The Professional Training Placement Experience

Follow our current students through their Professional Training placements.

The first 6 months of my Erasmus placement

Hey, my name is Eleni and I am a third year biomedical science student. As I’m writing this I’m surrounded by doctors and nurses hectically tending to patients and their needs. If you haven’t figured it out yet, I’m doing a placement in a hospital. Where you ask? In beautiful, sunny Greece. Returning to my […]


My PTY Journey: Hong Kong

    Hey guys! Welcome to “My PTY Journey: Hong Kong” series where I will be writing a monthly blog talking about my experience, the things I’ve learnt and the challenges I’ve faced. Hopefully through my experience you will get an idea of what awaits you if you are planning on going abroad, or doing […]


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 […]


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