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 »

Business degrees at BU

It can be tricky to narrow down your course choice when looking at university’s. But if you know your interested in Business Studies, you won’t need to choose your pathway option until the end of second year! Here at BU all of our first year students share the same first year  and this gives you… Read more »

Funding options in the United States

The United States boasts that it is the educational hub for local and international students alike with various commercialised funding options coming in to your mailbox regularly as well as information about federal loans and grant opportunities. However, based on your income, federal loans and grants after applying on FAFSA do not cover all the… Read more »

Amy’s placement at Premier CX

Name:                                                 Amy Boys Course:                                               Media Production Placement at:                                     Premier CX Placement Job Title:                         Operations Assistant Placement length:                             12 Months Placement company website:          www.premiercx.co.uk   Three words to describe your placement: Niche – An audio branding and customer service consultancy isn’t the sort of company you come across every day, and not one I thought I would be… Read more »

A day in the life of a PR and marketing executive

So you heard that employers want candidates with experience and a degree? Well, BU’s sandwich courses are the answer. After two years studying at uni, those who enter their third year working on a placement or internship pick up numerous transferable skills, develop an in-depth understanding of the industry and put all of their theoretical… Read more »

#MyPlacementStory: Babcock International

Watch the video to hear Harriet and Shannon, both Business Studies students at BU, sharing their #MyPlacementStory about their time on placement together at Babcock International, or search #MyPlacementStory to hear from other BU students getting valuable work experience through a placement as a part of their degree.