365 days in the workplace, working for a global team and remotely during COVID-19.

This is a guest post from current student Alma Dirisu, current student studying BA (Hons) Marketing Communications. Oracle Corporation is a technology company that specialises in providing goods and services to other businesses. During my placement year, I was positioned within one of Oracle’s Global Business Unit’s (GBU’s). These businesses are an extension of Oracle’s… Read more »

Giggs Lee’s placement experience

This is a guest blog post by current student Giggs Lee, studying BA (Hons) Media Production.  Placement Company: Picniq Ltd Placement Job Title: Social Media Intern Three words to describe your placement search: Challenging, Rewarding, Competitive Three words to describe your placement: Eye-opening, Educational, Fun What were the hardest aspect of your placement? The hardest… Read more »

Rohan’s placement experience

This is a guest blog post from current student Rohan Taneja, studying BA (Hons) Communication and Media, recently completed a placement at Brick Digital as a Search Marketing Assistant. Three words to describe my placement search: Educational, fun, challenging Three words to describe my placement: Positive, engaging and inspiring. The most helpful thing I found… Read more »

My placement as a Midwifery student

This is a guest blog by Verity James, our current BSc (Hons) Midwifery student. One of the fantastic things about studying Midwifery at Bournemouth University is that, within just a few weeks of starting the course, you are out in the real world, learning skills and developing your knowledge through placement. The first seven weeks… Read more »

Work placements. Expectation v’s reality.

Professional work placements are absolutely central to the BU ethos. While some of our courses include mandatory placements, others are optional.  Placement opportunities are exciting and offer students ‘real’ work experience gained within ‘real’ working environments, but as Alice Eastoe reveals in her guest blog, the perfect placement can sometimes be hard to find and… Read more »

An Open Day guide for parents and guardians

Starting the process of sending your child off to university can feel a little daunting because it’s such an important process. It’s also quite emotional too. My parents definitely felt concerned when I had to start making my choices. It’s important that you get all the information you need to make it smooth and successful,… Read more »

My placement overseas in Vancouver

This is a guest blog by current student Siân Venables Hello there! My name is Siân and I am a placement student currently studying Computer Visualisation and Animation at Bournemouth University. I have spent the past eight months working in industry as a visual effects artist and, come September, I will be returning to BU… Read more »

My work placement at The Urban Guild

This is a guest blog by current student Chloe Grant, studying BA (Hons) Communications and Media at BU. Placement Job Title: Marketing & PR assistant Placement length: 44 weeks Three words to describe your placement search: Eye-opening, straightforward, educational What did you find the most helpful in your placement search: Going to see my Placement… Read more »