Undergraduate placement profiles

For many students undertaking a 12-month placement as part of their degree is the stepping stone to a great career. Find out what our students and graduates think of their time spent on placement.



Sofia Guimaraes

BBA Management, 2016

Sofia worked as a Brand and Shopper Marketing Executive with GSK for her placement year.

Laura Greco

BBA Management (Study Abroad), 2016

Laura spent her placement year in São Paulo, Brazil working with Accenture.

Bruce Cheng

BBA Management, 2016

Bruce worked with The Hong Kong Cricket Club for his placement year.

Helen Thompson

BSc Management and Information Technology, 2016

Helen worked with GBUK Healthcare for her placement year.

Samantha Millican

BSc Business Studies (industry), 2016

Samantha worked with Hewlett-Packard CDS in Reading for her placement year.

Xuanchen Ge

BA Management and Entrepreneurship (Industry), 2016

Xuanchen worked with the Xinhua News Agency in London for his placement year.

Lee Cardy

BBA Management, 2016

Lee worked as a Purchasing Assistant with Cristal Pigment UK Limited for his placement year.

Lydia Kerr

BSc Management and Organisation (Industry), 2016

Lydia completed her placement year with Atlantic Geomatics based in Penrith.

Valentina Koleva

BBA Management, 2016

Valentina worked in Munich, Germany with Texas Instruments GmbH for her placement year.

Amy Jones

BSc Marketing Management, 2016

Amy completed her placement with DePuy Synthes, Companies of Johnson and Johnson, in Leeds.

Andrew Crickmore

BA Business Economics/Placement, 2016

Andrew worked as a Commercial Vehicles Finance Analyst for his placement year.

Tolu Adeshina

BSc Management and Organisation (Industry), 2016

Tolu worked in Human Resources with EDF Energy for her placement year.