Hey guys! I’m a Media Production student here at BU and in this vlog I talk about how I secured my short placements for my degree. Hopefully the advice in this vlog will help you secure your placement(s) as they are so valuable to developing your employability!
This is a guest vlog by graduate Kristian who studied Business & Management with Project & Operations Management at BU. In this vlog Kristian shares why he thinks placements are a great addition to a university degree and lists the benefits of taking a placement year.
This is a guest blog by Molly Griffiths, a final year BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy student who has shared her journey about the course and her placements. My physiotherapy student experience began during Covid-19 in 2020. Whilst there were lots of apprehensions, Bournemouth did not fail to provide an amazing first year of university. We began… Read more » about My Physiotherapy student experience
This guest blog is from Hannah, a final year BSc (Hons) Ecology and Wildlife Conservation student. She tells us about her time spent on placement working in the Falklands Islands on a conservation project. I’m from North Wales, I started studying BSc (Hons) Ecology and Wildlife Conservation at BU when I was 22 after spending… Read more » about A placement on the Falklands Islands looking after penguins
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 » about My placements in Journalism
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 » about My work experience placement at the British Red Cross
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 » about Understand the UK job market – tips from BU Career team to prepare for my future job
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 » about My experience as an ODP student
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 » about Social Work placement and community support during the pandemic
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 » about Supply chain & logistics management – A postgrad’s hospitality placement
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 » about Abbie’s placement experience working in a secondary school
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 » about Danni’s placement experience at Stay U-nique in Barcelona