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A dedicated team of Resident Experience Coordinators has created a regular programme of online events for students in halls of residence – from games nights to vision board workshops, and group study sessions to 'speed friending' events.
*These provisions may change.
Participate in the Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR) to develop key skills and experience.
An Enterprise Hub will provide a space for students looking to freelance or set up their own business. Funding advice available.
Become a student ambassador – get paid for your time and develop key skills and experience for the future.
There are regular opportunities to be involved in research activities, for example experiments in the Psychology department.
Attend one of the many free public events taking place around campus – from music recitals to degree shows and exhibitions.
Some volunteering and placement opportunities have moved online during the pandemic, depending on the nature of the work. The Careers Service remain available to provide advice where this is concerned.
*These provisions may change.
Work placement modules are available on many degrees. Recent placements have included the V&A, the BFI, and with local MPs.
Some postgraduate programmes include placements as part of the curriculum.
A variety of paid internships are available, including research internships and part-funded enterprise internships.
Some degrees include the option of spending a year abroad or spent in computing or design industries, for example.
The Careers Service gives support to find and apply for placements and internships, as well as advice on making the most of them.