My dissertation conference

This is a guest blog by BA (Hons) Marketing Communications student Brityn Vreeland. Today I attended Bournemouth University’s 9th annual Promotional Communications Conference, organised by Dr. Tanya Le Roux and Dr. Sae Oshima from the Department of Corporate and Marketing Communications. This year’s conference had the theme of “Revelation, Revolution: learning, and acting”. This theme… Read more »

My exciting week in Vietnam at the Global Festival of Learning 2019

The Global Festival of Learning is based on Bournemouth University’s successful UK based Festival, and is a platform that celebrates learning, disseminates cutting edge research and delivers impact across borders. And when I received an email offering any students undertaking the Global Talent Programme the opportunity to apply for this year’s festival, I knew it… Read more »

Nutrition students presented their placement experience at the SURE Conference

Our BSc (Hons) Nutrition students share how their course at BU contributes to their personal and professional growth, as well as their excitement for the opportunity to present their placement experience at the Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence (SURE) Conference.   “My three years studying nutrition at BU have flown by, however I have refined myself… Read more »

Second Year: International Field Trip to Costa Rica

So I’m studying BSc (Hons) Geography! The international field trip is an optional unit in the second year of some courses under the category of Life and Environmental Sciences in the faculty of Science and Technology including Geography, Environmental Science, Ecology and Wildlife Conservation and Biological Sciences. The destination of the trip has been known… Read more »

How to stop being a slave to our phones

I often find myself in a constant state of procrastination, spending way too much time on my phone, and chances are you do too!!! It’s 2019 and not a moment goes by uncaptured by our phones. Banking/photos/messaging/calling/internet/emails/calculator/tv/ social media/dating apps/music, the list is endless! It has been proven that spending too much time on your… Read more »

Individuality or rule-following? Grading systems in the UK vs Lithuania

Introduction to grading systems I would be lying if I said that university grading systems in Lithuania and the United Kingdom are totally different. In fact, I think most European grading systems are similar to each another. There are still quite a few differences between Lithuanian and British ones at which we will take a… Read more »