The Professional Training Placement Experience

Follow our current students through their Professional Training placements.

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 […]

Placement Experience Blog

My name is Osaze and I’m a third year International Business Management student currently undertaking a placement year at the GSMA. I am half way through my year in industry having already completed six months and I can definitely say it has been a truly exhilarating experience so far! I’m sure many of you in […]

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