Studying Nursing at BU as a mature student

This is a guest blog by John, our current BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing student. Why nursing? Having spent 4 years as a support worker in a mental health unit in Southampton, I decided it was time to progress my career. Originally I was worried about my application, especially because I didn’t have grades in… Read more »

Louis’ Mechanical Engineering placement year

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 »

My social work placement leads to a job offer

This is a guest blog by Jade Painter, our current BSc (Hons) Social Work student. My name is Jade Painter and I am currently studying BA (Hons) Social work at Bournemouth University. I am in my second year and I have just completed my first 70-day substantive placement. My placement was in supported accommodation for… Read more »

Final year students have the opportunity to attend the Journalism Careers Forum

At this year’s Journalism Careers Forum more than 10 BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism graduates, who are now working industry professionals, spoke with current  students. The aspiring journalists had the opportunity to receive valuable advice and insights on how the industry operates. They chatted with the professionals over a cup of hot tea/coffee. The forum brought… Read more »

Welcome to Final Year Politics

Nobody thought that joining final year would be all fun and games; we all knew it would be hard work from the moment summer ended. What I didn’t know, however, was that the course became so much more interesting. I did a vlog for the university last year, covering my highlights of being a Bournemouth… Read more »