By Daniel, BSc(Hons) Forensic Science.
UWE Bristol student, Daniel, tells us what it’s like to work at the new walk-in Covid-19 testing facility on Frenchay Campus. He shares his experience of helping the local community during the pandemic and how the skills he’s gained have boosted his employability. Keep reading to hear Daniel’s story.
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By Rapha, BSc(Hons) Urban Planning.
UWE Bristol student, Rapha, tells us how trying new things at UWE Bristol has helped her confidence to grow. She shares her experience of trying new activities outside of her course and how her lecturers have been an important support network. Keep reading to hear Rapha’s story.
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by Alice, BA(Hons) Marketing
This year, I was lucky enough to get an internship through the UWE Bristol internship scheme*. After enjoying the first year of my marketing degree, I wanted to spend the holidays getting involved in something marketing-related. Here are my experiences of my internship and career development opportunities at UWE Bristol.
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By Kirsty, Mechanical Engineering student.
Our final year student, Kirsty, tells us about studying Mechanical Engineering at UWE Bristol. She also shares her experience of her engineering placement year and how she achieved a space in Santander’s Women in Engineering Scholarship Programme.
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By Bailie, Occupational Psychology student.
Last August, I made the move from Los Angeles to Bristol. I had no friends or connections out here, so I was worried I might become isolated. At the start of term, I started volunteering and I got so much out of it, including new friends. Here is my experience of volunteering with UWE Bristol.
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by Mamadou, BA(Hons) Politics and International Relations.
Politics and International Relations student Mamadou shares his experience of mentoring and internship, gained through the UWE Equity Programme. Hear how he got to work with the Mayor of Bristol, what he discovered about himself and the opportunities it has opened up for his future career.
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By Saran, BSc Physiotherapy alum.
Saran tells us how UWE Bristol helped her to achieve her dream of becoming a physiotherapist. She shares the challenges she’s faced while pursuing this dream, as well as her favourite part of the course – her Erasmus placement.
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By Saharla, BSc(Hons) Psychology with Sociology
Saharla tells us about her placement year at a local mental health charity. She shares her experience of what she did while on placement and how it’s helped her to not only become more employable, but more confident too. A sandwich year is usually taken in your third year of your degree to help you gain supervised work experience.
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By Jake, BA Drama student
The drama course at UWE Bristol is like no other in the UK – it’s a course that has no written exams. I liked the idea of being judged on my coursework and my effort in lectures, rather than just one exam. Here are my experiences of studying a drama degree at UWE Bristol.
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By Déborah Ribas, Creative and Professional Writing student
Our Creative and Professional Writing student, Déborah, tells us how she chose to study Creative Writing at UWE Bristol. She shares her experience of the course and her international work opportunity in The Gambia.
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