My trip to Helsinki

This is guest blog by Sarah B studying BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. “We are delighted to inform you that your abstract has been accepted. We would like to invite you the International Association for Dance Science and Medicine conference in Helsinki, Finland in October 2018” I couldn’t believe what I was reading. After submitting a collaborative… Read more »

#MyPlacementStory – Amplicon in Brighton

Name: Zelda Zemzare Course: BA (Hons) Advertising Where are you originally from? Latvia Why did you decide to come to BU? I wanted to study advertising and after meeting BU representatives at a university fair, the course at BU sounded like the perfect fit for me. Placement company: Amplicon Placement job title: Marketing Assistant Three words to describe your placement: interesting, fast… Read more »

#MyPlacementStory – RACS Marketing & RACS Group

This is a guest blog by Digital Media Design student,  Mark about his placement at RACS Marketing & RACS Group and his top tips for those students looking to secure a placement. Placement at: RACS Marketing & RACS Group Placement job title: Freelance App Design & Developer Three words to describe your placement experience: ‘Valuable Learning Experience’. Most interesting… Read more »

#MyPlacementStory – Being an intern at BMW Group

Placement at: BMW Group Placement job title: Corporate Communications Intern Placement length: 54 Week Three words to describe your placement: Challenging, jam-packed, responsibility Most interesting part of your placement? Being in the communications team we get to know important and even secret information before everyone else. For example, working at a MINI factory there was an important announcement… Read more »

A day in the life of a PR and marketing executive

So you heard that employers want candidates with experience and a degree? Well, BU’s sandwich courses are the answer. After two years studying at uni, those who enter their third year working on a placement or internship pick up numerous transferable skills, develop an in-depth understanding of the industry and put all of their theoretical… Read more »

Make the most of your placement – tips from BU Nursing students

Final year nursing students at BU recently contributed to a doctoral study about learning on practice placements. Amanda Alexander, Joanne Hewitt, Teresa Pearce, Elinor Suter and Clare Taylor then shared their top tips with Nursing Standard magazine to help new nursing students make the most of their placement experience. Whether you’re a nursing student or… Read more »