Nursing student story: from managing finance to overcoming the most challenging year

This is a guest blog by Daniel Fry, BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing student. Financial implications: Having had in excess of 10 years’ experience working in an acute hospital I assumed that I was ready to take on the challenge of completing my training. When actually starting the adult nursing degree in 2017 we were the… Read more »

Helping you apply through UCAS

Applying for those all important university choices can be: a- nerve wracking b- challenging c- and well, where do you actually begin? Whether you’ve only just started thinking about university and want to know the process, half-way through your application and seeking clarity, submitted you’re application and twiddling your thumbs with whats next, our students… Read more »

Opportunities on your doorstep. My Archaeology placement discovering the New Forest

Bournemouth is quite simply one of the most stunning coastal towns in the country. But it’s not just about the seven-mile stretch of sand, there are other hidden gems to be discovered too. For Jack Brown, studying  BSc (Hons) Archaeology , the New Forest National Park offered the perfect location to undergo his work placement…. Read more »

Work placements. Expectation v’s reality.

Professional work placements are absolutely central to the BU ethos. While some of our courses include mandatory placements, others are optional.  Placement opportunities are exciting and offer students ‘real’ work experience gained within ‘real’ working environments, but as Alice Eastoe reveals in her guest blog, the perfect placement can sometimes be hard to find and… Read more »

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More than just a Midwifery degree

The students who study at BU are different. Their ambitions, expectations, interests, are all unique to them. And so are their experiences! Jessica tells us about her degree of difference in this guest blog.  Jessica Correia studying BSc (Hons) Midwifery. There is no feeling quite like the drive home post a 12-hour night shift as… Read more »

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 »