Why I love my NHS family

Before I get into the blog, I just wanted to let you know that my ward is currently a “green” area, meaning we are not dealing with Covid 19 in the way that other teams in the hospital will be. The “red” areas are for confirmed cases of the virus and include other wards and… Read more »

Presenting my dissertation research at an international conference

This is a guest blog by student Sabine Töppig, who has just graduated with a first honours degree in Events Management. I have just returned from the island Chios in Greece where the annual International Conference of Strategic Innovative Marketing and Tourism (ICSIMAT) was held. The conference chair Androniki (Niki) Kavoura from the University of… Read more »

My experience at the AFECA conference

This is a guest blog by Marcus Imir, a BA (Hons) Accounting and Taxation graduate. AFECA (Association deFormations Europeennesa la Compatibilite eta l’Audit ) is a five-day conference, hosted with lots of universities across Europe. Each day is unique, and themed on a different area of finance. The conference is hosted by a different university each year –… Read more »

Bourne to progress, my placement story

This is a guest blog by BA (Hons) Communication and Media graduate, Rebecca Burgess. While I was studying for my final year, PR agency Red Lorry Yellow Lorry approached my course leader looking for promising students to recruit to their graduate internship. They’d had positive experiences with students from the course and, with a year’s work experience under my belt, I… Read more »

Life after graduating in Law

This is a guest blog by BU graduate Paul Linsdell. Paul Linsdell credits BU for shaping his career in the legal profession. He completed the LLB (Hons) Law and postgraduate Legal Practice Course at BU and is now a Senior Solicitor, specialising in family law, in Stowe Family Law’s Winchester office. “Having studied and enjoyed law at A-level I wanted to… Read more »

I am now a qualified ODP

Hi Everyone, I’m Sam, a newly qualified Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) and I completed my training at BU studying DipHE Operating Department Practice . My placement hospital was Poole and I graduated in the summertime this year. The ODP course covers three areas, surgical, anaesthetic, and post anaesthetic care (recovery). The best thing about our training was… Read more »

How my Computing degree took me to IBM

For a lot of students, university will be the most exciting time of their life so far. Independence, new friends and in cities offering an interesting night life; the social aspect of going to university is what most look forward to in the time leading up to their first year. But in looking back at… Read more »

Getting a job in VFX production

During my last year at high school I remember feeling very confused about my future, not knowing what my vocation was. My passion for films got me to look into VFX, and I eventually decided to undertake one of the courses that are part of the NCCA (National Centre for Computer Animation). Back then I… Read more »