This is a guest blog post written by MA Advertising student Manya Deora. I recently attended a panel discussion hosted by the Media and Communications department at Bournemouth University. The topics presented were discussing the advertising, marketing, and communications industries and if or how they are consciously or unconsciously fostering a culture of consumerism on… Read more » about My take on the role of the Advertising industry in the Climate Crisis
My unforgettable summer experience in Amsterdam with Turing Scheme funding
Studying at Bournemouth University provides students with endless opportunities to discover our potential and best prepare for our future. Thanks to the Turing Scheme funding, I have just had one of the best summers with valuable experience in Amsterdam that I will never forget. In this blog, I will walk you through my journey of… Read more » about My unforgettable summer experience in Amsterdam with Turing Scheme funding
Sustainability in BU and Bournemouth
At Bournemouth University, sustainability is a core value and at the heart of the University. They have ranked in the top 15% of universities across the world in the THE University Impact Rankings and strive to ensure sustainability within the campus, everyday life and future career. … Read more » about Sustainability in BU and Bournemouth
Generational Equity and Sustainable Environment: a Common Goal for All.
Taken for Granted The world’s natural resources are fast depleting; globally, human beings are using them faster than they can naturally replenish themselves and we are not also replacing or replanting as much as we take or at the pace we explore where possible. For instance, reports have emerged that the fashion industry is not… Read more » about Generational Equity and Sustainable Environment: a Common Goal for All.
My role on the Climate Action Student Team (CAST)
Hiya, In today’s vlog, I thought I’d tell you all about my role within the CAST team as the Media, Marketing & Comms champion. I talk about role, how I got it, what I do within my role and all the things I’ve done and learnt whilst on the team. Hope you enjoy! Emily 🙂
BU scholarship and my rewarding experience with Think Pacific’s virtual internship
Starting my master programme in January 2021 amidst the pandemic, I was lucky to receive lots of support from the university. One of them is the Global Engagement scholarship that I received at the beginning of my summer break to help me make the most of my virtual internship experience with Think Pacific. This UK… Read more » about BU scholarship and my rewarding experience with Think Pacific’s virtual internship
My experience taking a carbon literacy course
Hiya, I recently completed the Carbon Literacy Project course in which I learnt about the impact of my carbon footprint on others and the planet. It was such an informative and interesting experience and I hope you enjoy hearing about it. Emily 🙂
The virtual voluntary project on sustainability and how it made my summer break more meaningful
Summer break is not only a great time for us to relax but also opens unique opportunities to learn and develop new skills and meet new people. To make my first summer break in the UK more memorable, I applied for a 3-week virtual voluntary project with the People & Planet and participated in a… Read more » about The virtual voluntary project on sustainability and how it made my summer break more meaningful
Maddy’s prize-winning sculpture
This is a guest blog by Maddy Higgs, a final year MDes Product Design student. Maddy won a competition through the Bee Friendly Trust to create a unique sculpture to raise public awareness of the decline in the honey bee and pollinator population. I’m a product design student just about to go into my final… Read more » about Maddy’s prize-winning sculpture
How to be more sustainable/eco-friendly as a student
Hiya, Being more sustainable in my day to day life is something I try my hardest at, in my eyes it’s all about the small changes you can make. We’re students and all on a budget so can go out and buy all this fancy eco gadgets but there are things we can do to… Read more » about How to be more sustainable/eco-friendly as a student
Could 2021 be your year to be more sustainable?
Over the past couple of years I’ve been learning a lot about the environment and each individual’s impact on it. I’ve found some easy ways you can make more sustainable choices in 2021. My New Year’s resolution – pre-loved Over Lockdown, the poor treatment of workers and strain the fashion industry puts on the environment… Read more » about Could 2021 be your year to be more sustainable?
Lets get more sustainable with fashion
Today, 17th August, marks National Thrift Shop Day, when people are encouraged to shop second hand to help their budget and the environment. As thrift store shopping is one of the best and most common methods of being more eco-conscious with your style, today is the perfect day to look at more ways you can… Read more » about Lets get more sustainable with fashion