What is Clearing Plus?

Clearing is being made easier than ever with the new, personalised system, Clearing Plus. Previously, Clearing meant that you had to search through listings of courses and then contact each university to talk through your options. With 30,000 courses to choose from, this can understandably be a bit overwhelming. With Clearing Plus, UCAS are hoping… Read more »

Tips for application process and interview day for paramedic science

This is a guest blog by current student Eloise Pearce, studying BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science. The application process when applying to any university, for any course, can be a stressful experience no matter which subject you are hoping to study.  Even more so for the BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science course due to its limited spaces… Read more »

365 days in the workplace, working for a global team and remotely during COVID-19.

This is a guest post from current student Alma Dirisu, current student studying BA (Hons) Marketing Communications. Oracle Corporation is a technology company that specialises in providing goods and services to other businesses. During my placement year, I was positioned within one of Oracle’s Global Business Unit’s (GBU’s). These businesses are an extension of Oracle’s… Read more »

My journey into Occupational Therapy course at BU

This is a guest blog by current student Alice Kay, currently studying BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy. My Occupational Therapy (OT) student journey started in 2017, I came to BU after finishing college, where I had studied Sport & Exercise Science and Health & Social Care. Throughout school I had been excited at the prospect of… Read more »

Putting my learning into practice: Marika’s placement experience and continuation throughout COVID 19

This is a guest blog post by current student Marika Curry, studying BA (Hons) Marketing Communications who has recently completed a placement experience at Brockenhurst College as a Marketing and Events Assistant.   Three words to describe my placement search would be challenging, enlightening and proactive. It was a struggle to get a foot in… Read more »

Giggs Lee’s placement experience

This is a guest blog post by current student Giggs Lee, studying BA (Hons) Media Production.  Placement Company: Picniq Ltd Placement Job Title: Social Media Intern Three words to describe your placement search: Challenging, Rewarding, Competitive Three words to describe your placement: Eye-opening, Educational, Fun What were the hardest aspect of your placement? The hardest… Read more »

Rohan’s placement experience

This is a guest blog post from current student Rohan Taneja, studying BA (Hons) Communication and Media, recently completed a placement at Brick Digital as a Search Marketing Assistant. Three words to describe my placement search: Educational, fun, challenging Three words to describe my placement: Positive, engaging and inspiring. The most helpful thing I found… Read more »

The way the nation has come together only inspires me to work harder

My name is Amy Alexander, I am 20 years of age and I study BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing at Bournemouth University. My inspiration for starting my nursing training was due to the amazing nursing teams I worked with at my local hospital in the operating theatres. The operating theatres gave me a massive insight into… Read more »

My journey into mental health nursing

This is a guest blog by Sophie Robertson, current PGDip Mental Health Nursing student who recently had her dissertation from her Psychology degree at BU published in the Journal of Eating Disorders. My student journey started by enrolling onto the BSc (Hons) Psychology degree course at Bournemouth University. I always loved the idea of helping… Read more »