Why go on Placement?

  • Valuable industry experience helps you to differentiate yourself from other graduates.

  • Better career prospects on graduation.

  • Potentially gain a better degree result in your final year, by increasing your subject knowledge whilst on placement.

  • Gain new knowledge and the opportunity to develop transferable skills.

  • Improve your finances and use money from your placement salary to help financially support you in final year.

  • Put the theory from your degree into practice.

  • Increase your understanding of the subject by using it in a real work environment.

  • “In my experience sandwich students return as much more mature individuals and much better able to achieve their full potential.”

- Dr.J.D.Miller, C.Chem., F.R.S.C.

  • Achieve an enhanced degree - important where professional registration is a career target, eg Chartered Engineer Status.