Emma’s week with Bright Blue Day

In a lecture we were told that we had Bright Blue Day coming in the next week for a guest lecture. The lecturer then went on to tell us the exciting opportunity BBD had to offer us. BBD had asked us to design and produce a creative CV and send it to them. They would… Read more »

Choosing your university

Choosing a university is a big thing. It’s one of the biggest decisions of your life. So when it comes to deciding you need to make sure you’ve picked the right university for you. There’s so much to consider when choosing where to study. You need to think about things such as the university’s ranking,… Read more »

Finding a placement

The placement search is long and torturous at times, but don’t be disheartened, it is one of the most valuable aspects of your course. Finding a placement is all about standing out from the crowd. For two years you have made numerous friends on your course and beyond, however in the placement and graduate job… Read more »

Career support at BU

There comes a point in the university journey of most students when they realise they fall into either of the following categories: they’ve never written a CV before or they’ve written a CV but unsure of the correct/ most updated format for one. This is when most people turn to BU’s Careers and Employability Service…. Read more »

I stayed in Bournemouth to open a restaurant

I never thought of myself as a restaurateur but here we are three years after opening Monty’s Lounge in Pokesdown, I’m now on the brink of opening a second restaurant in the centre of our wonderful town, Bournemouth. It’s been a roller-coaster ride, as any new start up on a budget would be, but fundamentally… Read more »

How my Computing degree took me to IBM

For a lot of students, university will be the most exciting time of their life so far. Independence, new friends and in cities offering an interesting night life; the social aspect of going to university is what most look forward to in the time leading up to their first year. But in looking back at… Read more »

Dina Omarova jump starts PR career at MINI

Bournemouth University Public Relations student, Dina Omarova was announced the winner of the Media Communications placement award on 3 February 2016.  Dina has been awarded for her outstanding contribution to her thirteen month placement at the BMW MINI plant in Oxford, UK, where her role within the organisation was external communications intern. Kazakhstan-born Dina, 21,… Read more »

Getting a job in VFX production

During my last year at high school I remember feeling very confused about my future, not knowing what my vocation was. My passion for films got me to look into VFX, and I eventually decided to undertake one of the courses that are part of the NCCA (National Centre for Computer Animation). Back then I… Read more »