Students at a HE Fair

My Sandwich Degree: The Perfect Filling

The name whets the appetite of many prospective students, but what is a placement year all about? ‘Jammed’ in the middle of your studies at BU, you’re more than likely to undertake a 40-week placement as part of your degree, with many going to highly reputable companies such as Sony, Disney and Aston Martin just… Read more »

An introduction to SUBU

With the new academic year in full swing, some of you might already be familiar with SUBU – the Students’ Union at Bournemouth University. From the Trampolining Club to the Bacon Society, there’s certainly something for everyone when it comes to getting involved…

Pedal2Medal with sports students

On Sunday 25 May, a team of sports management students hosted the event Pedal2Medal at Ensbury Velodrome. Students explained that the aim of the event was to create more awareness for the track and raise funds for ‘Wessex Accessible Cycling Club’, a local charity for disabled riders. Spectators were able to enjoy refreshments, and experience a… Read more »

Dragons’ Den experience at School of Tourism

The Innovation unit this year involved working with nine local organisations across the Events Management and Events & Leisure Marketing programmes. This year the organisations included: The Print Room, Aruba, Bournemouth International Conference Centre, The Langtry Manor Hotel, Haskins Garden Centre, The Captains Club, The Green House Hotel, Chapel Gate and QE Leisure Centre.  The… Read more »

BU graduate ‘scores’ publishing deal with football book

A Bournemouth University graduate has found success with the publication of a new book for budding football professionals. Dean Caslake, an Accounting and Finance graduate, wrote ‘The Footballer’s Journey’ alongside current professional footballer Guy Branston to offer practical tips on becoming a professional footballer.‘The Footballer’s Journey’ is aimed at young footballers, parents, amateur coaches and… Read more »