Professional Training placements

Unique access to the world of work

Our Professional Training placements give you the opportunity to develop your professional, academic and personal potential, equipping you to be adaptable, resilient, globally minded, confident, entrepreneurial and digitally savvy in the workplace. These qualities are widely recognised by employers and a significant proportion of placement students at Surrey are offered graduate-level jobs or go onto postgraduate study.

Recognised as the Best University Placement Service

Our graduates recognised as amongst the most employable in the UK

In 2020 the Graduate Outcomes survey found that 96 per cent of Surrey undergraduates are in work or further education.

UK domiciled graduates of full-time, undergraduate qualifications, in full-time employment, from higher education institutions

Giving you the competitive edge

Our placements will help you gain confidence, maturity and knowledge, find a focus for your final year of study and test out a career path.

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