Student Experience

School of Tourism graduate Kasper Roe Iversen shares his story

This week International Event Management Top Up Graduate, Kasper Roe Iversen returned to Bournemouth University to meet with his dissertation tutor, Caroline Jackson.   Kasper’s dissertation focused on Sport Sponsorship and Caroline put him in contact with Rob Mitchell, BALM Graduate and Commercial Director at AFC Bournemouth.  Kasper and Rob have kept in touch and… Read more »

Students and Lecturers give Slacklining a go in Induction Week:

Last week saw new Undergraduate and postgraduate students join Bournemouth University School of Tourism for induction week. The students were welcomed with activities, talks from Lecturers and talks from SUBU. One activity students (and lecturers!) got involved with was slacklining. BALM Lecturer Kat King set up a slackline in the front of Poole House with… Read more »

Improving The University IT Services

Do you have issues with the Bournemouth University IT services? Or have you had a positive experience with IT services? Do you want to help improve IT services for other students around campus? IT Services are looking for people to join their SUBU affiliated IT Ambassadors Group. The IT Ambassadors act as the eyes and… Read more »

School of Tourism Welcomes it’s New Post Grad Students

Yesterday, the School of Tourism welcomed over 130 new postgraduate students to the School of Tourism. The new starters were welcomed with tea and cakes in the Retreat and had a chance to mingle with other students and staff. The majority of our post grad students are international so the informal welcome was a chance… Read more »

Bournemouth University School of Tourism at the Olympics

It has been a great summer for Great Britain with the Olympic and Paralympic games being held in London and Bournemouth University School of Tourism has been right at the heart of it: Several of our staff and students have been involved throughout the whole summer of the games. With roles ranging from Games makers,… Read more »

Bournemouth University Sports Management helps to narrow the gap between what employers want and what graduates have to offer:

Gary Evans, a new addition to the Bournemouth University Sports Management team, has recently been cited in The Sport & Physical Activity Industry Magazine (S&PA Professional), the magazine sent to all Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) members. The article, which was part of the Education Issue, focuses on are universities that… Read more »

Bournemouth University Retail Management Placement Experience for SymphonyIRI Insight Analyst:

As well as sharing news with you from the School of Tourism, we also like to share student experiences. Today’s blog comes from Tom Grigoleit who is on his placement year from the Retail Management degree. Below, Tom shares his experiences from his placement: ’During my 2nd year at university I was fortunate enough to… Read more »

Catherine Stanley – BSc Sports Management Placement Experience at Octagon Athletes & Personalities

We have been beginning to share with you news from our students who undertook a placement year this year. Today we share Catherine Stanley’s experience of working at Octagon Athletes & Personalities: “I wasn’t sure what to expect from a placement, but when I was offered a job working for the global leaders in Sport’s… Read more »

Bournemouth University Hospitality Management Student Placement Experience as part of the Royal Household

As well as sharing news from the School and students, we also like to share our student experiences with you.  Hospitality Management student, Suzanna Jordan shares her experiences of her placement year as part of the Royal Household.  “From the start I sought out placements in hotels, I never imagined where I would end up…. Read more »