Whatever you’re looking to get out of your BU placement, it’s guaranteed to be memorable. You’ll hopefully look back on it, in years to come, as a defining point along your chosen career path.

Read on to learn first-hand about the experiences of our students, as well as those of BU alumni who have mentored our students on placement. 

From applying your learning in an industry setting to developing new skills, meeting new colleagues and building up your professional network, you’ll soon have your own story to share. 

Watch our students' placement stories

Read Mollie's blog

Mollie Douglas

BSc (Hons) Product Design student, reflects on her placement with JCB:

I would definitely recommend a year in industry to everyone. Whether it’s a good or bad experience you are moving forward and making decisions that shall help you determine what you want to do.
Read Zayd's blog

Zayd Lakhi

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science shares what he's gained from his placement at Imperial College London

A big challenge I dealt with is being taken seriously as a student coming to them on placement. It was daunting initially, but I was thankfully able to integrate myself and feel like part of the team.