The Professional Training Placement Experience

Follow our current students through their Professional Training placements.

My Placement year at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London so far.

Hi, I’m Hannah and I thought I would share an update on my placement year so far at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London. In February, I completed my first 6 months in the hotel, working in the Guest Experience department. This role involved personalising the guests’ journey by communicating with guests both pre arrival […]

My first six months on placement at the Students’ Union

Hi everyone, this is Ivy, a Media and Communication student currently on a placement at the Students’ Union. Today’s article is a recap of Semester 1, which is also the first six months of my placement. It’s actually hard to believe that half of my placement has passed already – time really does fly! It’s […]

My Student Engagement Placement with the Careers and Employability Team at Surrey

My name is Drew, I study law with International Relations, and I am three months into my placement year with the careers team at the University. This was the first placement I applied to; I made sure my CV and application answered the questions in the application brief allowing my application to stand out. This […]

My top tips for finding a placement

Hi! My name is Ivy, and I’m a Media and Communication student currently on a placement at the University of Surrey Students’ Union. For my first article, I will tell you more about the process of finding a placement. Your placement experience is not just about your time on placement, it’s also about the time you spend looking for a placement. Finding a placement can be overwhelming, but if you do it correctly, there’s no doubt that you will be successful. Keep on reading to find out more about what I did to secure my placement, and feel free to use these tips for your placement-searching.

The Beginning of my Journey as a Marine Engineering Placement Student

Hello students! My name is Mowi and I’m currently on a placement year working at Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine as a Marine Engineering Placement Student. I started my internship in August 2022. A little about me; I am an Aerospace Engineering student on a BEng course. If you don’t know me, I am the Treasurer […]

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 […]

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