Christian’s work abroad experience in Bergen

This is a guest blog by Christian Abi Farah, BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy student. Studying sports therapy at Bournemouth University has presented me with many opportunities. One of the most valuable experiences was being able to work abroad in Bergen, Norway. This had me witness a completely different culture and way of living. People in… Read more »

My international experience in India as a Sports Therapy student

This is a guest blog by Kathryn Hayward, BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy. She had an opportunity to travel to India with three other students from Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Nutrition courses. My trip to India with Bournemouth University taught me a lot about the different cultures and education in other places of the world. It… Read more »

Ashleigh’s placement year at Baldwins Travel

This is a blog post from current student Ashleigh Ridler studying BA (Hons) Media Production. I study Media Production and my placement is in the marketing department of Baldwins Travel, an award winning independent travel agency with branches across Kent and Sussex, my office is in Tunbridge Wells, above the flagship store. I’m currently writing… Read more »

Dom Gaylers placement experience at Liverpool Football Club

This is a guest blog post by current student Dominic Gayler. My name is Dominic Gayler and I’m just about to go into my fourth and final year on the BA Public Relations course now changed to BA (Hons) Marketing Communications with Public Relations. Over the last 12 months I have been working in my… Read more »

Guest Blogger: Amanda Chu’s exchange to Institute for Tourism (IFT) Studies in Macau

This is a guest blog by current student Amanda ChuI saw the opportunity to study abroad and I loved the idea of doing a semester somewhere else rather than in Bournemouth. However, I was very nervous before I made the final decision to go abroad. This is because I had always lived and studied within… Read more »

What to bring to the UK

We’re the Transitions team. We want to help make sure your transition to BU is as easy as possible…. The two suitcases rule When thinking about what to bring to the UK there are a few things to consider. Check the luggage allowance for your airline. If you need to bring more, it’s usually much… Read more »

A Day in the Life of a Computer Animation Art & Design Student

This is a guest blog by current student Stephanie Robert, studying BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art & Design. Studying animation is a challenging course, but every day allows you to do what you enjoy doing. The assignments allow you to be innovative and creative, pushing your work in whichever direction you choose. Spread across the… Read more »

Kim Machipisa’s BA (Hons) Marketing Communications placement experience

This is a guest blog from Kim Machipisa, BA (Hons) Marketing Communications final year student.  In my third year at BU (2018/19) I undertook a 12-month placement as part of my sandwich course program. So, as you can imagine, the preparations of things such as CVs, covering letters and applications had to start in the… Read more »

Presenting my dissertation research at an international conference

This is a guest blog by student Sabine Töppig, who has just graduated with a first honours degree in Events Management. I have just returned from the island Chios in Greece where the annual International Conference of Strategic Innovative Marketing and Tourism (ICSIMAT) was held. The conference chair Androniki (Niki) Kavoura from the University of… Read more »

How to adjust living with others

This is a guest blog by current students Alice studying BA (Hons) Communication and Media. So you have just moved into your accommodation, you’re in your room and you have no idea what to do next. This is going to be a new adventure for you! Of course it is going to be scary. For… Read more »