This is a guest blog by current student Deepam Ramchurn, studying BA (Hons) Tourism. I chose BU specifically because it offered me the chance to take a placement year, and I was impressed by the connections the university has with big companies in the industry. I knew that doing a placement would give me the upper hand over other students once I’d… Read more »
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 »
Do you think about the meaning and experiences of justice? Do you think about issues around (in)equality and citizenship? Current student Amy talks about why she loves her course, what she plans to do during her placement year and how her confidence has grown immensely from her experience at university.
With a strong, international reputation for our media courses and the only Centre for Excellence in Media Practice in the UK, you can certainly find your media degree of difference with BU. The questions is, which to choose? Four current students, all studying different courses tell us about their experiences, what they love about their… Read more »
This is a guest blog by current student Kayleigh Lewis, studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. I am a ‘mature student’, in my final year of adult nursing. I have many years of experience working in a hospital setting and nursing is all I have ever wanted to do. I knew it would be tough, but I… Read more »
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 »
This is a guest blog by current student Emily Poulton, studying BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology. In January 2018, two other students from my course and I travelled to Malaysia for a month-long placement dedicating our time and efforts working with a small selection of outreach workers from an organisation called AIDS Action & Research Group (AARG). Our aim? To help… Read more »
Want to study an Anthropology course but not sure which pathway to take? Why not see what Nura and Alex have to say about the similarities and differences between their two Anthropology courses and why they chose to study them. You’ll see Christchurch House, home to the bone lab and a lot of Anthropology lectures,… Read more »
It can be tricky to narrow down your course choice when looking at university’s. But if you know your interested in Business Studies, you won’t need to choose your pathway option until the end of second year! Here at BU all of our first year students share the same first year and this gives you… Read more »
This is a guest blog by Meijia, a BU student studying BA (Hons) Computer Animation Arts. Meijia set herself a real challenge on her placement at CooCooSqueaky, a small independent games developer based in Bournemouth. Despite her talents in computer animation, Meijia had no prior experience with games, so everything she learnt at the company… Read more »
Thinking about a degree in Archaeology? Felise and Kate tell us what they really love about their Archaeology degrees whilst showing us some of the amazing artefacts found by BU students on digs. They talk placements, great tutors, favourite units and much more!
Hi! My name is Martha and I am a studying BA (Hons) Communication & Media at BU. I have recently completed an international placement as a PR & Media Intern at Archipelagos who run marine conservation projects in Greece, thanks to funding from Erasmus! The most enjoyable aspect of my placement at Archipelagos has been working… Read more »