The Professional Training Placement Experience

Follow our current students through their Professional Training placements.

Stand-out moments from my placement

During my placement, I had the opportunity to take part in a small animation project. This is something that meant a lot to me as I am currently thinking of doing an animation for my Digital Media Arts final project. I made a short 5 second 2D animation for Cartoon Network Rewind. This was a YouTube project […]

My trip to Vienna to present our demo

I work in AGT’s Research Department, which focuses on EU-funded research projects. Since the start of my internship, I have worked in a project called IoTCrawler. What is IoTCrawler? It is a three-year-old EU-funded project which started in February 2018 and focuses on creating a search engine for IoT devices and data, often described as […]

Testing, testing, testing…

March was possibly one of the busiest months in the calendar in terms of lab work and testing. With over 50 athletes being tested in five different disciplines including a body composition scan, mobility screening, biomechanical analysis, physiological tests and multiple strength tests. The testing period was very intense with some early starts and later […]

An update on my erasmus placement experience

Hey guys, it’s Eleni reporting back from sunny Greece. You’ve probably figured out by now that I’m doing my placement year in the nuclear medicine department of AHEPA hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece. So far it has been one of the most rewarding and exciting experiences of my life. My first emergency case One of the […]

Holá Barcelona

Last week I was walking 20,000 steps a day on average whilst working at MWC (Mobile World Congress) in Barcelona. My colleagues warned me of the grand scale of the premises, however I could not anticipate just how big the place was. With over 400,000 m2 of exhibition floor space, the Fira de Barcelona is […]

Apply Apply Apply

The Process I went through to get my American Placement Applying for placements at Surrey is a process similar to applying for University. Most students secure their placements via an open market process, having applied to various roles advertised on Surrey Pathfinder. As a Biosciences student applying for international placements I experienced a slightly different […]

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