Second-year BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art & Design student, Anna Shellswell, volunteered her time during this year’s BFX Festival hosted by Bournemouth University. In this guest blog, she tells us all about her experiences. Day 1: I was so eager to volunteer at the BFX Festival that I supported some of the pre-event preparations. I… Read more » about Anna’s BFX Festival Volunteer Experience
Working as a language assistant in Spain during my placement year
BA (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management student, Kaitlin Jupp from England worked overseas as a language assistant at the Official Language School of Valladolid in Spain during her placement year in 2021-22. “For my placement year, I decided to divide it into three areas. I worked for AskBU at the university. Then, I worked… Read more » about Working as a language assistant in Spain during my placement year
My experience completing a study exchange during the Covid-19 pandemic
BSc (Hons) Marketing student Curtis Howkins completed a study exchange semester at EDHEC Business School in Lille, France during the 2020-21 academic year. He shares his experience of living abroad during the Covid-19 pandemic. “University life has brought its challenges, but an exchange programme in another country with very little ability in regard to the… Read more » about My experience completing a study exchange during the Covid-19 pandemic
My study exchange experience in Lille, France
BSc (Hons) Marketing student Iulia Iordanescu completed a study exchange semester at EDHEC Business School in Lille, France during the 2020-2021 academic year. She shares her experience of studying in France during the Covid-19 pandemic. “The French educational system is very different from ours. After French high school students take their Baccalaureate and have two… Read more » about My study exchange experience in Lille, France
My virtual study exchange experience in the Netherlands
BSc Psychology student Jaume Torres Coll completed a study exchange at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands during the 2020-21 academic year. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the exchange took place online, find out more about the experience below. “I am writing this blog from my parents’ home in Spain, although I am doing an… Read more » about My virtual study exchange experience in the Netherlands
My Experience on the Global Talent Programme
Hiya, This summer I took part in the Global Talent Programme, this is a course run by the university which helps you learn how to become more globally connected and aware, as well as giving you useful tips on leaderships, running meetings, improving your CV and so on. Overall I found the whole experience invaluable… Read more » about My Experience on the Global Talent Programme
Why would you study for a Master’s degree ?
In the crowded job markets nowadays, employers tend to look for candidates that stand out and can be distinguished easily. The extra higher – level qualification would give you a competitive edge between other applicants to improve your financial prospects as well as investing in your own future showing your ability to commit to an… Read more » about Why would you study for a Master’s degree ?
My study exchange in Macau
BA (Hons) Events & Leisure Marketing student Jana Saastamoinen went on a study exchange semester in Macau and was shortlisted in the Institute for Tourism Studies’ 2018/19 Honours List due to her academic performance while doing a semester in Macau. The Institute for Tourism Studies Macau is the main mobility partner for BU Events Management… Read more » about My study exchange in Macau
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 » about Pinewood Studios recruits BU graduates
My experience at the European Meetings & Events Conference 2017
I have recently returned from Granada, Spain, where I participated in the EMEC – European Meetings & Events Conference 2017. The conference is organized by MPI – Meeting Professionals International and attracts event professionals from all over the world. Prior to the event I had the privilege to participate in an educational programme for university… Read more » about My experience at the European Meetings & Events Conference 2017
Amber’s experience with SUBU as a Postgrad
As a postgraduate student with all the normal pressures that come with this, support from my students’ union is really important. Whether, like me, you continue on for postgraduate study at the same university or whether you start over at a new university, there will always be similar challenges to face. Before starting my postgraduate… Read more » about Amber’s experience with SUBU as a Postgrad
What’s next for me?
My best friend told me a long time ago that “uncertainty is the future’s guarantee” – and it’s true. It’s the middle of May, and I’m in my final term. I’m gearing up to start shooting my Master’s production project but at the back of my head, I worry about my career prospects. I’m not… Read more » about What’s next for me?