The Professional Training Placement Experience

Follow our current students through their Professional Training placements.

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 […]


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 […]


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