Student Experience

An opportunity for PhD and Master Students to present your research!

 E-poster presentations at The International Conference on Events Making Waves ICE2013 The e-poster conference is a great opportunity for PhD and Master Students to present their research to scholars and practitioners at The International Conference on Events (ICE2013) and 10th AEME Forum taking place 3-5 July at Bournemouth University. Please submit your proposals under one… Read more »

Help the students competing in this year’s EMCUP

Four final year Hospitality Management students have been chosen to represent Bournemouth University at this year’s EMCup. The European Mise en Place Cup (EMCup) is an initiative of HotelloTOP and co-creator Mise en Place. The EMCup is a competition amongst International hotel management schools and was founded in 2009.   In 2012 the competition already… Read more »

The Digital Destinations Project start their workshops with businesses and E-Marketing students

This week the Digital Destinations project, that launched back in October (See here), started its seminars with businesses and students. The aim of the project is to capture change in the adoption and use of digital technologies and to develop a strong, competitive local tourism economy. Through increased understanding and use of emerging digital technologies,… Read more »

Hospitality Management Student Cara McElroy is named one of HOSPA’s Student Scholarship Winners

Last week it was announced that Hospitality Management Undergraduate student Cara McElroy was announced as one of HOSPA’s Student Scholarship Winners. HOSPA (‘Hospitality Professionals Association’ for Finance, Revenue Management and IT) is a non-profit educational organisation which has evolved from BAHA (British Association of Hospitality Accountants) which was formed in 1969.  The aim of HOSPA is… Read more »

Hospitality Management Students attend the 7th Student Development Forum

On Thursday several Hospitality Management students attended the 7th Student Development Forum in London. Level I student Mhairi Strachan gives us her account of the day: “The Institute of Hospitality joined together with Starquality in order to co-ordinate their 7th Student Development Forum at The Premier Inn, Kings Cross, London. Monica Or from Star quality… Read more »

School of Tourism Careers Forum

On Wednesday 21st November the School of Tourism held its own Careers Forum at Bournemouth University. The Forum was attended by over 30 different businesses relevant to students looking for placements and graduate jobs in the industry. The students got a chance to interact with the businesses and ask them questions about their businesses. As… Read more »

Hospitality Management graduate wins Human Resources Manager of the Year Award at the Caterer and Hotelkeeper awards

Last week Hospitality Management graduate Sarah Banner (nee Strawbridge) won the Human Resources Manager of the Year Award at the Caterer and Hotelkeeper awards held at the Lancaster Hotel, London. Sarah, who is currently HR manager at The Cavendish London, fought off fierce competition to win the award. Sarah as well as winning the award… Read more »

MSc Tourism Graduate Christy Hehir Royal Success

A few weeks ago we bought you a blog story on Christy Hehir book success. See  here. To add to that success, Christy recently got the opportunity to give the Duchess of Cambridge a copy of her book! Last week Christy got the opportunity to attend the TUSK charity event at the Royal Geographical Society. She… Read more »

BAEM and BALM students receive numerous industry talks this week

This week there is a high number of guest lectures and talks being offered for Events Management and Leisure Marketing students. As part of the careers forum on Wednesday 21st will be exhibiting or giving industry talks: Stephen Lawrence is Managing Director of specialist London based event management division, Ultimate Experience of Concerto Group.  Concerto… Read more »

Tourism Management students visit Spinnaker Tower

  Back in October, all of our second year students got the chance to visit the Spinnaker Tower as part of their Tourism Development and Planning unit. The unit it focuses on regeneration projects and obviously the Spinnaker Tower is a great example for the students. Soaring 170 metres above Portsmouth Harbour and the Solent,… Read more »