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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.

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.

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Staying at BU for 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.

Graduate Outcomes survey

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

CareersBU podcast

Welcome to the brand new CareersBU podcast - the podcast coming from Bournemouth University Careers Service. In this podcast you will hear from alumni, students and employers to find out about different careers, explore opportunities available to you and discover how to stand out to employers.

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- Dec

Day & Night Dorset: Photography exhibition by Tom Ormerod

This exhibition highlights some of the most well-known and some of the most hidden sights of Dorset both during the day and at night. It starts at night, travelling through the Dorset countryside, and finishes along the Bournemouth coast.


Part-Time Jobs Fair 2023

Meet local employers that are looking to hire for hundreds of roles in the local area.

- Oct

Your Career Week 2023

No matter your course, level of study or previous career experience, Your Career Week has something for you.Including study and work abroad and volunteer opportunities, our Annual Careers Fair, the Graduate Skills Programme and business start-up workshops.

- Oct

BU Annual Careers Fair 2023

Take the stress out of job searching by attending our three day on-campus Annual Careers Fair in October.

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