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 »

Life after graduating in Law

This is a guest blog by BU graduate Paul Linsdell. Paul Linsdell credits BU for shaping his career in the legal profession. He completed the LLB (Hons) Law and postgraduate Legal Practice Course at BU and is now a Senior Solicitor, specialising in family law, in Stowe Family Law’s Winchester office. “Having studied and enjoyed law at A-level I wanted to… Read more »

Managing stress through netball

Everyone has different coping mechanisms to deal with stress. Some people like to talk to their friends, go for a walk, take some time out. I like to throw myself into what I love best and that’s netball. Work, life balance is key. Find something that takes your mind away from work so when you… Read more »

De-stress with ReslifeBU

Throughout the year BU has loads of events and activities to help students de-stress. Back in January I was invited to document some of the activities that went on around exam time. If you like dogs, you’re in for a treat!

Yoga with ResLifeBU

ResLife is a programme run by staff and students at BU. The unique programme offers tons of activities throughout the year to help student wellbeing. Life’s about getting that balance, and that’s hard to do around ‘stressful’ assessment deadlines and exam dates but ReslifeBU have helped me and will for certain be there to help… Read more »

Nursing degrees at BU – what are they really like?

With a variety of nursing degrees available at BU, it’s important that you pick the course that is right for you. Nursing students Edward (BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing), Coral (BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing) and Sian (BSc (Hons) Children’s and Young People’s Nursing) tell us what they enjoy about their course and discuss the similarities… Read more »

Work placement success at IBM

This is a guest blog by Gemma Griffin, a BA (Hons) Business Studies graduate. I completed my work placement at IBM on London’s South Bank, working in the Product Marketing team. As part of my role, I helped to implement marketing strategies from our worldwide team into the UK & Ireland team, developing training initiatives to improve collaboration between… Read more »