Student & Graduate Recruitment

If you are looking to recruit Graduates (for local, nation or international opportunities), and students for Placements (short or for a 'Sandwich year') or part-time roles, we offer recruitment events and free advertising via this site.

If you are interest in Placements we have a team of Placement Coordinators working within each faculty that can assist with your queries: This page of this website includes their contact details.


Online Jobs Board:
This portal was viewed more than 200,000 times by students and recent graduates in 2018.

To register and upload your job descriptions please use the menu to the left of this text (at the very top).
Please also read our Terms and Conditions before posting your vacancy.


Top Tips for promoting your vacancies can be seen here

The most important, please include a wage range (being transparent builds trust with this target audience), and secondly, students often wait for the deadline date to apply so better to have it set early and extend it than wonder why no one is applying.

Once uploaded we can further promote your vacancies on social media and via our Careers Advisers and Academics when appropriate.

Naturally we are happy to discuss how we can assist your specific recruitment needs.

+44 (1202) 961660  |  recruit@bournemouth.ac.uk |  Twitter @BUJobShop

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Careers Fairs. Click on the tabs to the left to read more about each event. 


Annual Careers Fair, 23 & 24th October 2019

2,600 students and 70 employers attended this showcase event in 2018.
Now open for bookings.


Part-Time Jobs Fair, 02 October 2019
624 students attended in 2018, an increase from 351 in 2017. 


Annual 'Health and Social Sciences Careers Fair', November 27th 2019

This will combine the Annual Nursing and Occupational Therapy fairs, and will have space for employers looking to offer opportunities to students from across the full range of health courses.
More information can be seen from the tab to the left.
Full Course Lists: Undergraduate | Postgraduate


Spring Recruitment Fair, March 2020 tbc
The pilot event in March 2019 for SMEs and large organisations to promote direct entry job vacancies attracted 40 employers and 950 students. We will decide in January 2020 if we are hosting a similar event again in the March.

Please register you interest via: recruit@bournemouth.ac.uk.
We will send you a link to the individual online Booking Forms from early July onwards.


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If you are not looking to recruit students, but wish to collaborate with BU in other ways, the following links will assist:

  • BU News
    Keep up to date with BU collaborations, projects, and the achievements of the university and its students, staff and graduates.
  • Course Information:
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  • Global Talent Programme
    This award winning extracurricular programme is designed with employers to help our students discover and demonstrate their potential to work in a truly global way. We work with employers to identify skills gaps, deliver workshops, organise visits and work-based challenges. 
  • Research Collaboration
    Our research shapes and changes the world around us, providing solutions to real-world problems and informing the education we deliver.  Please view our Research Events and Research News pages.

  • Working with the Community
    As an anchor institution for the local community we work hard to make sure our knowledge and expertise is available to people across the region.
  • Alumni Association
    Our members enjoy a range of benefits including invitations to events and discounts on further study.
  • Continuing Professional Development and Postgraduate Study
    We offer a wide range of courses that are designed to meet the needs of industry professionals and that are delivered by experienced academics and practitioners.
  • Using BU Facilities
    With modern, professional conferencing venues and technical laboratories, our outstanding facilities are available to hire by organisations of all sizes.

CareersBU Graduate & Student Recruitment Service:

Telephone: +44 (1202) 961660

Email: recruit@bournemouth.ac.uk

Twitter: @BUJobShop