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Skills Development Programme

Sign up to the new programme which runs alongside your studies - get career-ready and build the skills you need to reach your goals.

Study abroad

Find out how you can study overseas during your time at BU and what benefits a year abroad can have. ...

Work overseas

Learn about the opportunities for working abroad during your studies, with placements and field trips around the world.

On your placement

Find out about important forms, fees, funding, who to contact, including what support is available to you, and other FAQs.

How to shine at interview

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking, but with a bit of preparation and practice you can wow potential employers.

Where to find us

Find out how to access the Careers & Employability Service online, in person and over the phone.

Top tips for writing your CV

Check our top tips to make sure your CV stands out from the crowd and showcases your talents, experiences and skills.

Career Ready with BU podcast

​​Join host Zoe as she chats to BU's career expert Jane, employer and BU graduate Brian and final year student Dee. Their conversation includes how best to prepare for your future career whilst studying, what employers are looking for from a candidate and how the BU Careers team can help.

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Postgraduate study

Not ready to leave BU yet? Stay for postgraduate study and further enhance your employability. Fee discounts available for BU graduates, as well as scholarships and student loans.

Postgraduate research

Discover our varied postgraduate research degree programmes, find out how to apply and learn about our collaborative and innovative research culture. 

Developing skills

Check out our workshops for Microsoft Office or Adobe Creative. And get access to over 13,000 free courses on LinkedIn Learning which is available to all BU students.

Graduate Outcomes survey

Learning more about where our graduates go after BU can help us improve and tailor our courses

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Nov
30

Multi-Factor Authentication drop-in-clinic

IT Services will be running a drop-in clinic on Tuesday 30 November between 12-2pm, in the Fusion Building, to help you get set up with the Microsoft Authenticator app.

Dec
2

Bike Doctor on campus

The Bike Doctor is back to provide regular services at both Talbot and Lansdowne Campuses - no booking required.

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Placements at BU

Find out why our students find their placements so beneficial, and how they can make you stand out to potential employers.