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My take on the role of the Advertising industry in the Climate Crisis

This is a guest blog post written by MA Advertising student Manya Deora. I recently attended a panel discussion hosted by the Media and Communications department at Bournemouth University. The topics presented were discussing the advertising, marketing, and communications industries and if or how they are consciously or unconsciously fostering a culture of consumerism on… Read more » about My take on the role of the Advertising industry in the Climate Crisis

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Amalia’s experience as a Public Relations intern at Sony

This is a guest blog written by current BA (Hons) Marketing Communications with Digital Media student where she shares her placement experience at Sony. It’s easy to go into a placement year with a bucket full of expectations. However, the past year as a Public Relations intern at Sony has taught me to enjoy life’s… Read more » about Amalia’s experience as a Public Relations intern at Sony

How the support of my Faculty Learning Development team has helped me to best perform in my academic work

Before starting my master’s programme at BU, I used to work in the industry for three years. At the beginning of my journey at BU, I used to worry that the academic gap and difference in teaching methods would make my study in the UK more challenging. Little did I know that with the great… Read more » about How the support of my Faculty Learning Development team has helped me to best perform in my academic work

My journey to win 50% tuition fee discount – my postgraduate scholarship story at Bournemouth University

Studying in the UK had always been my dream until the day it finally came true, thanks to the Faculty of Media and Communication’s Executive Dean’s Scholarship. My journey to apply for a master’s programme started in 2019 after two years of working in several positions in marketing and communications. Lacking an academic background in… Read more » about My journey to win 50% tuition fee discount – my postgraduate scholarship story at Bournemouth University

BU scholarship and my rewarding experience with Think Pacific’s virtual internship

Starting my master programme in January 2021 amidst the pandemic, I was lucky to receive lots of support from the university. One of them is the Global Engagement scholarship that I received at the beginning of my summer break to help me make the most of my virtual internship experience with Think Pacific. This UK… Read more » about BU scholarship and my rewarding experience with Think Pacific’s virtual internship

From UG Tourism to PG Marketing

When I was 18 all I knew was that I like to travel and discover new cultures and that is what I found at Bournemouth University! For my undergraduate degree, I studied BA (Hons) Tourism Management. However, to begin with I only really new what the Tourism part of the course involved and didn’t focus… Read more » about From UG Tourism to PG Marketing

Why Bournemouth University and an Internship in Tunisia?

This is a guest blog by current student Ana Paula Teixeira, studying MSc Marketing Management. Back in March of 2018 I felt a growing urge for transformation. I was not even sure the “transformation” I was looking for was related to professional, personal or even spiritual issues. I started researching about several subjects in marketing,… Read more » about Why Bournemouth University and an Internship in Tunisia?

Why I returned to BU for my postgrad degree

We always love hearing why our graduates choose to return to BU for their Master’s. We asked Daniel some questions – read his story below. What was your main reason for studying a postgraduate qualification? It was always something I wanted to do and because of the returning discount I was swayed to do it… Read more » about Why I returned to BU for my postgrad degree

A first class summer

Summer 2018 has undoubtedly gone down on record for the UK, and isn’t one that will be forgotten any time soon. The chart-busting heatwave gave Portugal a run for its money, all while the nation came together to cheer on our men and their unlikely, semi-final World Cup journey. Even when football didn’t come home,… Read more » about A first class summer