The Professional Training Placement Experience

Follow our current students through their Professional Training placements.

My PTY Journey: Hong Kong

  Mykonos                                Guildford                            Hong Kong   Hey guys! Welcome to “My PTY Journey: Hong Kong” series where I will be writing a monthly blog talking about my experience, the things I’ve learnt and the challenges I’ve faced. Hopefully through my experience you will get an idea of what awaits you if you are planning on […]


My Swedish placement experience

Settling in Almost 6 months into my year abroad and placement at the Centre for Health and Performance at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden I have more than fully settled into living in a new country, adapting to a different culture and acclimatising to the environment. I was lucky enough to find accommodation through […]


Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

I am currently 3859 miles away from the University of Surrey where I study Microbiology. This blog is part of a series on how Surrey helped me become a student intern in Raleigh, North Carolina. I knew that America was where I wanted to be, secondary to that I wanted to gain lab experience that […]


Initial Experience Working in Germany

My name is Luis and I am a Computer Science student. Unlike ‘Louis’, the Spanish pronunciation sounds similar to ‘Swiss’, where the emphasis is in the ‘is’ similar to “Lu-Swiss”. About the Company I have been working at AGT International in their Darmstadt office in Germany since August 2018. They have other offices in New […]


Adulting 101: What to expect from your placement year

It is undeniable that pausing student life, in exchange for a professional placement is not always the most enticing! Yes, you are saying goodbye to your lie-ins, week day partying, social surroundings and the comfort of campus. However, if you chose to do a placement year, you have the opportunity to put in to practice […]


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