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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

Global Talent Programme

The Global Talent Programme is now closed to new registrations for the remainder of this academic year. 

In line with Bournemouth University’s BU2025 vision,...

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Sep
20
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24

Welcome Celebrations

We’ve got some fun activities planned on campus to celebrate the first week of term and welcome all our students back to BU.

Open Day
Oct
13

Postgraduate Open Day

During our Open Days you can find out more about postgraduate study, hear about funding options and talk to academic staff about our courses.

Concert
Oct
16

University Music presents: Light Divine

The orchestra and choirs of University Music return to Christchurch Priory with a sequence of music journeying from darkness to light. Book your ticket now.

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10 Days of Learning

Book onto a workshop - from academic writing and learning online to critical thinking - running from Monday 20 September to Friday 1 October.

Placements at BU

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