MEng Mechanical Engineering student Louis tells us about his placement year and how it has offered opportunities to help with his future career. Choosing to do a placement year was one of my better decisions. After months of searching and feeling like I wasn’t getting anywhere, my perfect placement job came up at ASM Assembly… Read more »
Paula Ruiz studies Engineering Project Management at Bournemouth University. Watch the video to hear Paula’s #MyPlacementStory, or search #MyPlacementStory to hear from other BU students getting valuable work experience through a placement as a part of their degree.
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 »
Coming to university knowing you will be needing more support than your peers makes the leap from school/college even more daunting. But rest assured, you can stop worrying. Bournemouth University has an Additional Learning Support (ALS) team who will support and help you every step of the way throughout your university journey. The team aren’t just… Read more »
Your placement year is a crucial part of your degree. It’s difficult to choose which company you want to work for when there is a plethora of companies across and beyond the country. Before you can even think about starting a placement, you need to ensure your CV represents the skills the company is looking for…. Read more »
Choosing a degree isn’t always easy, and sometimes although you want to go to university you may not understand which degree is right for you. Sometimes you have no idea what you want to do or find yourself struggling to pick between multiple subjects. It could even be that you have a career in mind… Read more »
Where is the best place to study? It’s an argument that goes all the way back to the time when universities first opened their doors. Essentially people are split in two parts, those who believe that you should study in the comfort of your room and those who think studying at the library is the… Read more »
The British Conference of Undergraduate Research (BCUR) celebrates undergraduate research from across all disciplines. Each year a different British university plays host to the conference, welcoming undergraduates from all over the country as they present papers, posters, workshops and performances. In 2017, BCUR will be coming to Bournemouth University (BU). This prestigious annual conference will… Read more »
Here’s my tips for potential students to remember on Open Days at Uni.