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 »

Asperges syndrome and it’s impact on student life

This is a guest blog by current student Peter, studying BA (Hons) International Management. Hello, my name is Peter and I’ve just finished my first year of university. I am studying International Hospitality Management and am an older student aged 26. Being a mature student isn’t always a bad thing… as being slightly older I… Read more »

Did you know you can use Adjustment through Clearing?

This is a guest blog by current student Kevin who studies BA (Hons) Media Production and applied through Clearing. In the middle of my A-levels at Colchester Sixth form, Essex, I decided to apply to go to university. At the time I was studying English, Media Studies and Religious Studies but was mostly interested in… Read more »

Juggling paid work and university

This is a guest blog by current student Gabriella Archeampong who studies BSc (Hons) Psychology and applied through Clearing. I came to BU through Clearing four years ago and I couldn’t be more happy with how things have turned out. Not getting your predicted grades and getting into your first choice of university can feel… Read more »

My placement experience at the Royal Garden Hotel

This is a guest blog by current student Catherine Rushton studying BA (Hons) Public Relations. Working in a luxury 5-star hotel in the heart of Kensington for a year was quite the experience! I managed to step inside the life of an affluent achiever and experience all of the benefits that come with it. However,… Read more »

From studying BTEC’s to studying at university. My Clearing experience.

This is a guest blog by current student Kenneth Dumbura, who currently studies BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance and came through Clearing. Before I came to Bournemouth University I was studying for a BTEC Extended Diploma (level 3), in IT (Information Technology). BTEC qualifications vary, but essentially they are considered to be slightly more vocational… Read more »

My future. My time. My Clearing opportunity.

This is a guest blog by current student Grace Cookson studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing who applied through Clearing. My journey at Bournemouth University began in July last year. I was driving home from work when I saw a Clearing sign outside the main Talbot campus. I live locally. Going to university wasn’t something I… Read more »