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Enhance your skills for work and study

We’re always learning. Whilst at school, college, university or at work as we develop new professional skills. The following resources have been designed to make you feel more confident about your academic studies, give your skills a boost and help you secure your dream job.

Learn about different careers

Did you know that Bournemouth University employs over 2000 people? Many large organisations will probably have job roles that you didn’t even know existed! Take a look at the videos below to find out more about the job roles of Simon, Andy, and Eleanor and the journey they have been on to get there.

Like the sound of one or more of these roles?

Book a mock interview 

For many people interviews can be a scary prospect, which is why it can be really helpful to have a practice before you experience the real thing. Whether you've never had an interview before or you'd just like to brush up on your technique - we're here to help.

Practice your interview skills - book an online mock interview with a member of our friendly team.

On booking your mock interview you will receive an interview pack with all the relevant information you need to apply for a specific job role.

Get ready for applications and interviews

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.

How to shine at interview

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

Get prepared for studying at university

Studying at university means becoming a more independent learner, using new skills that you may not have had a chance to practice before at school or college. Take a look at the videos below where our staff and students will introduce you to some of the skills you can begin to develop to feel confident in taking your first step to becoming a university student. 

Download the Reading and note-taking handout (pdf 411kb)