My placement as a Midwifery student

This is a guest blog by Verity James, our current BSc (Hons) Midwifery student. One of the fantastic things about studying Midwifery at Bournemouth University is that, within just a few weeks of starting the course, you are out in the real world, learning skills and developing your knowledge through placement. The first seven weeks… Read more »

Aarons placement year at Chambers Media Ltd

This is a guest blog post by current student Aaron Lloyd, studying  BA (Hons) Advertising. Hi, my name is Aaron I am a BA (Hons) Advertising student and this is my placement journey. After a successful second year and a lot of hard work, I achieved the highest grade for a L5 Advertising student. During… Read more »

Work placements. Expectation v’s reality.

Professional work placements are absolutely central to the BU ethos. While some of our courses include mandatory placements, others are optional.  Placement opportunities are exciting and offer students ‘real’ work experience gained within ‘real’ working environments, but as Alice Eastoe reveals in her guest blog, the perfect placement can sometimes be hard to find and… Read more »

Ashleigh’s placement year at Baldwins Travel

This is a blog post from current student Ashleigh Ridler studying BA (Hons) Media Production. I study Media Production and my placement is in the marketing department of Baldwins Travel, an award winning independent travel agency with branches across Kent and Sussex, my office is in Tunbridge Wells, above the flagship store. I’m currently writing… Read more »