Work placement success at IBM

This is a guest blog by Gemma Griffin, a BA (Hons) Business Studies graduate. I completed my work placement at IBM on London’s South Bank, working in the Product Marketing team. As part of my role, I helped to implement marketing strategies from our worldwide team into the UK & Ireland team, developing training initiatives to improve collaboration between… Read more »

#MyPlacementStory: Babcock International

Watch the video to hear Harriet and Shannon, both Business Studies students at BU, sharing their #MyPlacementStory about their time on placement together at Babcock International, or search #MyPlacementStory to hear from other BU students getting valuable work experience through a placement as a part of their degree.

#MyPlacementStory: Virgin Media

BU student Chloe Mulligan shares her #MyPlacementStory and tells us about her placement at Virgin, which she did as a part of her Business Studies course. She reveals the skills she’s learning and her achievements so far – including winning Intern Superstar of the Year!

#MyPlacementStory: Microsoft

We believe that university should prepare you for the world of work as well as enhancing your academic qualifications, which is why we offer placements to 100% of our undergraduate students. Elizabeth Falkowska, a Business Studies student here at BU, shares her #MyPlacementStory and tells us all about her role as Junior Account Executive at Microsoft.

First year students win £1000 for their innovative idea

This year, the BA (Hons) Business Studies students were tasked with imagining they work for the product development department of a large insurance company to develop innovative insurance products for agricultural sector. It was a group project and each person had a specific role and responsibilities, such as Marketing Director, Market Research Assistant, Product Manager,… Read more »