My experience at the AFECA conference

This is a guest blog by Marcus Imir, a BA (Hons) Accounting and Taxation graduate. AFECA (Association deFormations Europeennesa la Compatibilite eta l’Audit ) is a five-day conference, hosted with lots of universities across Europe. Each day is unique, and themed on a different area of finance. The conference is hosted by a different university each year –… Read more »

Studying in BU as an international student

I was born and raised in Vienna, Austria, then took the plunge and moved to another country by myself! I am currently in my second year as a BA (Hons) Communication & Media student here at Bournemouth University and certainly have a lot of stories to tell. When people back at home ask me what it is like to study in Bournemouth I always say, “it’s like being… 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 »

My Marketing work placement

This is a guest blog by current student Siobhan Glover, studying BSc (Hons) Marketing. I completed a 12-month placement at L’Oréal, based in Hammersmith, London. I decided to apply to L’Oréal because I wanted a globally recognised brand on my CV, and had the best year of my life there! My main task was updating and simplifying L’Oréal’s digital reporting… Read more »