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"Careers and Employability" 8 SubCategories 70 FAQs
I'm an employer. How can I be part of the careers fair on campus? Can I opt out of my placement year? How can I apply to the Placement Opportunity Fund? Professional and Career Development Loans Are the Careers Advisers available during summer vacation for appointments and careers advice? What is the Institute of Directors (IoD) and how can students become members? What is the Global Talent Programme and how can I apply? What Careers & Employability events are there on campus? Does the University provide travel insurance whilst students are on placement abroad? What are the tuition fees for the placement year? Repeating units whilst on placement Can I do an internship/traineeship through Erasmus+ at Bournemouth University? Is there any financial support available to help with placement costs? Can you help me with networking using Social Media? How do I get my placement approved on MyCareerHub? Who is my Placement Coordinator / Placement Development Adviser? Where can I find MyCareerHub? Where is the Careers Centre? How do I apply for an 18+ Student Oyster card with Transport for London (TfL)? How can I find out more about placement requirements? Should I disclose a disability or learning difference to my employer or placement provider? What sort of starting salary can I expect as a graduate? AskBU Student Ambassador positions Where can I get advice about finding a placement or having a placement authorised? Where can I find the placement form on MyCareerHub? Are there any employer events coming up on campus? I need advice about the optional sandwich placement process Will I get the student loan for the sandwich placement year? What happens if I can’t find a placement? Do I have to complete online enrolment when I'm on a placement/sandwich year? Where can I find the placement coursework and relevant documentation? How do I pass the placement year? I am an employer. How can I get in touch with BU students? Is there any placement funding available? (UK & EU students) How can I talk to the Study & Work Abroad team? Is it possible to practice psychometric / numeracy tests? I'm having trouble logging into MyCareerHub. Can you help? Where can I find the Careers & Employability Service? Does my course have a compulsory placement? How do I apply to be a Student Ambassador? Who can help me with my CV and job or placement applications?
Careers & Job Application Advice
Where can I find out about jobs, volunteering and placement opportunities? Do you give careers advice to people who are not students at BU? Can I access the Careers and Employability service as a BU Graduate? I'm interested in setting up a business. Can you help? What have other BU graduates done with a degree similar to mine? I've got an interview coming up. Are there any online resources to help? I've got an Assessment Centre coming up. Can you help? Can I practice a mock interview? How do I make an appointment for careers advice? Can someone help with my CV / covering letter? What support does the Careers & Employability Service offer?
Changing or Leaving Course
Employer Enquiries & Careers Fairs
I am an employer and want to advertise a vacancy. How do I go about this? We want to offer a student a placement. Whom should we contact?
Part Time Job Hunting
Are there any work experience opportunities at Bournemouth University? Where can I find out about jobs, volunteering and placement opportunities? How can I find out about job vacancies for students? I need a list of sponsored employers who will employ international students. Where can I find out about jobs on campus?
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Study and Work Abroad
Where can I find out about obtaining visas / work permits for working abroad? Can I study abroad as part of my course? How can I apply for Erasmus Funding? How can I apply for funding for a study exchange? Where can I find funding for my overseas placement? I would like to work or study abroad. Can you help? I am an international student and would like to study at BU for one semester.