Placements and trying to find one… those good old terrifying times from second year. While some courses are set to have a year, others like us in Scriptwriting get to choose between a short or long experience. Whether you have a month or year placement, finding the right place for you is one of the… Read more »
Almost a year ago to the day of writing this, I applied for a role at Magenta Associates PR, in Brighton. Now, I am six months into one of the best decisions I have made in my life. I always knew I would be interested in doing a placement and on my particular course (BA… Read more »
Find out about my volunteering adventure with BU, including my trek up Mount Kilimanjaro!
The second year can be a bit of an awkward year: you’re not free from the worry that what you do doesn’t end up contributing to your overall degree scheme so you’re not entirely focused on work, and you’re no longer a fresher so you already know the basics about surviving as a student. However,… Read more »
Summer is finally here! And whilst that means making most of the sunny weather and catching up with friends it is also the perfect time to gain vital industry experience. Most degrees at Bournemouth University have a compulsory 4/6 week or year placement as part of their course, which students must complete to graduate. This… Read more »
A typical day as a Journalism student probably starts like most other university student’s – dragging yourself out of bed and pouring yourself a bowl of supermarket own brand cereal before getting ready for a busy day at BU. Apart from that, I don’t think I can give a description of a ‘typical day’ because… Read more »
Resh Somauroo is the Scriptwriting for Film and TV 3rd year Programme leader. He has worked at Bournemouth University for over 7 years and continues to drive people to pursue their passion of scriptwriting. We got together to discuss his life at BU and the course itself. What is your academic/professional background? I started out… Read more »
Being a Scriptwriting for Film and Television student, finding a placement in the media industry was honestly extremely difficult (mainly because it is such a competitive industry). However, while finding a placement within this sector is hard it is not completely impossible. As long as you are dedicated, build up your CV, search everywhere you… Read more »
There are many misconceptions about university. Some of you might think that uni students have lots of free time as we only have 8-10 hours of lecture/seminar time and the rest of the time it looks as though we just watch Netflix. Others might think that due to the level of study, all we do… Read more »
So you are in University – you have already taken the huge first step. But there are still plenty of things left to do that can help to guarantee that you get the most out of the hard work that you put in for the years you are here. The Careers Services at the University is there to… Read more »
Whether you fancy yourself as a TV presenter, think you might be the next Fearne Cotton or simply just enjoy writing news stories, Nerve media, the student’s Union Media platform here at Bournemouth University has something for everyone. Consisting of Nerve TV, Nerve Magazine, Nerve Radio, Nerve Online and Nerve News, they bring the very… Read more »
I talk about how Bournemouth Uni has been fulfilling my expectations in my one and a bit years studying here! I also mention the importance of thinking about what you want to get out of uni before you come.