First-year Multimedia Journalism students were tasked to create a magazine for our Features and Online class this semester. The assignment was already quite large and daunting but Covid-19 has taken it to an entire different level. We had two magazines that was led by Emily Keogh and myself, Hussein Malek, as the Editor in Chiefs… Read more »
One of the most stressful yet rewarding parts of the BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism degree at Bournemouth University is news days. The format and intensity change every year but they give the best insight into what it will be like to work in a real newsroom environment in the future. During the news days, students… Read more »
Making sure you get the right placement can be scary. Here is a my experience of finding, and applying to, both short and long term placements.
Thinking about studying a degree in BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism? This NCTJ accredited course at Bournemouth University is the perfect build up to a career in journalism and the media for when you leave uni. Throughout the three years you get a good balance of practical and theoretical work that covers all aspects of journalism,… Read more »
At this year’s Journalism Careers Forum more than 10 BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism graduates, who are now working industry professionals, spoke with current students. The aspiring journalists had the opportunity to receive valuable advice and insights on how the industry operates. They chatted with the professionals over a cup of hot tea/coffee. The forum brought… Read more »
It was December 2018 and my UCAS applications were fast approaching. I was 17 years old passing through the stressful senior life of high school. But I was not going to let the troubles I faced then to have a consequence of my future now. A few years prior, my sisters began their path of university to… Read more »
Social influencer Scarlett London recently came back to visit BU and we are so glad she came and said hello! Watch her vlog as she reflects on the good and bad of being a Multimedia Journalism student, discovers the new facilities on campus and explores the festivities in and around Bournemouth town. Like Scarlett, find… Read more »
A typical day as a Journalism student probably starts like most other university student’s – dragging yourself out of bed and pouring yourself a bowl of supermarket own brand cereal before getting ready for a busy day at BU. Apart from that, I don’t think I can give a description of a ‘typical day’ because… Read more »