This is a guest post by current student Ross Beadman studying BA (Hons) Advertising Finding a placement was a gruelling process in the beginning. I applied to the most relevant internships on the placement microsite by customising a cover letter, CV and email. Each rejected application … obviously I felt bad. I did this for… Read more » about Read about Ross’s experience in finding a placement
This is a guest post from current student Emma Brooks studying BA (Hons) Marketing Communications My name is Emma, I’m a BA (Hons) Marketing Communications undergraduate and I’ve recently completed my placement year – wow what a year it’s been! I have been on the road touring the country as an event manager promoting the… Read more » about Emma’s persistence has led to her working with big-brand names
This is a guest blog post by current student Aaron Lloyd, studying BA (Hons) Advertising. Hi, my name is Aaron I am a BA (Hons) Advertising student and this is my placement journey. After a successful second year and a lot of hard work, I achieved the highest grade for a L5 Advertising student. During… Read more » about Aarons placement year at Chambers Media Ltd
When applying for university your personal statement is there to help place you above the other candidates, make you stand out and is really there to show off your skills, some personality, and your past qualifications to show why you should be picked over another person. As much as it may feel weird to write… Read more » about Why extra curriculum activities are important for your personal statement
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
We all think that whatever town our university is in, it is the best town for students but Bournemouth definitely is something special! When my friends visit from other universities, they comment on how great it is, so it’s not just my bias… here are a few reasons why: The Beach. Bournemouth is situated… Read more » about Why Bournemouth is the best town for students…
This is a guest blog by current student Marie Drayton who studies BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing and Lucy Biggs who studies BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing. – Marie Drayton Studying while living in Bournemouth hospital accommodation has been a really positive experience for me. I’ve not had to worry about moving every year, and because… Read more » about Living in hospital accommodation v living in halls as a health and social care student
Have you used all your UCAS choices for university and still don’t have any offers? Luckily, you’re reading this blog – I’m going to explain everything you have to know about UCAS Extra and adding an extra university option. SO take a deep breath, relax -all will be ok I promise! What makes me… Read more » about What is UCAS Extra and how do I use it?
So you’ve just arrived at uni, and you’re thrown into your first “proper” session of work, where it feels more like school in a classroom with uncomfortable chairs and a whiteboard at the head of the class. Around the room you are surrounded with unfamiliar faces and you have no idea where to sit, who… Read more » about How to make friends in your seminar group
If there is one thing to love about being a student, it’s the discount. Whether it be whilst eating out with your friends, buying your new ‘ going OUT out’ outfit or stocking up on those uni essentials (there is no such thing as too much stationary), it’s always great to save some money! And the… Read more » about The perks of getting a NUS card
The third Monday of January has been known in recent years as Blue Monday, and this year the day falls on Monday 21st January 2019. It stems from the idea that the social fabulousness of the festive season is a distant memory (but the effects of it are still very much with us), and many… Read more » about Healthy body and mind for avoiding the January Blues!