Journalism Under Lockdown: Second Semester

A few months ago, the world was met with the unfortunate events of the COVID-19 pandemic. The virus has rooted itself within our daily lives and has shifted the way institutions worldwide has run. Bournemouth University has worked hard to accommodate and attend the needs of ensuring the remainder of everyone’s academic year meets the… Read more »

Making a Magazine Mid-Pandemic

First-year Multimedia Journalism students were tasked to create a magazine for our Features and Online class this semester. The assignment was already quite large and daunting but Covid-19 has taken it to an entire different level. We had two magazines that was led by Emily Keogh and myself, Hussein Malek, as the Editor in Chiefs… Read more »

365 days in the workplace, working for a global team and remotely during COVID-19.

This is a guest post from current student Alma Dirisu, current student studying BA (Hons) Marketing Communications. Oracle Corporation is a technology company that specialises in providing goods and services to other businesses. During my placement year, I was positioned within one of Oracle’s Global Business Unit’s (GBU’s). These businesses are an extension of Oracle’s… Read more »

Putting my learning into practice: Marika’s placement experience and continuation throughout COVID 19

This is a guest blog post by current student Marika Curry, studying BA (Hons) Marketing Communications who has recently completed a placement experience at Brockenhurst College as a Marketing and Events Assistant.   Three words to describe my placement search would be challenging, enlightening and proactive. It was a struggle to get a foot in… Read more »

Rohan’s placement experience

This is a guest blog post from current student Rohan Taneja, studying BA (Hons) Communication and Media, recently completed a placement at Brick Digital as a Search Marketing Assistant. Three words to describe my placement search: Educational, fun, challenging Three words to describe my placement: Positive, engaging and inspiring. The most helpful thing I found… Read more »

Tv Production and the opportunities

Media courses at Bournemouth University offer a variety of work (both practical and theory) and Television Production gives students a chance to try out all the key roles in the industry ranging from directing to camera operator before you are able to narrow down what you would like to pursue in the future. In this… Read more »

Studying English at BU, is it for you?

When it comes to finding the perfect course for you, it can be very daunting. However, it doesn’t have to be, as I’m here to give you an insight into the English course at BU, and whether it’s right for you! Before I started university, I was unsure on what career path I wanted to… Read more »

Choosing the right media degree

Choosing which course is right for you before going to university can be a challenge, no matter what industry you are looking at. Personally, my overall view about choosing a course shifted once I had attended one of Bournemouth University’s Open Days, as this gave me a clearer idea of what the media courses had… Read more »