Nutrition students presented their placement experience at the SURE Conference

Our BSc (Hons) Nutrition students share how their course at BU contributes to their personal and professional growth, as well as their excitement for the opportunity to present their placement experience at the Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence (SURE) Conference.   “My three years studying nutrition at BU have flown by, however I have refined myself… Read more »

Second Year: International Field Trip to Costa Rica

So I’m studying BSc (Hons) Geography! The international field trip is an optional unit in the second year of some courses under the category of Life and Environmental Sciences in the faculty of Science and Technology including Geography, Environmental Science, Ecology and Wildlife Conservation and Biological Sciences. The destination of the trip has been known… Read more »

Individuality or rule-following? Grading systems in the UK vs Lithuania

Introduction to grading systems I would be lying if I said that university grading systems in Lithuania and the United Kingdom are totally different. In fact, I think most European grading systems are similar to each another. There are still quite a few differences between Lithuanian and British ones at which we will take a… Read more »

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 »