My Marketing work placement

This is a guest blog by current student Siobhan Glover, studying BSc (Hons) Marketing. I completed a 12-month placement at L’Oréal, based in Hammersmith, London. I decided to apply to L’Oréal because I wanted a globally recognised brand on my CV, and had the best year of my life there! My main task was updating and simplifying L’Oréal’s digital reporting… Read more »

Media and Communication students chat to us about their courses at BU

With a strong, international reputation for our media courses and the only Centre for Excellence in Media Practice in the UK, you can certainly find your media degree of difference with BU. The questions is, which to choose? Four current students, all studying different courses tell us about their experiences, what they love about their… Read more »

Life after graduating in Law

This is a guest blog by BU graduate Paul Linsdell. Paul Linsdell credits BU for shaping his career in the legal profession. He completed the LLB (Hons) Law and postgraduate Legal Practice Course at BU and is now a Senior Solicitor, specialising in family law, in Stowe Family Law’s Winchester office. “Having studied and enjoyed law at A-level I wanted to… Read more »

Adult nursing student Kayleigh highlights the positives among the negative press

This is a guest blog by current student Kayleigh Lewis, studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. I am a ‘mature student’, in my final year of adult nursing. I have many years of experience working in a hospital setting and nursing is all I have ever wanted to do. I knew it would be tough, but I… Read more »

Nursing degrees at BU – what are they really like?

With a variety of nursing degrees available at BU, it’s important that you pick the course that is right for you. Nursing students Edward (BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing), Coral (BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing) and Sian (BSc (Hons) Children’s and Young People’s Nursing) tell us what they enjoy about their course and discuss the similarities… Read more »

Learning the importance of wine in the dining experience

This is a guest blog by current student Stella Silvente studying BA(Hons) International Hospitality Management. When telling people your major is in Hospitality it instantly serves this perception that you’re studying to become a hotelier or even a restaurateur which, are two very fantastic careers to find yourself in. However, for myself, this degree is… Read more »

Work placement success at IBM

This is a guest blog by Gemma Griffin, a BA (Hons) Business Studies graduate. I completed my work placement at IBM on London’s South Bank, working in the Product Marketing team. As part of my role, I helped to implement marketing strategies from our worldwide team into the UK & Ireland team, developing training initiatives to improve collaboration between… Read more »

University life on wheels – my 5 Top Tips

Hi, Tom here – I’m a final year student at BU studying for a degree in Computing. I’ve had an amazing three years learning new things, meeting new people and most importantly having tons of fun along the way, but my story is a little different to most. You see, I have a condition called… Read more »

My international work placement in Malaysia

This is a guest blog by current student Emily Poulton, studying BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology. In January 2018, two other students from my course and I travelled to Malaysia for a month-long placement dedicating our time and efforts working with a small selection of outreach workers from an organisation called AIDS Action & Research Group (AARG). Our aim? To help… Read more »

Anthropology degrees at BU

Want to study an Anthropology course but not sure which pathway to take? Why not see what Nura and Alex have to say about the similarities and differences between their two Anthropology courses and why they chose to study them. You’ll see Christchurch House, home to the bone lab and a lot of Anthropology lectures,… Read more »