The Professional Training Placement Experience

Follow our current students through their Professional Training placements.

Six Months at Yakult & 3 Reasons Why I Think my Placement Year has been Valuable

Hey everyone, Raff here again! If you aren’t familiar with who I am, I am a Nutrition student on placement at Yakult UK and Ireland. Firstly, Happy New Year! Saying this makes me realise that my first six months of placement is complete… and has gone by in a flash! Since my very first day, […]


Behind The Scenes of Government – Four tips I would give to any student looking for a placement

To introduce myself – I’m Joao, an Economics student on placement at Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs). My time in Defra is allowing me to follow closely a broad range of issues such as environmental quality, rural economy, food and farming as well as protection from natural threats and hazards. The country’s departure […]


6 Months Later: Owning the Marketing for LT Harper

Hey guys! My name is Laura, I’m an English Literature with Creative Writing student currently on placement as a Digital and Social Marketer for LT Harper, Cybersecurity Recruitment. Although I can’t possibly fit everything in here, I thought I’d attempt to give an update on how everything is going! My Work So Far: In my […]


How I got my engineering placement at Stanhope-Seta

Hello again! Many of you have probably either been through this or are just about to start, or even are already in the middle of it. Searching for a placement (and later, a graduate job/scheme) can have a serious impact on your mental health. It can be very stressful (especially when you’re new to it), irritating, discouraging, and depressing. However, no matter how many rejections and anxiety you receive, you will be able to pull through it.


My Placement Experience at BMW so far!

Hi everyone, my name is Issy and in this blog I am going to be talking about my placement! I am a 3rd year Business Management student and this academic year I started my placement with The BMW Group at MINI Plant Oxford in Human Resource Management. My key responsibilities and experience It’s fair to […]


3 things that surprised me during my first months studying abroad

Since moving to Germany to start my year abroad just under two months ago, I have been consistently pleasantly surprised by every day I spend here. As a student of German and Spanish, spending time abroad to improve my language skills in an authentic setting is the crux of my degree and I am grateful […]


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