#PlacementLife

  • Week 7 and it's all starting to make sense!

    Hello all! In my first blog post, I talked about settling in to life on placement and although I did settle in really quickly, I wouldn’t say that has been compleeetely straightforward. For the first few weeks I felt a...

  • What the Year Abroad Means for Lower Income Students

    Hi all, I’m Sauri and I study Politics and Spanish with a year abroad! In this first blog post, I would like to address the preconceptions, stereotypes and expectations associated with the year abroad. I think the principal stereotype associated...

  • The Big Move

    Hello! I'm Helen, a psychology student on placement working as a study coordinator at the Child Attachment, Relationships and Emotion (CARE) Lab based at Pomona College. In these blogs I hope to provide some insight on living in California, the...

  • Finding Placements Unconventionally

    Welcome to my placement blog where I will provide monthly updates, sharing my own experience of securing a placement and the work itself. I’m a Politics and International Relations student with my two placements being at Camp Takodah through Camp America...

  • My first month at Microsoft!

    Hi everyone! I’m really excited to have a record of my  placement year at Microsoft by writing these blogs, and I hope it makes for good reading too. I secured my placement at Microsoft in February 2018 after an initial...

  • Why It's Okay to Feel Homesick on Your Year Abroad

    The Year Abroad is an amazing opportunity that we students at Bath are very lucky to have. We get to live, work and study in new and exciting places, meet people from all over the world and immerse ourselves completely...

  • How to survive your first day of placement

    I'm Laura, and I am finishing my third week at my placement in an NHS psychiatric hospital. I was a first year blogger back in 2016, and will now be blogging about my experience on an unpaid placement this year, hopefully...

  • Holibobbing and festivities: the first 2018 update

    Can't believe we're almost at the end of February! The days on my mobile bus pass are ticking down and I realised I have less than 4 months left before I switch my status to: Final Year Undergrad. That's a...