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 » about 365 days in the workplace, working for a global team and remotely during COVID-19.
I am studying MSc Nutrition and Behaviour and it is mandatory to do a 12-day placement as a part of the degree program. The great aspect of our course is the flexibility provided to us to choose where and what we wanted to do with our placement. I scored a place in the Nutrition department… Read more » about Scoring a placement during your Master’s degree
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 » about Putting my learning into practice: Marika’s placement experience and continuation throughout COVID 19
It has always been the case that the BSc Hons Adult Nursing is a physical and academic challenge, with the third and final year being the biggest challenge of all before graduating. The unprecedented events around the current Coronavirus global pandemic have highlighted the need for increased numbers of healthcare professionals to join the NHS… Read more » about Joining the NHS frontline as a student nurse
This is a guest blog by Jade Painter, our current BSc (Hons) Social Work student. My name is Jade Painter and I am currently studying BA (Hons) Social work at Bournemouth University. I am in my second year and I have just completed my first 70-day substantive placement. My placement was in supported accommodation for… Read more » about My social work placement leads to a job offer
This is a guest post from current student Emma Brooks studying BA (Hons) Marketing Communications My name is Emma, I’m a BA (Hons) Marketing Communications undergraduate and I’ve recently completed my placement year – wow what a year it’s been! I have been on the road touring the country as an event manager promoting the… Read more » about Emma’s persistence has led to her working with big-brand names
This is a guest blog post by current student Aaron Lloyd, studying BA (Hons) Advertising. Hi, my name is Aaron I am a BA (Hons) Advertising student and this is my placement journey. After a successful second year and a lot of hard work, I achieved the highest grade for a L5 Advertising student. During… Read more » about Aarons placement year at Chambers Media Ltd
Bournemouth is quite simply one of the most stunning coastal towns in the country. But it’s not just about the seven-mile stretch of sand, there are other hidden gems to be discovered too. For Jack Brown, studying BSc (Hons) Archaeology , the New Forest National Park offered the perfect location to undergo his work placement…. Read more » about Opportunities on your doorstep. My Archaeology placement discovering the New Forest
Placement – now that’s a scary word. I remember when I applied for my course at Bournemouth, the thought of a placement seemed years away. But time flies fast at Bournemouth and all of a sudden – your placement is here! But although the idea of a placement year can seem daunting, my placement year… Read more » about A student’s guide to placements
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?
This is a guest blog from Kim Machipisa, BA (Hons) Marketing Communications final year student. In my third year at BU (2018/19) I undertook a 12-month placement as part of my sandwich course program. So, as you can imagine, the preparations of things such as CVs, covering letters and applications had to start in the… Read more » about Kim Machipisa’s BA (Hons) Marketing Communications placement experience
This summer I was lucky enough to take part in a one-week ‘Student Environmental Research Team [SERT] trip along with 4 other students and 2 lecturers, to Croatia. This was such an amazing opportunity not only to develop research skills but also to travel to a new country, all thanks to doing my BSc (Hons)… Read more » about Forest Resilience SERT to Croatia