provided by their MA to open doors to their dream jobs. Now both working for Pinewood Studios Group, Jed Milton and Gianluca Romano met while studying for their Master’s in Sound Design for Film and Television last year. As students, the pair were invited to Short Sounds Film Festival… Read more »

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 »

Funding my studies

Most students have a part-time job which helps with essentials and general living costs associated with being at uni. It also helps to top up the government bursary or loans that don’t always stretch as far as we’d like! I study Adult Nursing and I’ve found that HSS students are often placed under the added… Read more »

Balancing a job with study

Balancing a job with studying is challenging, but something many of us have to do. Here I share my experiences of juggling the two, the challenges I’ve faced and how I’m overcoming them. I’m fortunate that my working hours are flexible so I can fit work around my studies. The downside is that most of… Read more »

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 »

Your university needs YOU…!!

By Patricia Obawole 2nd year BU Student, LLB (Hons) Law Okay, so student loans, they are basically these god-sent gifts from the government that makes life just that little bit easier when you move off to university. They help you through thick and thin and will somehow become your best friend. So it’s all fine and… Read more »