Bourne to progress, my placement story

This is a guest blog by BA (Hons) Communication and Media graduate, Rebecca Burgess. While I was studying for my final year, PR agency Red Lorry Yellow Lorry approached my course leader looking for promising students to recruit to their graduate internship. They’d had positive experiences with students from the course and, with a year’s work experience under my belt, I… Read more »

Studying Archaeology at BU

Thinking about a degree in Archaeology? Felise and Kate tell us what they really love about their Archaeology degrees whilst showing us some of the amazing artefacts found by BU students on digs. They talk placements, great tutors, favourite units and much more!

Daniela’s path to an academic career in anthropology

Daniela, from Italy, studied BSc Biological Anthropology at BU before progressing to MSc Applied Sciences by Research. She said: “Before starting my degrees I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do for a career. I knew I was interested in research, human anatomy, archaeology, forensics and psychology, but I couldn’t imagine myself in any of… Read more »

Placements and what you can expect

Here at Bournemouth uni, nursing students are allocated their placements up to six weeks prior to starting placement, so there’s always an air of anticipation when allocation day arrives and everyone finds out what they’ve been given.  Everyone is excited and discussing their different allocations at uni today. Everyone speculates what placement will be like,… Read more »

MSc Retail Management & Marketing – My placement story

Bournemouth University first piqued my interest for being the only one to offer a course focused on the retail industry. Since I was looking for a university that would champion professional growth as much as academic development, BU’s relationship with the industry and local businesses was a decisive factor. And once I learned about the… Read more »

#MyPlacementStory: GE Aviation

Paula Ruiz studies Engineering Project Management at Bournemouth University. Watch the video to hear Paula’s #MyPlacementStory, or search #MyPlacementStory to hear from other BU students getting valuable work experience through a placement as a part of their degree.

#MyPlacementStory: Babcock International

Watch the video to hear Harriet and Shannon, both Business Studies students at BU, sharing their #MyPlacementStory about their time on placement together at Babcock International, or search #MyPlacementStory to hear from other BU students getting valuable work experience through a placement as a part of their degree.

#MyPlacementStory: Sussex Cricket

Matt Neocleous studies Sports Management at Bournemouth University, and is currently on placement at Sussex County Cricket Club as a part of his degree. Watch the video to hear Matt’s #MyPlacementStory, or search #MyPlacementStory to hear from other BU students getting valuable work experience through a placement as a part of their degree.

My internship story

Being a Scriptwriting for Film and Television student, finding a placement in the media industry was honestly extremely difficult (mainly because it is such a competitive industry). However, while finding a placement within this sector is hard it is not completely impossible.  As long as you are dedicated, build up your CV, search everywhere you… Read more »

Placement opportunities?

Why consider a placement? Your placement is a fantastic opportunity to network and, if you impress during your work experience, you may even find you have a job waiting for you when you graduate. Many of our graduates have been offered permanent roles with their placement firms – a testament to the skills and work ethic… Read more »