#MyPlacementStory: Microsoft

We believe that university should prepare you for the world of work as well as enhancing your academic qualifications, which is why we offer placements to 100% of our undergraduate students. Elizabeth Falkowska, a Business Studies student here at BU, shares her #MyPlacementStory and tells us all about her role as Junior Account Executive at Microsoft.

BU graduates celebrate work on Joss Stone’s new music video

LoveLove Films, which was founded and is managed by BU Graduate Georgina Hurcombe, are incredibly pleased to announce their latest music video, created for the multi platinum album selling soul singer-songwriter Joss Stone. The company is based in Bournemouth and five BU alumni from LoveLove Films, as well as Georgina herself, worked on the new video for… Read more »

My sandwich placement at The Disney Store

BA (Hons) Marketing Communications student Beth Bailey tells us about her sandwich placement as the Marketing Assistant EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) for The Walt Disney Company – The Disney Store… Where are you originally from and why did you go to BU? I am originally from a small village in Kent called Bearsted. I had… Read more »

BU students in Magna Carta 800th anniversary exhibition

Bournemouth University has been helping to promote the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta, and were commissioned by Salisbury Cathedral to make four media installations. RedBalloon, the professional production arm of The Faculty of Media and Communication at Bournemouth University, produced two films, an animation and an interactive for the exhibition, which is… Read more »

First year students win £1000 for their innovative idea

This year, the BA (Hons) Business Studies students were tasked with imagining they work for the product development department of a large insurance company to develop innovative insurance products for agricultural sector. It was a group project and each person had a specific role and responsibilities, such as Marketing Director, Market Research Assistant, Product Manager,… Read more »

AFC Bournemouth partnership benefits BU’s sports teams

Bournemouth University students benefit from the university’s partnership with local football club in a number of ways, from work placement opportunities to community projects. But another big benefit of the partnership is the high-level coaching that BU’s men’s and women’s football teams receive from AFC Bournemouth coaches. Steve Cuss, Head of AFC Bournemouth’s Community Sports… Read more »