Business

Become a professional Training placement provider with us and recruit students with a good knowledge of professional communication and problem solving, with excellent writing skills. You can also take advantage of our CPD and short courses to upskill your workforce.

Become a Professional Training placement provider

At undergraduate level, we run a renowned Professional Training placement programme. Placements allow students to apply their intellectual skills to help your organisation achieve its goals, and simultaneously give students the chance to gain valuable experience of a real-world environment.

Our students have the following skills by the end of their second-year:

English literature and creative writing students

  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • IT skills (Word, PowerPoint)
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Professional communication skills
  • Research skills
  • Teamwork skills

Languages and translation students

  • Basic translation skills
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • IT skills (Word, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of business
  • Language skills (competence level C1 in the CEFR)
  • Presentation skills
  • Professional communication skills
  • Research skills
  • Teamwork skills

CPD and short courses

Our CPD and short courses are designed to promote your employees' career prospects and boost staff retention. We offer courses in teaching and languages.

Contact us

  • Phone: sel@surrey.ac.uk

Find us

Address
School of Literature and Languages
Library
University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XH