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 »

Putting my learning into practice: Marika’s placement experience and continuation throughout COVID 19

This is a guest blog post by current student Marika Curry, studying BA (Hons) Marketing Communications who has recently completed a placement experience at Brockenhurst College as a Marketing and Events Assistant.   Three words to describe my placement search would be challenging, enlightening and proactive. It was a struggle to get a foot in… 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 »

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 »

Ashleigh’s placement year at Baldwins Travel

This is a blog post from current student Ashleigh Ridler studying BA (Hons) Media Production. I study Media Production and my placement is in the marketing department of Baldwins Travel, an award winning independent travel agency with branches across Kent and Sussex, my office is in Tunbridge Wells, above the flagship store. I’m currently writing… Read more »