Leading a team and changing lives

As a first-year Business Studies student and now a second-year International Business student, I have encountered numerous hurdles, some personal and some teamwork conflicts. My course had us experience a simulation of running a business meeting and marketing for a non-profit company and, to my surprise, both times I was the leader of the project…. Read more »

Finding international food in Bournemouth

As a first-year Brazilian American living in Bournemouth, I am constantly searching for supermarkets that have Brazilian ingredients that no other cuisines have, or similar to those found in Asian Markets. Personally, I never ate many “American foods” in my household, but I find that British and American cuisines are synonymous in many ways. The… Read more »

Business degrees at BU

It can be tricky to narrow down your course choice when looking at university’s. But if you know your interested in Business Studies, you won’t need to choose your pathway option until the end of second year! Here at BU all of our first year students share the same first year  and this gives you… Read more »

Living in Lyme Regis House

Living in Lyme Regis House resembles a close community where your peers are your neighbours. The tenants from the flat parallel to mine are good friends we share ingredients, clothes, food, and support each other. The immense support from staff and security down in reception is also exceptional whenever concerns arise such as maintenance problems,… Read more »

A Day in the Life of Tiffany Dutra

Morning It initially starts with me waking up two hours before a scheduled morning lecture. Within those two hours, I have sufficient time to cook and prepare my breakfast.  I like to have a balanced breakfast because I stay at University for over 5 hours and I don’t like to waste money on meals unless… Read more »

Funding options in the United States

The United States boasts that it is the educational hub for local and international students alike with various commercialised funding options coming in to your mailbox regularly as well as information about federal loans and grant opportunities. However, based on your income, federal loans and grants after applying on FAFSA do not cover all the… Read more »

Glebs Kiselovs

My Work Placement at JP Morgan

Name: Glebs Kiselovs Course: BA (Hons) Business Studies with Finance & Marketing Placement: JP Morgan Bank (Bournemouth) Where are you from?  Latvia Where was your placement and what was your role? I worked as an Analyst in the Liquidity Solutions Client Experience team. My role was to answer any questions that colleagues from sales, client… Read more »