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My study abroad experience in Nice as an Events Management student

My name is Zoe Chinnock, I am originally from the Cotswolds in the UK and I am studying BA (Hons) Events Management at Bournemouth University. Going to university has always been a goal of mine and when I attended the Open Day at Bournemouth, the versatility, and the opportunities that the course offered me seemed… Read more » about My study abroad experience in Nice as an Events Management student

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My work abroad experience in Vietnam

I’m Louis, a 21-year-old final-year Business and Management student at BU entering my final year, I knew that I wanted to say ‘yes’ to everything and really make the most out of the opportunities presented to me. When I received the email from BU informing me of the Vietnamese placement opportunity, I knew that it… Read more » about My work abroad experience in Vietnam

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Saying yes to study abroad opportunities at university

At the beginning of 2023, I made a resolution that would change the course of my year: saying “yes” more often. The simple commitment I made to myself wasn’t just about trying different things or exploring new places, it was a promise to myself that I would try to leave my comfort zone, meet new… Read more » about Saying yes to study abroad opportunities at university

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How I spent five weeks in Fiji through the Turing Scheme funding at BU

My name is Mia, I am 23 and I am a current final year BA (Hons) Social Work student at Bournemouth University. I spent five weeks in Fiji, on a Youth Empowerment Project with Think Pacific through funding with the Turing Scheme. Ever since I was a teenager, I always knew that I wanted to… Read more » about How I spent five weeks in Fiji through the Turing Scheme funding at BU

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My hospitality placement experience in Melbourne, Australia

My name is Kacey Woods, I am currently on my placement year, studying BA (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management. I am currently carrying out a ‘split placement’ over two different organisations in Melbourne, Australia. I have just completed my first placement; as conference and events intern at the Sofitel Melbourne-On- Collins in Melbourne, Australia…. Read more » about My hospitality placement experience in Melbourne, Australia

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How the Turing Scheme took me to the French Alps

This is a guest blog by BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science student Tom, who talks about his experience of the Turing Scheme. I chose to study at BU for its high reputation in sports-related fields while also having the chance to gain industry experience. Having the opportunity to study in a beautiful coastal town… Read more » about How the Turing Scheme took me to the French Alps

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Volunteering in South Africa as part of the Turing Scheme study abroad placement

This is a guest blog by Eduard, a Romanian, UK resident studying Geography at Bournemouth University. Eduard shares their experience of the Turing Scheme. I chose to study geography because I have always been interested in how humans interact with nature and how different cultures and beliefs interact with each other. As my university life… Read more » about Volunteering in South Africa as part of the Turing Scheme study abroad placement

A transformative adventure: studying abroad at Audencia Business School in France with the help of the Turing Scheme

Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram for more international news and stories! Bonjour! Today, I am excited to share my unforgettable journey of academic exploration and cultural immersion during my month at Audencia Business School in Nantes, France. Thanks to the invaluable support of the Turing Scheme, I had the opportunity to not only enhance my… Read more » about A transformative adventure: studying abroad at Audencia Business School in France with the help of the Turing Scheme

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How I used the Turing Scheme for my MBA project

Hello everyone! My name is Chizuru Tanaka and I am delighted to introduce you to my Turing Scheme experience. First of all, I would like to introduce my background. I have been working for a Japanese bank and am taking advantage of my company’s sabbatical leave system to study an MBA course here at Bournemouth… Read more » about How I used the Turing Scheme for my MBA project

How the Turing Scheme helped me travel 11,564 miles away from home, to New Zealand!

My name is Alexandra Southgate, and I am a Business & Management student at Bournemouth University. I have recently come back from my placement and I was lucky enough to complete 11,564 miles away from home, in New Zealand! For as long as I can remember, I have had a desire to travel and work… Read more » about How the Turing Scheme helped me travel 11,564 miles away from home, to New Zealand!

How to make the most out of studying abroad

Thinking of going abroad as part of your studies? Whether it’s for studying or working during your placement year, there’s lots of things to consider before going in order to make the most of your experience and have the most fun! I spent my placement year working in Spain for 3 months and studying in… Read more » about How to make the most out of studying abroad