From Rome to Bournemouth – how BU helped build my career with Siemens

This is a guest blog by Jonathan Faraoni, our BSc (Hons) Computing graduate, and currently studying MSc Internet of Things at Bournemouth University. My story begins in 2015 when at the age of 19 years old I decided to move abroad for my studies and pursue a bachelor’s degree in science and technology. After many… Read more »

My placement experience with the ResLife team and setting up my own business

This is a guest blog post by current student George Merritt studying BA (Hons) Media Production.  Placement Company: ResLifeBU Placement Job Title: ResLifeBU Digital Content Creator LinkedIn account link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/george-merritt-a5862b175/ One of the most exciting prospects of studying at BU in Media Production was having the opportunity to take a sandwich-placement year in industry. Before… Read more »

Becoming a Physiotherapist during a Pandemic

This is a guest blog post by current student Rebekah Phillips, studying BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. Hello, my name is Rebekah a (now) final year Physiotherapy student at Bournemouth University. I started University like the majority of students, I moved away from home and settled in Student Accommodation where I quickly learnt to fend for myself… Read more »

My year working for the biggest beauty brand in the world!

This is a guest blogger post by current student Brityn Vreeland currently studying BA (Hons) Marketing Communications. This past year I was fortunate enough to spend 12 months working for L’Oréal Paris and the L’Oréal UKI headquarters in London. During my second year of University, I was looking for placements pretty early on, with L’Oréal… Read more »

Placement experience inspiration for final year projects and direction for graduating

This is a guest blog post by current student Megan Voice, studying BA (Hons) Media Production who secured a B2B Marketing Associate role at Lenovo. Megan Voice: https://www.linkedin.com/in/megan-voice-media-production-marketing/ The three words to describe my placement search would be challenging, daunting and informative. The three words to describe my placement experience would be valuable, varied and… Read more »

365 days in the workplace, working for a global team and remotely during COVID-19.

This is a guest post from current student Alma Dirisu, current student studying BA (Hons) Marketing Communications. Oracle Corporation is a technology company that specialises in providing goods and services to other businesses. During my placement year, I was positioned within one of Oracle’s Global Business Unit’s (GBU’s). These businesses are an extension of Oracle’s… Read more »

Putting my learning into practice: Marika’s placement experience and continuation throughout COVID 19

This is a guest blog post by current student Marika Curry, studying BA (Hons) Marketing Communications who has recently completed a placement experience at Brockenhurst College as a Marketing and Events Assistant.   Three words to describe my placement search would be challenging, enlightening and proactive. It was a struggle to get a foot in… Read more »