The Professional Training Placement Experience

Follow our current students through their Professional Training placements.

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

I’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! 🙂 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 […]

FreedomFit April Update!

I’m Sofia and I’m the founder of FreedomFit, the nutrition and fitness company without the restriction and without the obsession. I’m one of the students completing the Enterprise Pathway placement year with Surrey Student Enterprise, working on starting my own company whilst receiving support and funding. FreedomFit works to bring together personal trainers and registered […]

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