The student view

I think placements are a vital part of any course now and will really increase your chances of a job when you graduate.

Amy Willoughby, Accountancy & Finance
Work placement at Bonmarche head office in Wakefield

They really challenged me, helping me develop and be much more work orientated.

Emily Halstead, Accountancy and Finance
Work placement at Cummins Power Generation

The placements helped me to put all the academic work into a real-world scenario and see how it worked in day to day life.

Simon Haewood, Business Management
Work placement at the University of Huddersfield and 3 months at Hoyer UK

The best part of the placement for me was being able to network and work with so many different people from across the business and the wider industry!

Ben Middleton, Logistics
Work placement at DHL Supply Chain

The placement was very valuable to me, and has helped me through my final year of University.

Dan Briggs, Automotive Engineering
Work placement at Airbus

It was an extremely valuable and exciting opportunity where I learnt so much!

Amraze Khan, Marketing with Public Relations
Work placement at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Working in a ‘real world’ environment and reflecting on my own practice has strengthened my understanding of the theories we have been taught throughout the course.

Stacey Duke, Social Work
Work placement within various social care settings

Over the course of the year, I developed skills in areas such as live sound, studio work and electronics.

Greg Scott, Music Technology
Work placement at the University of Huddersfield

Find out all you need to know about placements with our student blogs