Graduate and student stories

Our degrees are designed to ensure you meet your career ambitions, including the placements we offer on every undergraduate course. That’s why BU alumni go on to realise their career aspirations and excel in a wide range of industries and disciplines. Take a look through some of our graduates’ and students’ stories to find out how a BU degree can enhance your career prospects, and help you to follow in the footsteps of some of our wonderful graduates! 

Graduate stories

Graduate stories

Our graduates go on to great careers in a diverse variety of sectors. They create businesses and innovations, manage major brands, and help to shape the media and technology we enjoy in day-to-day life. Find out how a BU degree sets you up for success.

Chloe Mulligan Virgin - #MyPlacementStory


Every undergraduate at BU gets the opportunity to complete a placement, helping you to make the best possible start to your career. Read and watch some of our students’ placement stories to find out more.
Zoey Law: Australia

Global student stories

Your time at BU will prepare you for a truly global career. Visit our Global BU section to read about our students’ travels on their placements.
Alice Parlett, BU alumni

Alumni profiles

Read our latest alumni profiles to find out what BU alumni are up to now, or get in touch to share your own career experiences.

Michael: #MyPlacementStory with Hampshire Police

Forensic Sciences student Michael is working with Hampshire Constabulary’s Crime Scene Investigation team, undertaking a variety of roles throughout his placement – including attending real crime scenes.