Computer Science

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Sajan Gurung

“This placement was my first ever full-time paid working job and it was a big lifestyle change for me to work 9-5, five days a week. At the beginning I found it hard to adjust to working as a full time employee. However, after a few months, I did adapt...

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Rohet Singh

“The most enjoyable part of my job was to go out on site visits with my manager as I got to learn a lot from an experienced manager that has worked for the NHS for the past 12 years. Something else I really enjoyed, which you might find weird, was...

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Kurtis Davidson

"In my previous roles in retail, work became very repetitive and boring. Working at GSK was the complete opposite; I was motivated to go into work each day, learn new things and expose myself to many different areas of the business. This made me feel like the work I was...

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Intiaz Khan

"I drove many projects to success by analysing new opportunities and finding solutions to threats. As my knowledge started to increase, I managed further projects that included risk mitigation challenges and cost reduction. I also discovered a disruption between the Operational Excellence team with their communication strategy and introduced a...

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George Markou

"The highlight of my placement would be the fact that for the biggest project I was involved in, I got the opportunity to present to the CIO of the company and his entire board of directors. I received great feedback from the CIO and was praised by our director for...

Christopher Butler

"I really loved having the freedom to work on my own, but still with support and guidance from senior staff if I needed it. Being part of a team on occasions was also fantastic and really allowed for a fun and productive working environment. Gaining experience in network computing on...

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Anthony Benford

"Working at Otsuka gave me an amazing insight into not just the IT side of the business but also how the whole organisation worked to fulfil its goals and how each of the departments interlinked and relied on each other for information, which is why IT is so important and...

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Daniel Lemon

"My project was to design and program a Graphical User Interface (GUI) that is an XML-editor, which generates Programming Logic Controller (PLC) source code over an NFS-network, written in Java. So not only do I improve my knowledge of Java, I also learn about PLCs, XML/XPath and NFS."...

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Kieran Keene

"GE is a great company to take a placement with, they have many different sectors of the business & offices in loads of different locations, meaning you can experience different GE businesses & see how each are run. You also get the opportunity to travel to different offices, meaning you...