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One Year On

Michael Owen, BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Michael talks to Work Based Learning about his placement experience and how the personal and professional skills developed prepared him for life beyond the placement and module.

 

Further Experiences

Vaughan Hodson

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The most rewarding experience at University so far.
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Ocean Rattigan

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LLB (Hons) Law student placement at Grey and Co. Solicitors.

It has been the most rewarding and eye-opening experience of my academic journey so far and has also furthered my personal development.
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Matthew Rawlinson

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Sciences student placement at SR Football Development.

It has given me a great opportunity to continue coaching with the company after placement has finished.
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Maria Antonakou

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BSc (Hons) Psychology student placement at Erlas Victorian Walled Garden.

I think WBL has given me the chance to meet new people, challenge myself...helped me grow as a person and develop new skills.
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Larissa Jefferies

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BSc (Hons) Geography student placement at Ramboll.

A rewarding insight into the day-to-day life in the workplace of an environmental consultant.
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Janine Spackman

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BSc (Hons) Psychology student placement at Ferries Family Groups Ltd.

[Students on the module] shouldn’t worry too much because people are always willing to help if they need it and they are capable of more than they think.
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Janina Vomund

BSc (Hons) Bioveterinary Science student placement at Lower Moss Wood Wildlife Hospital.

Overall, a hands-on and informative experience.
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Isaac Roberts

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BSc (Hons) Cybersecurity student placement at Ten Ten Systems.

Learning from a business like this is so different to learning in class and it will definitely benefit me a huge amount...
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Imogen Fairhurst

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BSc (Hons) Psychology student placement at Grove House Care Home.

It makes me feel proud of myself knowing I’ve made the residents' day.
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Georgia Cox

BSc (Hons) Sociology with Counselling Skills student placement at Woodwork to Wellness.

...it was very rewarding seeing people’s mental health improve and knowing I had a part to play...
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Ffion Magness

LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology student placement at Hillyer McKeown Solicitors.

[My] expectations were definitely not met, but exceeded by Hillyer McKeown. I had genuine and important work to do within a friendly and contemporary office space.
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Elaine Mojares

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance student placement at MoneySuperMarket.com.

...it’s been the most enjoyable and biggest opportunity for me.
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Charlotte Baker

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BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition student placement at NoW Food.

This placement has been very ‘cool’ and ‘sciencey’ and completely transformative.
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Bethan Williams

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology student placement at The Port Grocery CIC.

The best thing I’ve ever done. Absolutely life-changing.
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Alzbeta Nelson

BSc (Hons) Geography and Natural Hazard Management student placement at Bibby Hydromap.

WBL is THE best opportunity within the University. It allows you to experience the real world.
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Akinrinola Fawusi

BA (Hons) Chinese with English Language student placement at The National Waterways Museum.

This placement has helped me discover what I want from a future career.
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