Studying abroad in the Algarve

This is a guest blog by current student Árdís Aslaugardottir studying BA (Hons) Events Management Hello! I am Árdís, an Icelandic BA (Hons) Events Management undergraduate at Bournemouth University. At first, I wasn’t really that excited to do a semester abroad because at Bournemouth University I’m already technically ‘studying abroad’. That said, my best friend… Read more »

Nutrition students presented their placement experience at the SURE Conference

Our BSc (Hons) Nutrition students share how their course at BU contributes to their personal and professional growth, as well as their excitement for the opportunity to present their placement experience at the Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence (SURE) Conference.   “My three years studying nutrition at BU have flown by, however I have refined myself… Read more »

Work placement success at IBM

This is a guest blog by Gemma Griffin, a BA (Hons) Business Studies graduate. I completed my work placement at IBM on London’s South Bank, working in the Product Marketing team. As part of my role, I helped to implement marketing strategies from our worldwide team into the UK & Ireland team, developing training initiatives to improve collaboration between… Read more »

My placement year at GSK as a BU Biological Sciences student

This is a guest blog by James Fox, a current student studying BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences. Unlike BU, not all university’s offer a placement year and I knew from the outset it was most definitely something I wanted to do, so I could graduate with a degree and work experience.  BU’s placement team are brilliant… Read more »

Let’s talk courses…

Choosing which course you would like to pursue to study at university as a student is a big responsibility, and at times can seem a fraction overwhelming. Some people are set on a particular course which helps narrow down the university options, for others they know which uni they want to go to but don’t… Read more »

My placement experience

This is a guest blog by Will Eamer, a current student studying BA (Hons) Marketing and Communications. As yet another Christmas fast approaches and we are all left wondering where the time went, I thought it would be a great time to reflect on my placement experience so far. First of all, a brief background… Read more »

Ellie talks placement during her sandwich year

A little bit about Ellie: Studying: Media and Communication Placement: Bureau Veritas UK Placement job title: Marketing Intern Placement duration: 12 months Why did you choose to study at Bournemouth? One of the deciding factors for me to come and study at Bournemouth was the option of taking a sandwich year placement. It’s been extremely… Read more »