Gaining confidence and networking on my placement in Barcelona

This is a guest blog post by final year student Niamh Woodmass, studying her BA (Hons) History. My name is Niamh Woodmass and I am a Final Year History student at Bournemouth University. I decided to do my 30 week work placement abroad as an English Language Assistant in Barcelona, Spain. Working abroad offers so… Read more » about Gaining confidence and networking on my placement in Barcelona

Moving onwards and upwards! (rather online and upwards): the new norm

The global coronavirus pandemic has affected pretty much everything, from how we live our daily lives to how we work. University has been no exception to this and has become another key thing that has been adapted to function online. So, as university has adapted, so must we! Here I will share some skills that… Read more » about Moving onwards and upwards! (rather online and upwards): the new norm

Reflecting on my placement year at the Walt Disney Company

This is a guest blogger post by current student Ben Levene, studying BA (Hons) Marketing Communications. Now that I have finished my placement year, it seems like a great time to reflect on working for the Walt Disney Company. First of all, let me introduce myself. My name is Ben and I will be going… Read more » about Reflecting on my placement year at the Walt Disney Company

Remote Studying – the Reality of 2020

At the beginning….. The breakthrough of COVID-19 caught many off-guard. The sudden restrictions and changes to everyday life were unexpected. Whilst watching the fireworks in the sky and welcoming 2020 on the 1st of January, I did not expect such drastic changes that would reach us in a mere three months. The reality of isolation,… Read more » about Remote Studying – the Reality of 2020

365 days in the workplace, working for a global team and remotely during COVID-19.

This is a guest post from current student Alma Dirisu, current student studying BA (Hons) Marketing Communications. Oracle Corporation is a technology company that specialises in providing goods and services to other businesses. During my placement year, I was positioned within one of Oracle’s Global Business Unit’s (GBU’s). These businesses are an extension of Oracle’s… Read more » about 365 days in the workplace, working for a global team and remotely during COVID-19.

3 Reasons Why I Stayed in Halls

Second year accommodation can be a really important decision that needs to be made. I’m currently a second year student but I decided to stay living in halls. There are so many reasons why I decided to do this, but I talk about 3 that were important to me.