Work experience bursaries can be used to cover travel, accommodation and dependent care costs for a whole host of career-related opportunities. Find out how some of our previous recipients used their bursary to gain vital work experience, enhance their employability and expand their professional networks.

  • Muhammad Younas Mahmood Second year Civil Engineering student, who used his bursary to experience what it was like to work within the rail industry.
  • Chloe Irvine First year Biological Sciences student, who used her bursary to gain new skills in Sri Lanka.
  • Alice Gaudet 2nd year Law student, who gained research experience at a health and social care watchdog in Manchester.
  • Nick Fennell Final year Material Science and Engineering student who worked on sustainability projects in India, whilst sampling the local culture and food!
  • Laura Johnson Psychology student who used the bursary to gain clinical experience in Indonesia.
  • Matthew Foster Management student who used his bursary to experience working in a professional business environment in Leeds.
  • Izzy Doyle Fashion, buying and merchandising student who had the opportunity to work at 2 big fashion companies in London and build on her CV.
  • Robert Derevski Politics and International Relations student used his bursary to find what his field of interest was in his home country, Estonia.