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 »

#MyPlacementStory at ESPN

This is a guest blog written by Ross. Where are you from? I’m originally from Plymouth, Devon – now working in London as part of a placement year, bridging an undergraduate degree in English at Bournemouth University. Why did you come to BU? I decided to attend BU due to the diversity of the course and the… Read more »

My marketing communications (BA) experience

My BU experience began when I literally couldn’t avoid the Media School’s popularity while searching for UK-based marketing courses. After weeks of filtering through all the different courses and attending various open days, Bournemouth landed the top four out of five places in my UCAS application! The Media School’s Marketing Communications, Advertising, PR and Media… 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 »