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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 »

School of Tourism Staff Successfully Wins Bids to Host Events as part of the ESRC Festival

Two School of Tourism staff has successfully won bids to host events as part of the ESRC festival this November. The ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) funds research into the big social and economic questions facing us today and the annual ESRC Festival of Social Science is part of this. Dr Debbie Sadd and… Read more »

Bournemouth University Welcomes Launch of Innovation Vouchers

Bournemouth University’s School of Tourism can now work with companies using Innovation Vouchers, to offer businesses an external expert view to help businesses gain new knowledge as well as innovate, develop and grow. The Technology Strategy Board’s national Innovation Voucher scheme enables a business to obtain help from a range of expert suppliers – universities,… 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 »

New Additions to the School of Tourism

Over the summer and after a lengthy interview process, we are happy to announce some new arrivals and promotions within the School of Tourism. Dr Avital Biran will be joining us from the University of Surrey/Ben-Gurion University as a senior lecturer in October 2012. Avital will be joining the Tourism management team when he arrives…. 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 »

Two School of Tourism Academics Published in American Hosteur Magazine:

Professor Adele Lankin and Dr Susan Horner, both from the School of Tourism, have recently been published in the 20th anniversary issue of Hosteur magazine. Hosteur magazine is the magazine for future Hospitality and Tourism Professionals and is published as part of CHRIE, the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education. The latest edition… 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 »