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BU helps thousands of people reach their potential every year and makes a real contribution to the wider world through its research and enterprise work.

You can support our good work and give the next generation of graduates a helping hand in many different ways.

Share your story

What was studying at BU like for you? What have you achieved since you graduated? What advice would you give future students?

Today's students really value the advice, opinions and experience of alumni. Share your story and you could help inspire a graduate of the future.

Tell us a little bit about yourself and if there's an opportunity to feature you on our website or in other publicity materials, we'll be in touch.

Or tell us more...

  • If you'd like to go into a bit more detail, feel free!
  • Graduate profile form - Word (94KB) - download our template to complete at your leisure, then send it back to us by e-mail or post.

Back to school scheme

Share your journey and inspire the next generation of students by revisiting your previous school or college.

BU would like you to go back to your school or college to present information about life at university and the opportunities on offer.

Your challenge

To contact your local school or college to organise:

  • A presentation to Years 12 and 13, and years 10 and 11 if applicable
  • A question and answer session
  • Any other relevant content as negotiated with the school

'Back to School' is not only to promote university life in general but also Bournemouth University and your great experiences here.

Support from BU

BU's support for you will include:

  • Email template for sending to the school or college after initial phone conversation
  • Presentation containing all key information about BU, ready for you to adapt to make it your own
  • Help with any queries you may have

Get involved

If you are interested in taking part, please fill in your details to get the full brief and tools to enable you to take part.

Further information

If you have any questions or would like to discuss taking part in more detail, email us or call 01202 963999.

Make a gift

Bournemouth University works with a variety of individuals and organisations to secure financial support for many different projects and priorities.

With support, we can help more and more students reach their potential and make a real contribution to the wider world through research and enterprise work going on in our academic schools.

If you believe in the good work BU is doing, or if you'd like to give today's students a helping hand, we'd be delighted to hear from you.

To find out more about what we're seeking support for, or to make a donation yourself, visit our information pages.

Jobs and placements

Where better to find talented graduates to work with than at your own university?

Advertise your vacancies with Bournemouth University and you'll have your pick of motivated and profesionally-aware students from somewhere you trust. You'll also be helping a fellow graduate get a great start to their career.

Jobs for Graduates and Placements for Students

Hundreds of companies have benefited from the high-calibre graduates that we produce. We can assist your company in finding, selecting and employing the very best candidates to give your business that extra edge. Find out more about recruiting a graduate or placing a student.

Help with events

Near and far, BU holds events all around the world to recruit new students. If you'd like to meet the students of tomorrow and tell them about BU, please join us!

Wherever you live now, contact us if you'd like to help - and we'll contact you if we're visiting your area.