Bournemouth University

Social Media for the terrified event as part of the Festival of Learning

On Monday 3rd June, Debbie Sadd will be hosting a free “Social Media for the Terrified” workshop as part of the festival of learning taking place this June at Bournemouth University. This interactive workshop is aimed at anyone who wants to find out more about how to use social media. The half-day activity will comprise… Read more »

Coast into Bournemouth’s coastal academy

Taken from the Daily Echo, to see the full article please click here EUROPE’S first National Coastal Tourism Academy has been introduced to Bournemouth’s tourism and academic chiefs. The academy plans to launch a number of initiatives for the town’s tourism trade, with the aim of generating new jobs and boosting the town’s appeal. The… Read more »

Rafa Haddad PhD success

Last week Rafa was awarded her PhD subject to some minor changes being made to her thesis. Rafa’s PhD is titled “A critical analysis of the experiences of female business owners in the development and management of tourism-related micro and small handicraft businesses in an Islamic society: The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan” Her PhD is… Read more »

Students pass BiiAB personal licence certification course

 Students pass BiiAB personal licence certification course  Last week 14 of our School of Tourism students took the BiiAB personal licence certification course. Today we found out that all of them passed the course.  Passing the course allows the holder to apply for the very sought after personal alcohol licence issued by the UK government… Read more »

Senior lecturer in Sports Management, Andrew Adams contributes a book chapter to the “Routledge Handbook of Sport Policy”

Senior lecturer in Sports Management, Andrew Adams has contributed a chapter to the “Routledge Handbook of Sport Policy” to be published in July 2013. Andrew co-authored the chapter with his old colleague Iain Lindsey, from Edge Hill University. The chapter titled “Sport Development and Community Development” critically analyses some of the important conceptual and policy… Read more »

School of Tourism Sport Development and Coaching Science Graduate Profile

  Nick Guy finished his degree in Sport Development and Coaching Science degree last year and since then has helped set up Witlr, a graduate employment business with a twist. Wiltr aims to make it simple for all businesses, no matter what size, industry or location to find the right student or graduate for their… Read more »

Graduate elected to CIM regional board

28 year old Leisure Marketing graduate Simon Hood has been elected on to the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) South East regional board. Simon, who is Head of Marketing for leading relocation specialist HCR, will help steer the direction of the CIM’s South East chapter covering Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Solent and the Thames Valley. The… Read more »

Dr Vijay Reddy was invited to an influential UN conference on Sustainable Tourism

Dr Maharaj Vijay Reddy from the School of Tourism was invited by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Paris Office to moderate an intergovernmental conference session on “Tourism Growth – Sustainable, Green and Inclusive?” at the 3rd Annual Conference of Partners of the Global Partnership of Sustainable Tourism (GPST) on 26 March 2013. Dr Reddy… Read more »

The Third Digital Destinations Seminars

The third Digital Destinations seminars took place last week at the EBC. The seminars started with a discussion on key concepts including: do businesses have an eVision for digital marketing? How do they perceive the benefits (and costs) of digital marketing? What is the role of their technical partner? How does digital marketing enable a… Read more »

Two Event Management Students make it to the final 12 of the prestigious Eventice Competition

  Last week two of our final year event management students made it to the final 12 of the Eventice competition, held annually at the Confex Exhibition. Sophie Bailey and Jake Potter successfully made it through to the final 12 of the prestigious competition. Run by Event and ESP Recruitment, the Apprentice-style competition is designed… Read more »