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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 »

International Conference on Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability: Profile on Keynote Speaker Leigh Hudson, Environmental Affairs Manager for British Airways

With only one day remaining until the International Conference on Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability takes place, we look at our final Keynote speaker, Leigh Hudson from British Airways. Leigh Hudson is the Environmental Affairs Manager for British Airways. Leigh currently leads British Airways carbon management portfolio including an extensive biofuels programme, as well as carbon accounting… Read more »

International Conference on Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability: Profile on Keynote Speaker Paul Peeters from NHTV Breda University of Applied Science

As we begin the final countdown to the International Conference on Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability, held at Bournemouth University, we take a look a Keynote Speaker Paul Peeters. Paul Peeters is an associate professor at the NHTV Breda University of Applied Science, the Netherlands, and the head of the Centre for Sustainable Tourism &… Read more »

International Conference on Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability: Profile on Keynote Speaker Jane Ashton Director of Group Sustainable Development, TUI Travel PLC

With a week to go until the International Conference on Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability, organised by Dr Vijay Reddy and Dean of the School of Tourism Dr Keith Wilkes, we highlight another one of the Keynote speakers for the conference. Jane Ashton is the Director of Group Sustainable Development, TUI Travel PLC. Jane heads… 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 »

International Conference on Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability: Profile on Keynote Speaker Melody Ocloo, UNESCO MAB

In just over a week, Bournemouth University will be host to the International Conference on Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability. Today we profile Melody Ocloo from UNESCO MAB and a keynote speaker at the conference. Prior to joining UNESCO in 2009, Melody worked in the Climate Change Unit of the Forestry Commission of Ghana. In… Read more »

International Conference on Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability: Profile on Keynote Speaker Dr Stephan Harrison, Associate Professor of Quaternary Science at Exeter University and a Senior Research Associate at Oxford University Centre for the Environment

  On the 13th-14th September, Bournemouth University will be host to the International Conference on Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability. Today we highlight keynote speaker Dr Stephan Harrison. Dr Stephan Harrison is Associate Professor of Quaternary Science at Exeter University and a Senior Research Associate at Oxford University Centre for the Environment. He has 25… Read more »

Bournemouth University Retail Management Student Placement Experience at Gatwick Airport:

 As part of the Retail Management degree, students are required to undertake a 40 week placement. Our students have undertaken a wide variety of roles in the past years with big brands often choosing Bournemouth University Students for positions. One of our students, Helen Hyland, is currently been on placement this year at Gatwick Airport…. Read more »

International Conference on Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability: Profile on Keynote Speaker Deirdre Shurland, UNEP DTIE Paris / Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism

With just over two weeks to go until the International Conference on Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability, we are continuing our profiles of the Keynote speakers: Deirdre serves as UNEP DTIE’s Senior Consultant and Coordinator of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism.  Her responsibilities include oversight of program operations including the development of the program… Read more »