Aarons placement year at Chambers Media Ltd

This is a guest blog post by current student Aaron Lloyd, studying  BA (Hons) Advertising. Hi, my name is Aaron I am a BA (Hons) Advertising student and this is my placement journey. After a successful second year and a lot of hard work, I achieved the highest grade for a L5 Advertising student. During… Read more »

Work placements. Expectation v’s reality.

Professional work placements are absolutely central to the BU ethos. While some of our courses include mandatory placements, others are optional.  Placement opportunities are exciting and offer students ‘real’ work experience gained within ‘real’ working environments, but as Alice Eastoe reveals in her guest blog, the perfect placement can sometimes be hard to find and… 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 »

My dissertation conference

This is a guest blog by BA (Hons) Marketing Communications student Brityn Vreeland. Today I attended Bournemouth University’s 9th annual Promotional Communications Conference, organised by Dr. Tanya Le Roux and Dr. Sae Oshima from the Department of Corporate and Marketing Communications. This year’s conference had the theme of “Revelation, Revolution: learning, and acting”. This theme… Read more »

My work placement at The Urban Guild

This is a guest blog by current student Chloe Grant, studying BA (Hons) Communications and Media at BU. Placement Job Title: Marketing & PR assistant Placement length: 44 weeks Three words to describe your placement search: Eye-opening, straightforward, educational What did you find the most helpful in your placement search: Going to see my Placement… Read more »

Bourne to progress, my placement story

This is a guest blog by BA (Hons) Communication and Media graduate, Rebecca Burgess. While I was studying for my final year, PR agency Red Lorry Yellow Lorry approached my course leader looking for promising students to recruit to their graduate internship. They’d had positive experiences with students from the course and, with a year’s work experience under my belt, I… Read more »