Placements

  • Reflections on my Placement Year

    I can’t believe it’s almost been a year since the start of my placement. The time has absolutely flown by and it's hard to see where it all went. As I’ve began looking towards my final year at university, I’ve...

  • A Year on Placement: Final Thoughts and Advice

    I have now reached the end of my placement year working at the Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE). It's such a shame to be leaving CRAE as I have really enjoyed my time here in London; I...

  • Placement Year in London: Flat-Hunting

    If you’ve successfully secured a placement in London, your next big challenge is to find somewhere to live – it’s likely that this won't be as easy as when you had to find your uni house in second-year (whether that...

  • Final blog

    My first placement was at the Children’s Health and Exercise research centre (CHERC) in Exeter. This was good however due to COVID-19; no children came into the centre, so therefore no assessments or interaction was done. Although, I did go...

  • Goodbye placement, hello final year

    Congratulations to those of you that have finished your placements! I decided to write this blog as a guide to what I would do differently if I was applying for placement again and to also give some ideas of things...

  • Hospital placement update

    A few months into my second placement in the Bristol Royal Children’s Hospital and it's going great! I am involved in multiple projects; my main ongoing task at the moment is all around the mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) measurement. When...

  • Hospital projects

    My previous blog explained in detail about my main ongoing project, measuring mid upper arm circumference (MUAC). In this blog I will talk about other projects I am involved in. These vary from speaking to various charities to see whether...

  • Looking for a Placement Abroad

    As you may know, placements are very common to do as a University of Bath student - with most undergraduate courses here offering a placement year. I am on a four-year Business course where I have two 6-month placements. My...

  • Making the most of your placement year

    I’m now 10 months into my placement year at the Office for National Statistics and the time has flown by. Given my experience, I thought it might be useful to talk about what I’ve learnt about pushing myself, networking and...