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Work experience

It is government policy that school pupils should have a period of work experience between the summer term of year 10 and the end of year 11 as part of their educational programme, and the local authority also encourages participation by pupils over statutory school-leaving age who are still in further education at school or college. Work experience on employers' premises helps to prepare pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experience of adult life.

The University, as a matter of policy, accepts young people on work experience where Schools/departments can accommodate them but it is essential that proper arrangements are made, particularly with regard to supervision, safety and insurance.

Please use the links below to view the notes for guidance: