Student Experience

4 Hospitality Management Students are chosen for prestigious Young Guns Award final

The prestigious Young Guns Award is a national competition that recognises hospitality students that have excelled in their work placements. For the last 11 years Bournemouth has held a place in the finals and has had a student win most years. This year 4 of the 10 finalists nationally are from Bournemouth University’s Hospitality Management… Read more »

MSc Tourism Graduate Christy Hehir launches her book Arctic Reflections

  We have previously bought you the news that one of graduates, Christy Hehir has been lucky enough to have her PhD research created into a book called Arctic Reflections. The book, “Arctic Reflections: Moments of inspiration, a life time of action”, is a result of seventeen young people from twelve different countries that visited… Read more »

Bournemouth University hosts its 2nd Hospitality Student Conference

Last year, Bournemouth University held its first student and industry Hospitality Management Student Conference and next week Bournemouth University will be doing it again. This year the conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Hotel Bloomsbury in London. Last year, over 90 students from the School of Tourism travelled to the Kensington Hilton hotel… Read more »

Placement student William Sloane comes third in the AICR Receptionist of the Year Competition

William, who is a third year Hospitality Management student on placement at The Ritz Hotel, was recently nominated for the AICR Receptionist of Year competition by his colleagues. The AICR Receptionist of the Year Competition grows stronger year on year with more Hotels showing support for their Front Office staff by recognizing their talents and… Read more »

Hello and Happy New Year!

Hello and welcome back to Bournemouth for what looks set to be an exciting spring term. We hope you enjoyed your break! Last term was definitely exciting for the School of Tourism and we hope this term will prove to be just as enjoyable. We will be continuing to bring you all the news via… Read more »

BAEM students receive high praise from Exhibition News Dragons Den

Edward Burton and Callum Roberts were recently chosen to present their event idea to the Exhibition News Dragon Den. The pitch was in front of 6 of the most influential professionals in the event and exhibition industry as well as an auditorium full of guests. Callum and Edward received great feedback during their presentation and… Read more »

Hall and Woodhouse share their views on the Digital Destinations Project so far:

As part of the Digital Destinations Project, the companies involved have been asked to write up a blog of their experience so far. Below Hall and Woodhouse share their experiences: “Bournemouth University’s ‘Digital Destinations’ seminar last week was certainly an eye opener. From ‘social media gurus’ to complete beginners, we all want to learn how to most… Read more »

Events Management and Leisure Marketing students receive manual handling training

  This week all second year Event Management students and Leisure Marketing students are being trained in manual handling in preparation for their live events that will take place from February to March. As part of their degree all the second year BAEM and BALM students are required to host their own events. The events… Read more »

Masters Innholder’s Student Competition

Every year Bournemouth University Hospitality Management students enter the Master Innholders competition. Part of the competition process includes the students having to submit a ten minute video on a chosen topic area. This year’s chosen final year Hospitality Management students; Fabian Amici; Camilla Larkan; Daniele Quattromini and Rebecca Cridge’s video can be viewed here:… Read more »