Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

  • Living during my placement year

    Getting a placement Firstly, I just want to mention, don’t panic in second year when all your friends are starting to secure their placements. I didn’t get mine until the end of February, which I thought was late. But I...

  • VIP Student Wellbeing - 2

    VIP Student Wellbeing (2) Hello, and welcome back to the second blog. I will be documenting what we are doing as part of the student wellbeing Vertically Integrated Project (VIP). If you are new here, my name is Elly, and...

  • Behind the Scenes: Who are the students you see?

    Have you ever wondered whether the media you consume is real? I remember when I was applying to universities, I was most concerned about the authenticity of student experience as advertised by the institution on social media. So, when the...

  • A placement student's guide to workplace organisation

    You know that moment when you open your eyes, and blearily reach to turn your alarm off, only to realise that you never set it in the first place and you now have 10 minutes to get ready? Yeah, that’s...

  • VIP - Student Wellbeing

    VIP Student Wellbeing Hello, I am Elly, an MSc Forensic Psychology student studying at the University of Bath, originally from Cornwall. I want to tell you about a Vertically Integrated Project (VIP) I have recently got involved with. What is...

  • A day in my life as a placement student working remotely from Singapore

    Hi guys! I’m Deanna and I am a third-year International Development with Economics student currently on placement. During my placement year, I will be writing about some of my top tips for finding and starting a placement as well as...

  • One Young World Bath Final Thoughts & Impact Report 2020/21

    Hi Everyone, I think we can all agree this year has not been what we all expected. When I and Clem were told we would be delegates it was in the prime of the initial lockdown with no idea when...

  • One Young World 2021 - Home from Munich

    A few weeks ago, I had the immense honor and privilege to represent the University of Bath at the 2021 annual global One Young World Summit held in the Bavarian city of Munich. Very few words can capture how inspiring...

  • The Placement Perspective

    Having now completed my placement, I thought I’d share a few thoughts about the experience of having a placement year, and why I’d 100% recommend it to anyone considering applying for placements.  Subject-specific merit  The first, and probably most obvious...

  • All your psychology placement assignments + top tips

    One of the most crucial things to remember whilst on placement is that you are still a University of Bath student. It is easy to get caught up in the novelty of your placement and disconnect yourself from your student-ship,...