#DepartmentForHealth

  • 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...

  • How to earn some extra cash while on placement

    For those of you who are lucky enough to be paid for your placement, I am jealous! Working an unpaid 9-5 job can be tough on our finances, especially as students. Earning some extra cash is always something I have...

  • Data Collection in a school

    During my first month of placement, I attended a school to undertake data collection with a member of Exeter University for her dissertation. I feel it is really important to get involved where you can on your placement, especially if...

  • 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...