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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 year

Find out about placement fees, important contacts, what support is available to you and 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

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. Plus access LinkedIn Learning which is available to all BU students, and sign up to BU's Global Talent Programme.

Graduate Outcomes survey

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

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Jan
27

Virtual Global Café

Join our online get-together to catch up with other international students and play games and quizzes.

Exhibition
Feb
1
- Apr
30

Photography Exhibition: Asking For It

An intriguing art project of 14 images to highlight and change opinions towards historical and current tendencies toward victim blaming, especially in cases of sexual and gender based violence.

Masterclass
Feb
4

Martin Edwards – Compassionate leadership

Chief Executive of Julia’s House Children’s Hospices since 2005, Martin has a BA Honours and Master’s in Law from the University of Oxford and first worked in brand management with US multinational Procter & Gamble. 

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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.