The Professional Training Placement Experience

Follow our current students through their Professional Training placements.

March With Pastry Puffs

Hi, I’m Lewis a student on the student enterprise PTY scheme currently running an events catering company called Pastry Puffs, we serve a fried pastry dessert and can be found outside the student’s union most Thursdays.  A month of good sales  March has been good for Pastry Puffs, towards the beginning of the month sales […]

My first six months of my marketing placement

I’m Alessia, a Tourism Management student now working in Marketing. At the beginning of my placement, I made a vlog about a day in my life when I am working from home. Now that I am more than halfway through my internship, I am back to tell you the major projects I have worked on […]

Eight months at LSEG: My experience as a settled down placement student

I’m Cristina, a third-year English Literature student. A few months ago, I wrote a blog about my first four months at LSEG as a Marketing Associate (you can read my blog here). Now I’ll discuss how my placement is progressing and give further advice to students considering or preparing for a placement year.  In with the new I’m […]

Here’s why you should consider doing a placement

Aiming to offer a better student experience and to further support our studies, the University of Surrey offers a broad range of placement opportunities, available on Surrey Pathfinder throughout the second year of your degree programme. In my opinion, the professional training year adds great value to any degree programme, and it is a definite […]

JAMINA JOY February Update.

(You can check out my January 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 […]

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