Work placement success at IBM

This is a guest blog by Gemma Griffin, a BA (Hons) Business Studies graduate. I completed my work placement at IBM on London’s South Bank, working in the Product Marketing team. As part of my role, I helped to implement marketing strategies from our worldwide team into the UK & Ireland team, developing training initiatives to improve collaboration between… Read more »

My international work placement in Malaysia

This is a guest blog by current student Emily Poulton, studying BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology. In January 2018, two other students from my course and I travelled to Malaysia for a month-long placement dedicating our time and efforts working with a small selection of outreach workers from an organisation called AIDS Action & Research Group (AARG). Our aim? To help… Read more »

The European Cyber Security challenge

This is a guest blog featuring Sophia McCall, studying BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Management. We’re proud of the achievements of all of our students, and are always pleased when their undoubted skills and abilities are recognised by others too. Second year BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Management student Sophia McCall is the latest example of a BU computing… Read more »

How History has shaped my future

This is a guest blog by BA (Hons) History graduate Tom Rayner whose ambition is to one day work alongside his lecturers as an academic himself. I learned many vital things I learnt in my three years at BU. On reflection, they shaped the course of my future as I became an independent adult. There are the academic… Read more »

The start of uni with Club Soda

This is a guest blog by Eleanor Townend. Fresher’s is great for getting to know the people around you, the beautiful Bournemouth area and of course for making those lifetime new friends- But what if you don’t fancy drinking alcohol during week one, or maybe just need a rest from the ‘bar type’ environment, but… Read more »

Deciding the right path for you

Okay people, I am not going to lie to you, but this is a really heavy and complex topic. I mean you’ve probably got some ideas in your head about what course you are going to study at university and where you might end up having a job after, but trust me when I say… Read more »