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Imagine an elderly man who has heartburn, aching arms and shortness of breath after coming back from a morning walk with his dog.
Think back to your student days. Having a picnic by the lake on a summer’s evening, studying furiously for exams, celebrating a friend’s birthday in the Students’ Union.
"I would definitely recommend doing a placement. It was the best experience of my life and I have gained so much for my CV and myself."
‘Climbing trips’. ‘Lasting friendships’. ‘Led Zeppelin.’
These are just a few memories from alumni about their time at Surrey.
"The academic staff from the School of Law are excellent. The teaching staff consists of high-level academics and professionals, meaning a number of my modules have been taught by barristers and solicitors."
"Doing a year on placement has given me so much perspective about the world of work, the different fields that exist and most importantly, my personal strengths and weaknesses."
"I would highly recommend completing a placement year. It helps you understand what work life is like and gives the confidence to apply for graduate schemes when you get to final year."
"I thoroughly enjoy the opportunity to take a novel, creative approach to tasks and I feel that studying Psychology at Surrey has fostered this trait. With every assignment, we are encouraged to critique literature and go beyond merely regurgitating content."
"My biggest achievement so far has been finishing my professional training year with Cefas"