Dissertation done!

When writing your dissertation there is a surprising amount to remember to do:  spelling, grammar, references, not to mention the rest. And these can sometimes be the least of your worries. You are about to live and breathe this project for the next year. Which is actually terrifying (especially if you start talking to others… Read more »

My upcoming placement with Norwegian Cruise Line

I am Mikaela Yurukova, an undergraduate Tourism Management student, completing my second year in the Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Bournemouth University. My passion for personal development, learning about different cultures, languages and travelling, as well as helping other people in any way I can are the main things that have been keeping me going…. Read more »

Exploring the UK during my placement year

I am a third year BA (Hons) Events Management student at BU, currently on placement at Bournemouth University. In fact, a placement year was one of the most important factors while I was applying for university. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do during my placement year, I just wanted to get as much… Read more »

Not so rent free

As the start of my first semester approached, I was definitely apprehensive about living at home. Having already been at a different uni and living in the halls there, I was aware of how different the atmosphere was living with fellow students rather than living with family. I definitely worried that I would be missing… Read more »

My sandwich placement at Adobe

I am from a small village in Oxfordshire, I decided to go to Bournemouth Uni, because I thought the sandwich year would be invaluable to my development and so this year I have been on my placement as a Marketing and Communications Executive at Adobe Systems. I chose to take a marketing placement at Adobe,… Read more »

A Media Production student’s week in photos

I think one of the biggest positives about life at university is the varied life you get to lead! It’s completely different from school and college or sixth-form because you don’t have the same regimented schedule. Of course it depends course to course, but my course Media Production wasn’t the same experience as school, being… Read more »

Gap yaaah or university?

  I have always loved to travel. I love everything about it – the anticipation, the culture, the food and the sun. I think I was around 13 years old when I began saving to travel.  I didn’t quite know when I was going or for how long, but travelling has always been a life… Read more »

Choosing your accommodation

I remember how important the accommodation process was for me when applying to Bournemouth University back in 2014, and there were lots of factors I had to take into account in order to make sure the accommodation I chose was suitable for me and my course. Studying Adult Nursing meant I had to take into… Read more »