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.
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.
One of the things that made me come to BU was the emphasis on placements and the opportunity to fit them in whether it be for a year or for six weeks, to ensure I had some real working experience to add to my CV alongside my degree once I graduated. Whether you come to… Read more » about Short placements – how to find them
Choosing a subject to study at university can be difficult, especially as this is going to be the main thing you spend at least 80% of your time on for the next three or four years. When making this choice I personally got pretty confused as even if you have narrowed down the universities you… Read more » about Why study BSc (Hons) Geography at BU
This is a guest blog post by current student Dominic Gayler. My name is Dominic Gayler and I’m just about to go into my fourth and final year on the BA Public Relations course now changed to BA (Hons) Marketing Communications with Public Relations. Over the last 12 months I have been working in my… Read more » about Dom Gaylers placement experience at Liverpool Football Club
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 » about Bourne to progress, my placement story
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!
Hi guys! In today’s blog, I am going to talk about the things that I love about my course! Hopefully, it will give you some advice if you’re interested in clinical psychology. Course content and course structure First of all, the course content is very broad and touches every topic that you would be interested… Read more » about MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology – What it has to offer
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 » about Daniela’s path to an academic career in anthropology
This is a guest blog written by Ross. Where are you from? I’m originally from Plymouth, Devon – now working in London as part of a placement year, bridging an undergraduate degree in English at Bournemouth University. Why did you come to BU? I decided to attend BU due to the diversity of the course and the… Read more » about #MyPlacementStory at ESPN
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 » about Placements and what you can expect
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 » about MSc Retail Management & Marketing – My placement story