Almost a year ago to the day of writing this, I applied for a role at Magenta Associates PR, in Brighton. Now, I am six months into one of the best decisions I have made in my life. I always knew I would be interested in doing a placement and on my particular course (BA… Read more »
Find out more about how you can arrive back to university after the winter break with your mind as prepared and organised as possible. Do find a Vlog embedded below this text. If you have any questions, please feel free to leave them as a comment!
Here at Bournemouth uni, nursing students are allocated their placements up to six weeks prior to starting placement, so there’s always an air of anticipation when allocation day arrives and everyone finds out what they’ve been given. Everyone is excited and discussing their different allocations at uni today. Everyone speculates what placement will be like,… Read more »
Patrick is a postgraduate student at BU, studying Graduate Diploma in Law, who writes about preparing for the jobs market and taking a Law pathway after his first degree in English. Choosing a career after university can seem like an impossible decision to make. What you may not realise is that many of the skills… Read more »
It’s that time of year again…CHRISTMAS! Nothing gets me as excited as this festive period. The music, decorations, films and most importantly the food, what’s not to love? I will be heading home to spend Christmas with my family and friends, but even if you are staying in Bournemouth you can still get in the… Read more »
My knees are tight against my stomach as I crouch on the solid plane floor. Multiple heads with helmets sit before me, packed in like sardines, eagerly awaiting their turn. Now and again, their faces peer back, some eyes filled with fear, others glistening with excitement. As the engine roars and the plane propels upwards,… Read more »
In this video, I talk about what I do to prepare for Christmas while studying at BU.
When it comes to employability, be it looking for a placement or graduate jobs, BU has got all the right resources up its sleeve. I am in my second year and looking for a placement, as every second year student will be, and the placement coordinator for our faculty is conducting regular workshops regarding CVs… Read more »
From my experience, this kind of article usually tells you to get prepared, work hard, manage your time well and enjoy. So let’s get that out of the way from the beginning so we can get to the real stuff. That advice is usually very helpful at the beginning of term but I’ll let you… Read more »
If you are looking at going to university, there are always going to be rumours and expectations about what it is really like. But are they always true? You will always be skint. Ok, you many not be able to afford to dine out with 3 course meals every night but you definitely don’t… Read more »
The second year can be a bit of an awkward year: you’re not free from the worry that what you do doesn’t end up contributing to your overall degree scheme so you’re not entirely focused on work, and you’re no longer a fresher so you already know the basics about surviving as a student. However,… Read more »
Growing up in London all my life, I knew that I wanted to move away from the big city for university! Bournemouth was my first choice, what with its vibrant student hot spots and sandy beaches! All I knew was the big city and the thought of moving somewhere a lot smaller was a little… Read more »