Placements was the greatest opportunity and requirement that I had to uptake during my time at university. Even though my course, BA Hons Multimedia Journalism, requires me to do a placement it is an element that is detrimental to the overall experience of learning Journalism. Journalism is done best when it is applied and gaining… Read more »
Work experience is a practical and effective use of time that can help you develop future abilities and completing it outside of your academia can really help you branch out. I did a summer placement with the British Red Cross (BRC) and learned a lot from all aspects of the process. The application process was… Read more »
Being part of the job market is the first step to building your career plan. Given the profound impact of the global pandemic, the job market is changing at an ever-faster pace. Especially for international graduates, understanding the UK’s job market will help you become more employable. Here are some tips that the BU Career… Read more »
This is a guest blog post by current student Cara Ginnifer, studying BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice. I’m Cara, a first year student studying BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice (ODP). Not many people know what an ODP is or that we exist – I personally think it’s one of the best careers in healthcare. I… Read more »
This is a guest blog by June Symonds, current BA (Hons) Social Work student. As a 2nd year BA (Hons) Social Work student, it has been a pleasure studying at Bournemouth University – one of the most prestigious universities in our country. BU offer such an enriching social work programme, which undoubtedly prepares students for… Read more »
This is a guest blog by MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management student, Juthamas Tilley. The search for a placement through Bournemouth University using all the online support on offer was proving very productive and I was able to secure a few interviews with leading brand hotels and smaller local businesses. Unfortunately, the outbreak of… Read more »
This is a guest blog post by Abbie Rendell who is studying her final year of BSc (Hons) Sport Development and Coaching Sciences. My name is Abbie Rendell and I am currently in my final year of my undergraduate degree; Sport Development and Coaching Sciences. During the previous academic year (2019/2020), I completed my work… Read more »
This is a guest blog by Danni Gilligan, BA (Hons) Tourism Management student. Danni discusses her placement experience at Stay U-nique, a Unique Vacation Rental Management company in Barcelona. Placement year approached fast and it was a chance for me to chase my dream of working abroad. I’d always felt happy experiencing new cultures when… Read more »
Hello, my name is Abde Ali. I am an international student from India studying MSc Events Management at BU. Here I am sharing my experience of choosing BU for my postgraduate degree.
So many students talk about how amazing their placement experiences were and how they simply applied for a job opportunity and secured it. However, that’s not always the case. What’s a real placement experience like? How should you prepare? Check out the vlog below to find out more!
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 »
Making sure you get the right placement can be scary. Here is a my experience of finding, and applying to, both short and long term placements.