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The Placements Team is part of the University’s Careers and Employability Team and we specialise in and support credit-bearing placement activities across the University’s Schools and Departments. This includes the Professional Placement Year (PPY), shorter summer placements and mandatory clinical/educational placements.
We offer in person and remote services, this includes 1-1 appointments and workshops.
Contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
What can we help you with?
In addition to PPY training programmes (central and school based), PPY central events and PPY Online Training on Blackboard, we offer 1:1 appointments which are all bookable on MyJobsOnline.
In addition to our PPY workshops and PPY Online Training on Blackboard, we offer 1:1 phone appointments which are all bookable on MyJobsOnline.
Our placement team support all students with the preparation for their course-based placements as well as extra-curricular internships and work experience. There are no right or ‘wrong’ questions to ask or subjects to explore during a placement appointment. A selection of common questions and subjects are below but don’t worry if you have something different you’d like to talk about!
There are no right or ‘wrong’ questions to ask or subjects to explore during a placement appointment. A selection of common questions and subjects are below but don’t worry if you have something different you’d like to talk about!
• What placement options are open to me?
• Where can I look for placement opportunities?
• What skills are employers looking for?
• What do I do to prepare for an interview?
• How do I get ready for assessment centres?
• Recognise & develop PPY employment skills
• Prepare CVs & application form
• Market your skills effectively
• Identify employers & vacancies of interest
• Understand the recruitment & selection process used by employers
Find out what students have to say about their placement experience.
Find your Placement Co-ordinator
|Agriculture, Policy & Development||
Emily Dewell: email@example.com
|Becky Jerome: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science||
Rakesh Pankhania: email@example.com
Roger Matthews: firstname.lastname@example.org
Environmental Science & Geography -
Nick Branch: email@example.com
|Arts and Communication Design
||Em Sowden: firstname.lastname@example.org
0118 378 8354
Film Theatre and TV -
Lucy Tyler: email@example.com
Fine Art - N/A
Typography and Graphic Design -
James Lloyd: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Biological Sciencesemail@example.com||Renee Lee: firstname.lastname@example.org|
||Adrian Tagg: email@example.com
|Chemistry & Pharmacology||Rakesh Pankhania : firstname.lastname@example.org||
James Cooper: email@example.com
Darius Widera: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gary Stephens: email@example.com
Vicky Kleanthous - firstname.lastname@example.org
|Computer Science||Emily Dewell and Rakesh Pankhania
|Pat Parslow: email@example.com|
|Economics and International Relations
||Purnima Darji : firstname.lastname@example.org
0118 378 8230
Tina Bhati : email@example.com
Simonetta Longhi: firstname.lastname@example.org
Politics and IR -
David Marshall: email@example.com
|Food and Nutritional Sciences||Rakesh Pankhania : firstname.lastname@example.org||
Emma Bennett: email@example.com
Emily Dewell : firstname.lastname@example.org
Christa Gray: email@example.com
Elizabeth Matthew: firstname.lastname@example.org
Philosophy -Dr Michela Bariselli: email@example.com
|Institute of Education||Liz Henley
0118 378 2621
|Literature and Languages||Rakesh Pankhania : firstname.lastname@example.org||
English Language -
Erhan Aslan: email@example.com
English Literature -
Maddy Davies: firstname.lastname@example.org
Modern Languages -
Sarah Lodge: email@example.com
|Mathematics and Statistics||Emily Dewell and Rakesh Pankhania
Peter Chamberlain: firstname.lastname@example.org
Claire Newbold: email@example.com
0118 378 4702
|Vicky Kleanthous: firstname.lastname@example.org|
Work-based Learning Teaching Fellow
0118 378 8541
|Peter Innes: email@example.com|
0118 378 8267
|Amanda Branson: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Speech and Language Therapy||
0118 378 4696
|Allie Biddle: email@example.com|