Student Experience

School of Tourism Careers Forum

The School of Tourism is again running a Careers Forum on Wednesday 21st November, 2012. The event takes place in Kimmeridge House from 10am – 4pm and includes an exhibition from leading industry employers as well as guest lectures from people across industry. There are three elements within the day: The first part of the… Read more »

Jean-Claude Baumgarten receives an honorary PhD during School of Tourism graduation

Last week over 700 students graduated from the School of Tourism during the graduation ceremonies held at the Bournemouth International Centre. Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students all received their degrees in front of their fellow students, families and School of Tourism staff members, during the ceremony. As well as the students, the School of Tourism… Read more »

School of Tourism host two events as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science

Last week Debbie Sadd and Richard Shipway hosted events as part of the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) Festival of Social Science. For Debbie’s event she invited pupils from three Dorset schools to come and debate the legacy of the London 2012: Olympics. The students from Poole Grammar School, Budmouth College and Brockenhurst College… Read more »

School of Tourism Careers Forum

The School of Tourism is again running a Careers Forum on Wednesday 21st November, 2012. The event takes place in Kimmeridge House from 10am – 4pm and includes an exhibition from leading industry employers as well as guest lectures from people across industry. There are three elements within the day: The first part of the… Read more »

Ian Jones, Lorraine Brown and Immy Holloway publish Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Activity

This month Ian Jones, Lorraine Brown and Immy Holloway book on Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Activity is published. The books is designed especially for students in sport and physical activity and provides a detailed guide to planning, undertaking, and writing up qualitative research. Opening with a discussion of the main traits of qualitative… Read more »

Institute of Hospitality Aspiring Manager Awards Dinner 2012

Last week, Rebecca Cridge and Mhairi Strachan, Hospitality Management students were invited to attend the Institute of Hospitality London Branch Aspiring Manager awards dinner. The dinner was hosted at The Langham Hotel, London and was attended by students, Hospitality Managers, General Managers and Directors of companies representing some of our top hotels and suppliers. Each… Read more »

School of Tourism events at the ESRC Festival of Social Science next week

Next week Dr Debbie Sadd and Dr Richard Shipway will be hosting their events as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science. Debbie Sadd’s event will take place at Bournemouth University and aims for teenagers to debate the theme of “London 2012: Was it worth it?” This interactive debate will ask young people (13-18)… Read more »

PhD student gets MSc work published

Zornitza Yovcheva a PhD student, has had her paper published after two and half years of revision the Journal of Applied Ergonomics. Zory is doing her PhD in User-Centred Design of Smartphone Augmented Reality Applications in Urban Tourism Context as part of the John-Kent Institute in Tourism. The published paper was a result of her… Read more »

Two Bournemouth University School of Tourism Students Join FMI

Taken from http://www.fmigroup.co.uk/2012/10/girl-power-four-young-graduates-join-fmi-2/ FMI’s successful internship programme has triggered the careers of four women under 25. Embracing fresh ideas and understanding emerging technologies are essential to advising our clients well. At FMI our successful internship programme ensures we keep on trend with the latest web and social media movements by bringing the best fresh, young… Read more »