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Making the most of your placement

Share your #MyPlacementStory

Your placement year is an important and exciting part of your learning experience and a valuable part of your degree. Use this section to get prepared just before you start your placement, to access important information while you're in industry and to keep in touch while you’re away from your studies.

Enjoy your placement

Enjoy your placement

Some common topics we're been asked while students adjust to life on placement

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Important contacts

Important contacts if you need to get in touch while you’re on placement and if there’s an emergency.

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Access careers resources, talk to a careers adviser, look for jobs and careers events.
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Student Services

Whether you're in Bournemouth or the other side of the world, we're always here with advice and guidance.
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Placement tuition fees

You still need to pay a reduced tuition fee for your placement year - find out how much it is and what it covers.

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Work with AskBU

If you've just finished your studies at BU apply to be a Student Advice Assistant - closing date Wednesday 22 July.