Read the stories of our undergraduate students, and learn about their experiences on their work placements.
Laila Fadel (BA Economics and Politics Student)
Laila can develop her interests in both fields and gain as much knowledge on both subjects as possible.
Pursuing both of my passions on a dual course
Valent Hartono (BSc Economics with Finance student)
Valent is part of the University's unique student-run Twikker Fund.
Exploring the world of investing through the Twikker Fund
Moe Naing (BSc Economics with Finance student)
Moe chose his course to prepare for a career as a financial analyst.
The university is more culturally diverse than I ever imagined
Sanjana Dange (BA Business Management and Economics)
Sanjana moved to the UK as an international student, gaining new responsibilities and building mental strength.
Balancing my favourite subjects
Navya Krishak (BSc Economics with Finance)
Navya has been studying from her home in Bhopal, India during the pandemic, but she’s still working hard to become a top Investment Banker.
Working to improve financial literacy in young adults
Cunsong Li (BSc Economics with Mathematics)
Cunsong Li has found that his strong foundation in both Economics and Mathematics will be advantageous in his future career.
Preparing for my future career
Arinola Lawal (BA Economics with Employment Experience)
Arinola did a placement year working as a Junior Commercial Manager at IBM in Manchester.
Placement year at IBM
Joseph Hubbard (BSc Economics with Employment Experience)
Joseph did a placement year at the Department for Work and Pensions to make himself stand out from the crowd.
Stand out from the crowd
Dias Baskoro (BSc Economics with Finance)
Dias came to Sheffield from Indonesia and found the University offered an excellent academic experience.
Encouraging learning environment
Megan Gunter (BSc Economics and Mathematics with Employment Experience)
Megan did a placement year at the Department of Health and Social Care in Leeds.
Successful placement year
Luke Boaler (BA Business Management and Economics)
Luke chose a dual honours degree to combine two subjects that he loved in one course.
Best of both worlds
Tom Fletcher (BA (Hons) Economics and Politics with Employment Experience)
Thanks to his dual degree in Economics and Politics BA degree, Tom knew his skills were perfectly suited to a future career in the Civil Service.
What employers are looking for