My experience at the AFECA conference

This is a guest blog by Marcus Imir, a BA (Hons) Accounting and Taxation graduate. AFECA (Association deFormations Europeennesa la Compatibilite eta l’Audit ) is a five-day conference, hosted with lots of universities across Europe. Each day is unique, and themed on a different area of finance. The conference is hosted by a different university each year –… Read more »

Come dance with BU

Hi, my name’s Izzy and I am currently in my third year at Bournemouth University, studying Media and Communications. I have been a member of the dance society (BUDS) for the past 3 years which has opened up so many opportunities and really made my overall experience at BU. BUDS is one of SUBU’s biggest… Read more »

Why you should consider Forensic Science!

Jess loves how varied her degree is. From chemistry, to law and practice to crime scene analysis there’s never a day that is the same. BU is renowned for the practical emphasis of these courses, providing plenty of experiences for students in the testing suites and labs as well as going out in the field!… Read more »

My work placement at The Urban Guild

This is a guest blog by current student Chloe Grant, studying BA (Hons) Communications and Media at BU. Placement Job Title: Marketing & PR assistant Placement length: 44 weeks Three words to describe your placement search: Eye-opening, straightforward, educational What did you find the most helpful in your placement search: Going to see my Placement… Read more »

Bourne to progress, my placement story

This is a guest blog by BA (Hons) Communication and Media graduate, Rebecca Burgess. While I was studying for my final year, PR agency Red Lorry Yellow Lorry approached my course leader looking for promising students to recruit to their graduate internship. They’d had positive experiences with students from the course and, with a year’s work experience under my belt, I… Read more »

My Subject Achievement Scholarship (Business and Management)

Hi! My name’s Samantha and I’m a first year Events Management student at Bournemouth University. Why did you choose BU? I chose to study at Bournemouth because the university has many industry links within the events sector which is great for my course. The university also offers lots of opportunities for students in general to… Read more »

Luke, Will and Oscar chat to us about Computing degrees at BU

Not sure which computing course you would like to study at BU? Hear what computing students, Luke, Oscar and Will have to say about their course, units and  facilities available. They also discuss placements, what they hope to get out of them and what other students have gone on to do!

My placement year with Pacific Asia Travel Association

This is a guest blog by current student Deepam Ramchurn, studying BA (Hons) Tourism. I chose BU specifically because it offered me the chance to take a placement year, and I was impressed by the connections the university has with big companies in the industry. I knew that doing a placement would give me the upper hand over other students once I’d… Read more »

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 »