Student and Partner Stories
The latest stories from the Professional Liaison Network
Emma Farrugia - Economics (BSc)
Through taking part in the Mentoring Scheme, I received a wealth of valuable advice and developed skills above and beyond my original expectations.
James Aubrey - Economics (BSc)
The mentoring scheme is a great way to build a relationship with professionals within the sector that you wish to go into in the future.
Laurence Thompson - Economics (BSc)
It’s an opportunity to gain experience and advice that can be balanced well with your studies and other commitments.
Nureina Mohd Najib - Legal General Studies (LLM)
I acquired a wider understanding of the professional world, gained practical insight into different roles and sectors in the legal arena and acquired new employability skills.
Fiona Boag - Osborne Clarke LLP
I wish I'd had access to the mentoring scheme as a student and I hope this scheme goes from strength to strength, with plenty of students signing up!
Eliz Boga - Social Policy (BSc)
The internship is as-per the job description, but also far more than what I would have expected!
Daniel Poursaeedi - Centrepoint
Our intern has been a great asset to our work on the Databank and also the wider team more generally.
Lucy Gilbert - Quartet Community Foundation
The contributions of all three sets of students have been really valuable to Quartet’s work
Helen Tanner - Data Cubed
Overall, the placement scheme exceeded my expectations and was well worth it. I highly recommend any business to participate in this scheme.
Arnie King - CoProduce Care
I would absolutely recommend hosting a placement student. There are clear benefits of having hard-working, energetic people supporting any team.
Alice Lamb - BS3 Community
It’s great to have an extra pair of willing hands to support your work, and also a lovely way to introduce students to a sector they may not have considered before.
Tia McGrath - Management (BSc)
This unit provided not only theoretical knowledge of how to be a successful consultant, but also allowed me to build practical skills, and invaluable experience, which will aid my future career.