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 »

BU leaps 11 places in The Complete University Guide table

Bournemouth University (BU) has jumped 11 places in The Complete University Guide league table, to a high of 54th nationally. The league table, published annually, uses measures such as staff-to-student ratios, facilities spending and graduate prospects to come up with the final league positions. BU’s rise to 54th in the league tables, up from 65th… Read more »

BU and Yeovil District Foundation Trust shortlisted for Nursing Times partnership award

Bournemouth University has been shortlisted by the Student Nursing Times Awards for its work with Yeovil District Foundation Trust in the Partnership of the Year category. This prestigious award celebrates collaborative partnerships between universities and healthcare providers in educating nursing and midwifery students. Through academic and practical learning students are prepared for their future careers… Read more »

Games BAFTA Success for BU Alumni

We are very proud to share that a group of three of our BA Interactive Media Production graduates have been awarded the BAFTA for Artistic Achievement at the British Academy Game Awards for their game Lumino City, beating the likes of Assassin’s Creed Unity and Far Cry 4. 2003 Graduates Katherine Bidwell and Luke Whittaker, along with… Read more »

Two national finals and a royal fan for BU’s sport teams

Two of Bournemouth University’s sports teams competed in national finals, one of which was attended by HRH Princess Anne. BU’s Men’s Volleyball and Men’s Football both competed in this week’s British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) national finals. The Men’s Volleyball 1st team met Sheffield Hallam in the final after an impressive season, having won… Read more »

BA Tourism Management Field trip to Malta

Level  I BA Tourism Management students recently spent seven days in Malta as part of their studies. The students were investigating tourism development, planning, operations and tourist experience and behaviour during the field trip. During the trip students met with a number of tourism industry professionals, including representatives from Visit Malta, Heritage Malta, The Malta… Read more »

BU varsity teams make national sports finals

Six Bournemouth University teams are to compete at one of the highest levels in University Sport. After five months of hard work six sportBU Varsity teams have made the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Western Conference Cup finals on Wednesday 18th March. The leading squads, coming under Bournemouth University’s sportBU banner, include Women’s Badminton 1st,… Read more »

TV Production graduates win Royal Television Society Awards

Recent graduates from BU’s TV production course had their work recognised at the Royal Television Society (RTS) Awards. Several 2014 graduates from the BA (Hons) Television Production course were shortlisted in the student categories at the RTS Southern Centre Awards, which celebrate the best of broadcast talent across the region. Katy Davis won the Best… Read more »

BU graduate receives prestigious Hospitality Mentoring Award

Bournemouth University graduate Daniele Quattromini has been named as the winner of this year’s Gold Service Scholarship for hospitality award. As winner, he will receive a year’s worth of expert mentoring, where he will work with the Royal Household at a state banquet, visit the vineyards of Champagne and Bordeaux, amongst other things. Quattromini, 25,… Read more »

Waiting for your application response

You’ve picked BU as one of your favourite universities and you’ve applied for your chosen course. What next? Waiting for your application response from UCAS can be daunting and very nerve racking and all that’s on your mind is whether or not your application was good enough to be accepted. However, remembering that hundreds or… Read more »

From Bournemouth to Westminster

Nicky Woodhouse (BA Media Production, 1997-2000) tells us about how her degree at BU led her around the world, from Bournemouth to Afghanistan with David Cameron and back to the UK, where she now runs her own production company, Woodhouse T.V. I  always wanted to work in telly. Growing up through the 80s and 90s I… Read more »

BU graduates celebrate Interstellar BAFTA

A number of Bournemouth University graduates are celebrating after being recognised for their visual effects work on the film Interstellar. Interstellar won the Special Visual Effects BAFTA at the 2015 Awards ceremony, with BU graduate Andy Lockley and one of BU’s honorary doctorates, Paul Franklin, invited on stage to pick up the award. Lockley and… Read more »