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Why I love social work at BU!

Studying social work at BU is one of my proudest achievements and is one of the best decisions I ever made. I never thought I would be able to go to university and be ‘academic’ but I felt passionate about being a social worker and being at BU soon changed all that. I assumed it… Read more »

My trip to Colombia

In August 2014 I had an amazing opportunity to have an internship, with two of my best friends, in Medellin Colombia. We had support from the university funding scheme called Global Horizons Fund and our academic team had made contacts with a local university who organised our placement. The whole planning experience started a countdown… Read more »

An opportunity to study abroad…

By Michelle Lillywhite 2nd year BU Student, BA (Hons) Social Work When I got the email asking ‘What would you say to a placement in Colombia?’ there was really only one answer – YES! It was however closely followed by – How? That’s when I remembered the BU Global Horizons Fund. You see, BU support… Read more »