My sandwich placement at Adobe

I am from a small village in Oxfordshire, I decided to go to Bournemouth Uni, because I thought the sandwich year would be invaluable to my development and so this year I have been on my placement as a Marketing and Communications Executive at Adobe Systems. I chose to take a marketing placement at Adobe,… Read more »

My placement with AFC Bournemouth

For most students, the concept of applying for a job placement can be terrifying. Endless job descriptions, applications and interviews can be daunting at first, but the result is certainly worth it. Having a placement year is one of the main reasons I chose to study at BU. Too many jobs nowadays require applicants to… Read more »

My summer internship at FourBroadgate

The BA (Hons) English course at Bournemouth University requires all students to do at least a four week placement in their second year over the summer break. So off I set, searching for the perfect summer placement. Originally I wanted a placement in fashion, but after a family friend offered me work at a financial… Read more »

Ally Arthur-Worsop

When two cultures collide (Part 2)

Gabriela Sonomura, an undergraduate student from Brazil, joined BU during a one-month voluntary placement. To help Gabriela integrate and learn more about BU and student life in the UK, current student Ally Arthur-Worsop spent time with her, going to lectures and working together. Here Ally gives her account of what they learned from each other…… Read more »

Sam Squelch (RKEO), Rebecca Marney (BU Events) and Gabriela Sonomura helping with the organisation of the SURE conference at BU on 4 March 2015

When two cultures collide (Part 1)

Gabriela Sonomura, an undergraduate student from Brazil, joined BU during a one-month voluntary placement. To help Gabriela integrate and learn more about BU and student life in the UK, current student Ally Arthur-Worsop spent time with her, going to lectures and working together. Here Gabriela gives her account of what they learned from each other…… Read more »