Work hard, play hard!

Working hard at university naturally means you’re allowed to play hard, right? And never has that old motto, “work hard, play hard,” been more appropriate than for a student studying at Bournemouth University. While studying is vital, having fun and relaxing is also just as important; here are a few ways I find help me…… Read more »

Five things I learnt on my placement

I won’t lie, placement search was probably one of the most stressful times of my degree so far. Fortunately, I didn’t give up that easy and didn’t let the fact that other students had already secured their placements de-motivate or panic me. Having said that, I didn’t end up securing a placement until the May… Read more »

Going to uni: a parent’s view

My name is Rosemary, and I would like to share my experience of watching my eldest daughter Amy go through university at Bournemouth. When my eldest daughter first mentioned about going to university, one of my biggest concerns was the student loan, and whether the debt would stop her being able to get finance for… Read more »

Introducing Global BUddies

As you may already know, Global BUddies is a programme led by the Student Services department of Bournemouth University and by students. It aims to increase integration between UK students and international students, but it’s also a great way to share culture, make friends and gain an extensive knowledge about other nationalities – something future… Read more »

My placement at a digital marketing agency

After endlessly searching for the perfect digital marketing agency, I finally came across Reflect Digital. Once I had had my interview I immediately felt like it was the place I wanted to work. Everyone was friendly, the office was great and to be perfectly honest I just felt a really good vibe, plus I got… Read more »

Music in the veins

The music opportunities at BU are vast. There are chances to be part of operas, musicals and many concerts throughout the year. The application process is not too strenuous, as you need to write about yourself and the music experiences you’ve had in the past. Having a lot of experience as well as music grades… Read more »

My recruitment career

I’ve always been interested in the hospitality industry, particularly in the hotel and restaurant side of things. I didn’t want to do anything purely academic, so the course at Bournemouth seemed just the right fit for me; a good balance of theory and hands on practical stuff with a placement year at the end. I… Read more »

Amy’s revision tips

Exams are almost certainly the worst part of education, hands down. They make you stress and revise for so long that by the end you feel like you have been revising forever. But there are some simple ways to make your life easier when dealing with exams. So, here are some revision tips that will… Read more »

Katie’s week with Bright Blue Day

Katie is a first year BA (Hons) Advertising student, who won a week’s work experience at Bright Blue Day as part of a creative CV competition. Here’s her blog diary to show you how she made the most of her time. Once Bright Blue Day announced that they would be giving the advertising students a… Read more »