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 »

Placement opportunities?

Why consider a placement? Your placement is a fantastic opportunity to network and, if you impress during your work experience, you may even find you have a job waiting for you when you graduate. Many of our graduates have been offered permanent roles with their placement firms – a testament to the skills and work ethic… Read more »

Received an offer? What are my next steps?

What does my offer mean? Once BU has made a decision on your application where you’ve successfully been offered a place to study with us, you’ll see one of the following entries via UCAS track as to the type of offer you’ve been given: Why is my offer higher than my predicted grades? Your offer… Read more »