#MyPlacementStory – studying abroad and placement at Waitrose

Find out about BA (Hons) Media and Communication student, Jessica’s experience of studying abroad in Florida, before coming back to the UK for her placement at Waitrose. Placement Title: Communications Assistant Company: Waitrose Where are you from? Surrey Why did you decide on BU? They offered my dream course that covered all the skills and units that I… Read more »

Preparing for the job market

Patrick is a postgraduate student at BU, studying Graduate Diploma in Law, who writes about preparing for the jobs market and taking a Law pathway after his first degree in English. Choosing a career after university can seem like an impossible decision to make. What you may not realise is that many of the skills… Read more »

Helena Jarman

My exciting research experience at Bournemouth University

Helena Jarman, a final year BA (Hons) Events Management student, talks about her 6-week research assistantship and the opportunities it opened up. Helena’s research into the fear of missing out (FoMO) and how it shapes event decision-making and event experience led her to help prepare and develop a one-day workshop for industry professionals as well… Read more »

How BU makes you more employable

Employability – the key reason most people go to university. By going to university you pick up a degree that usually puts you ahead of many other people, as well as showing your abilities and intelligence. However, there are two things you can add to your degree that put you above anyone else, and they… Read more »