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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »