Placement Profiles

We are committed to developing strong links with employers in Birmingham and the West Midlands. If you take part in a work placement module, you’ll develop skills and abilities in a sector specific context, while ensuring that your academic aims and objectives are met as part of your wider learning journey.

See the profiles below to read more about where our students have been on their placements and the things they learnt whilst there.

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Holly Psaliou

BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing

Holly completed a work placement at the British American Group, writing articles for their festival and travel guides.

Read about Holly’s placement

Alex Round Index

Alex Round

BA (Hons) English

Alex completed a work placement at Sandwell Academy, working directly with the students who were studying there.

Read about Alex’s placement

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Sumaiyah Fouad

BA (Hons) English

Sumaiyah was lucky enough to be selected for the coveted internship position at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Read about Sumaiyah’s placement

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Christine Strathie 

BA (Hons) English  

Christine is interested in becoming an Editor and spoke to us about her work placement writing and editing articles for online platform, Uni News. 

Read about Christine’s placement

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Rebecca Westwood 

BA (Hons) English and Media 

Rachel completed a work placement with online platform, Uni News, writing articles for their student news and blog. 

Read about Rebecca’s placement