The Professional Training Placement Experience

Follow our current students through their Professional Training placements.

Mindfulness May Blog 2022

Importance of Selfcare Hi all! During my entrepreneurial journey, I can confidently say that I had to learn to work in harmony with my body and mind. It was difficult in the beginning, but slowly getting better with a lot of room for improvement. Thus, attempting to always sustain a work-life balance I have aspired […]


Pastry Puffs May Update

Introduction I am Lewis Learoyd, and I am a student on the enterprise placement pathway launch my business, Pastry Puffs. This placement scheme has provided me the financial support and mentorship I have needed to launch my business over the last year. My business, Pastry Puffs, is a vegan baking community that gives customers the […]


5 tips to make you stand out as a strong candidate in your next job interview

Iā€™m Alessia, a Tourism Management student doing my placement year in Marketing. I have recently had the opportunity to manage the hiring process of the next placement student. Here is a list of attributes and qualities that I have observed in our strongest candidates. You can use these to help in your next job application, […]


My split Placement Year with Citizens Advice and 6 months abroad by law student, Grace

Why did you choose to do a Professional Training Year? I intended to do a full year in industry to gain some real-world experience that would help me when trying to pursue a career as a solicitor. The COVID-19 pandemic made me realise that I was also craving adventure, so I decided to do 6 […]


JAMINA JOY April Update

(You can check out my March vlog update here). Hello, Jamina here! šŸ™‚ As you may know, I’m starting a luxury slow fashion brand, JAMINA JOY, with help from the funded PTY Enterprise Pathway by Student Enterprise. I get to work on my business for a year instead of doing a traditional placement! Each month […]


My placement year in Spain and France

Hello, I am Isidora, and I am currently on my year abroad working in Paris. I study Modern Languages (French and Spanish), so deciding to go abroad for my placement year to the countries that speak the languages I study was a no-brainer. Before France, I was studying at a university in Spain, in a […]


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