Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

  • 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...

  • End of a Lifetime

    Two weeks ago I finished my placement as an Honorary Assistant Psychologist with the Lifetime Service in Bath. After a tearful farewell to my colleagues with some amazing flowers for me as a thank you for all the work I...

  • Lessons from my first semester

    As Christmas draws ever closer, so does the end of semester one. It’s crazy that we’ve now done a big chunk of first year, but also crazy to think that I only moved into my accommodation 9 weeks ago today....

  • Life on a student budget: adapting from a gap year to supermarket own-brands

    I wasn’t sure what to expect regarding my financial situation at Uni. With my student loan not quite covering my accommodation costs (I mean, that’s a bit of an understatement; it’s £600 less than my termly fees so not a...