Studying in BU as an international student

I was born and raised in Vienna, Austria, then took the plunge and moved to another country by myself! I am currently in my second year as a BA (Hons) Communication & Media student here at Bournemouth University and certainly have a lot of stories to tell. When people back at home ask me what it is like to study in Bournemouth I always say, “it’s like being… Read more »

My work placement at The Urban Guild

This is a guest blog by current student Chloe Grant, studying BA (Hons) Communications and Media at BU. Placement Job Title: Marketing & PR assistant Placement length: 44 weeks Three words to describe your placement search: Eye-opening, straightforward, educational What did you find the most helpful in your placement search: Going to see my Placement… Read more »

Bourne to progress, my placement story

This is a guest blog by BA (Hons) Communication and Media graduate, Rebecca Burgess. While I was studying for my final year, PR agency Red Lorry Yellow Lorry approached my course leader looking for promising students to recruit to their graduate internship. They’d had positive experiences with students from the course and, with a year’s work experience under my belt, I… Read more »

Training for a fun run – Tips and Challenges!

Some people seem to enter into fun runs for… well fun, whilst others find themselves in a frenzy when they realise they’ve not done nearly enough training! I have personally found myself in both situations and have run several 5K races, a 10K and a half marathon along with some obstacle course races and have… Read more »

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 »