Humanities & Social Sciences placements

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences' students share their placement and year abroad experiences.

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  • Being Aware about Raising Awareness

    Hello! It has been awhile since my last post. Exciting things were happening all at once that I hadn't had time to properly sit down and talk about it, until now! The first term has finally ended and I couldn't...

  • Being Welcomed into Twerton

    This year I am spending time living and working alongside the Church of England in Twerton, Bath. I am gaining experience in social work, Christian ministry and theological studies. At 2.5 months in, there is a lot to learn... What...

  • Settling into the role (and Bristol)

    It's November! As of today, it has been exactly two months since I've started my placement. It is expected by now that I've got some idea of what my role within the team is. Safe to say, I think I've...

  • Rotterdam or Anywhere ...

    Getting Here: Liv: Anytime that somebody asked me if I was excited to go on placement my face most likely said I'm not sure even though I was so excited!!! Obviously I was apprehensive and nervous!! Moving to a new city, ...

  • Roller-coaster Start

    Hello everyone! Just thought I'd kick things off with an introduction about myself and what my placement is all about. I'm Liza, a psychology undergraduate and I'm from Malaysia. I came to the UK to further my studies in 2014...

  • Why is a psychologist working with trains?

    Writing a blog has never been something which particularly appealed to me as I didn’t quite see the point. However, now, over two months into my Industrial Placement the point has become a little more clear to me – it...

  • Weekversary in Argentina!

    Two days ago marked the weekversary of my move to Argentina! I have been met with new people, foods, behaviours, climates and much more! All these new experiences I will talk in greater detail in future posts however here I...

  • Light Up Shoes and Goodbyes

    Two days ago, it was finally time: laden down a heavy sense of sadness and three bags filled with DVDs, I left the NBCU building for my final time as an intern. However, I’m not entirely sure that it will...