The Professional Training Placement Experience

Follow our current students through their Professional Training placements.

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 […]

My placement year as a consultant working in Porto, Portugal

I am an English Literature student at Surrey, currently doing a placement year before I go into my fourth and final year of studying. As of right now, I am a trainee consultant at SPI (SPI – Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação) in Porto, Portugal. I was fortunate enough to find my placement through a family […]

FreedomFit February Update 2022

Hello, I’m Sofia, one of the PTY Enterprise Pathway students, and the founder of the nutrition and fitness company, FreedomFit. I am aiming to build a community where I bring together registered nutritionists and personal trainers, with the goal of helping young adults build a healthy relationship with both food and exercise and become better educated […]

Pastry Puffs January Blog

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. January was a frustrating month; I came back to Guildford well rested, and my motivation restored from taking a […]

Start of the New Year… Reflection and Implementation – Kabloomz

This months Challenge   This month has been both memorable and unpredictable, as putting forward your creation to the world can be a challenging step to take for any entrepreneur. Especially when you have been putting in months of research as well as making constant iterations to the product, there is a considerable level of emotional investment […]

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