A day in the life of a PR and marketing executive

So you heard that employers want candidates with experience and a degree? Well, BU’s sandwich courses are the answer. After two years studying at uni, those who enter their third year working on a placement or internship pick up numerous transferable skills, develop an in-depth understanding of the industry and put all of their theoretical… Read more »

Admissions contacts

When applying for university, or even when your place is already secured, you might find yourself a bit confused, with so many questions that you want to ask. It might be that you’re not sure what to do about your accommodation, registration and enrolment, or where to find your timetable or how to register with a… Read more »

Haven’t had a chance to visit us yet?

When are the next Open Days? Wednesday 14 February 2018 Saturday 10 March 2018 Wednesday 4 April 2018 Book here Are these different to the Autumn Open Days? There will be a variety of course specific activities such as mini lectures and workshops taking place to give you a taster of what it’s like to… Read more »

Advertising student Katie tells us about her placement at TLC Marketing

Placement Job Title: Junior Account PlannerCourse at BU: BA Advertising  Placement company website: www.tlcmarketing.com Three words to describe your placement – Eye opening, invaluable and enjoyable Most interesting part of your placement? – Attending proposal meetings with well-established clients and understanding how different people use different presentation techniques Hardest aspect of your placement? – Managing my… Read more »

UCAS EXTRA – does this apply to me?

What is UCAS Extra? If you’ve applied and received decisions from five universities and either you weren’t offered a place or you declined all of your offers, you can still apply to one further university using UCAS Extra. Please note: You’ll only be able to apply to one course at a time, meaning you’ll not… Read more »

UCAS applications

What is the UCAS deadline for September 2018 applications? Applications for undergraduate courses should be submitted to UCAS by 6pm GMT on Monday 15 January 2018. We recommend providing a reference with your application. If you’re unable to provide this before submission, continue to submit your application but please bear in mind that a reference will be necessary for us… Read more »

Student life

How far away is Bournemouth to London? You can catch the fast train service from London to Bournemouth, taking approximately one hour and 50 minutes.   What is the night life like in Bournemouth? With something going on every night of the week in bars, clubs and pubs across the town, it is no wonder that Bournemouth… Read more »

Accommodation

When does the accommodation portal open? From 10 April you’ll receive an email your log in, which is different to your myHub details, this will enable you to complete stage 1 of the process. More details can be found on our website. If you’re a Hotmail user, please check your spam or junk box. We… Read more »

Student finance

Where do I get Student Finance and when should I apply? You can find out about funding your studies, including links to further information regarding bursaries and scholarships, on the Fees and Funding section of our website. Please take a look at ‘Student Finance Explained’, a handy video produced by Student Finance England, for details… Read more »