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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 »

Why I love Occupational Therapy

From toddlers, tottering about and finding their feet in life, to the elderly approaching the end of theirs. From bustling classrooms, to orderly hospital wards, comfortable flats and family homes, you see a full spectrum of people and places as an occupational therapy student. For me, that’s what makes it so special. I truly believe… Read more »

My placement at Obergine

If you don’t already know, the placement search is all but a leisurely walk in the park. There is no “how to guide” which ensures a position with all the best perks. Perhaps, you may find the process easier or have all the right connections, but for most students, especially international students requiring work visas 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 »

My greatest achievement this year

Sarah Stacey My greatest achievement this year was having one of my pieces broadcast on BBC Radio 4. They sent us a brief for a new pilot programme which would feature outside submissions, and I was lucky enough to have mine chosen. It was my first ever bit of paid radio work, which was really… Read more »