#MyPlacementStory – Amplicon in Brighton

Name: Zelda Zemzare Course: BA (Hons) Advertising Where are you originally from? Latvia Why did you decide to come to BU? I wanted to study advertising and after meeting BU representatives at a university fair, the course at BU sounded like the perfect fit for me. Placement company: Amplicon Placement job title: Marketing Assistant Three words to describe your placement: interesting, fast… Read more »

Stress-free studying

Studying for exams can be daunting. This blog aims to help make life that little bit easier for those balancing coursework and exams… Prioritisation – something I always do before every assignment. Which exams are worth more? Perhaps more time should be spent on the exam worth 70% compared to another unit’s 30% exam. Or… Read more »

Saskia’s placement at Sony

Name: Saskia Long Course: Communication and Media BA (Hons) Placement at: Sony Professional Solutions Europe Placement Job Title: PR and Social Assistant Placement length: 11 months Placement company website: https://pro.sony Three words to describe your placement: Challenging, creative and fun! Most interesting part of your placement: Meeting, speaking and networking with all different types of… Read more »

#MyPlacementStory – RACS Marketing & RACS Group

This is a guest blog by Digital Media Design student,  Mark about his placement at RACS Marketing & RACS Group and his top tips for those students looking to secure a placement. Placement at: RACS Marketing & RACS Group Placement job title: Freelance App Design & Developer Three words to describe your placement experience: ‘Valuable Learning Experience’. Most interesting… Read more »

Emily and her trip to Blandford Brewery

Hi, I’m Emily, and I’m studying Biological Sciences in my second year at BU. On Wednesday 7th March, my course mates and I went on a trip to Blandford Brewery as part of our Microbiology unit. Throughout the trip, we were given a tour of the brewery, told in detail the complex process via which… Read more »

Rishi’s placement at Astute

Name: Rishi Matharu Course: BA Communication and Media Placement Job Title: Senior Business Development Specialist Placement Company: Astute, www.astute.com Three words to describe your placement: Challenging, Motivational, Aspiring Most interesting part of your placement: Supporting the new starters and also learning the various roles within the realm of marketing Hardest aspect of your placement: Getting into… Read more »

#MyPlacementStory – Being an intern at BMW Group

Placement at: BMW Group Placement job title: Corporate Communications Intern Placement length: 54 Week Three words to describe your placement: Challenging, jam-packed, responsibility Most interesting part of your placement? Being in the communications team we get to know important and even secret information before everyone else. For example, working at a MINI factory there was an important announcement… Read more »

Publishing a journal article based on my dissertation – Kayleigh’s story

Kayleigh Jones graduated with a 1st Class Honours Degree in Events Management in 2017. She did extremely well in her dissertation which focused on how event managers create prestige value for corporate VIPs. Kayleigh’s tutor Dr Miguel Moital challenged her to prepare a manuscript based on her dissertation to be submitted to the European Journal… Read more »