Understand the UK job market – tips from BU Career team to prepare for my future job

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 »

Opportunities to build intercultural competence while studying at Bournemouth University

Being able to work across cultures is an increasingly necessary skill for graduates to impress employers in the competitive job market. Building intercultural competence while studying at university will benefit your career in the future. What is intercultural competence, and what are the opportunities to build these skills? Follow me to discover more! What is… Read more »

Law

What next? Deciding your Career Path after Graduating from BU Law.

Now that you have graduated! You must have been congratulated for a job well done; to be candid postgraduate programme generally are rigorous. Particularly Master of Laws (LL.M) entails personal research and development alongside the requirement to fulfill some hours of attendance of seminars and lectures. As an international student, the competition is higher, therefore,… Read more »

Your Postgraduate Studies at BU; Tips on your Application as an International Student.

BU as your choice! Now that you have chosen Bournemouth University (BU) as your next place of education and development. You may have the assurance of the quality of postgraduate (PG) training being offered in various courses of studies by an array of disciplined but caring faculties with multicultural backgrounds at BU. In subsequent paragraphs,… Read more »

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Why I chose to study Marketing at BU for my Master’s

This is a guest blog by Jess Burton, MSc Marketing Management (Digital) student at BU. Jess shares insight about her course and her reasons for choosing to continue to study at BU for her Master’s degree. Bournemouth University is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB), and not all universities have… Read more »

My journey to win 50% tuition fee discount – my postgraduate scholarship story at Bournemouth University

Studying in the UK had always been my dream until the day it finally came true, thanks to the Faculty of Media and Communication’s Executive Dean’s Scholarship. My journey to apply for a master’s programme started in 2019 after two years of working in several positions in marketing and communications. Lacking an academic background in… Read more »

Mental well-being and why it’s important for international students

Studying abroad for many international students like me is a golden opportunity to discover my potential while bringing a number of significant changes. It can be enjoyable and full of delights, but it can also be challenging. Therefore, listening to your mind and taking care of your mental well-being is an essential experience for international… Read more »

Immersing myself in UK culture – how I created a sense of belonging while studying abroad at Bournemouth University

Moving to a new country and adapting your lifestyle to a new culture can be challenging initially. However, by embracing changes and being open-minded, you can overcome culture shock while cherishing your living experience by immersing yourself in UK rich culture. This blog post will share some of my own experiences to create a sense… Read more »

Brightspace; an e-friend and learning solution

  Back in Nigeria – in October 2020, when I received the email from BU International Admission that learning would take place online for my January 2021 postgraduate programme, I became really curious and perturbed. I wondered aloud and spoke to some friends who had completed their studies before the advent of Covid-19 in the… Read more »