Student profiles

Read the stories of our undergraduate students, and learn about their experiences on their work placements.

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Danielle McHale (BSc Economics)

Danielle McHale BSc Economics

Danielle graduated with a BSc in Economics in 2021. She has gone on to work as an Electrical Project Manager for Formula E.

Steph Cotton (BA Economics)

Steph Cotton (BA Economics)

Steph Cotton BA Economics

Steph Cotton graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2013 with a BA in Economics. She is now working as a senior manager at a firm of chartered accountants.

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The Experience Sheffield Scholarship has enabled me to fully immerse myself in student life

Caitlin Donnellan BSc Economics

Caitlin is a current second year BSc Economics student and the recipient of the Experience Sheffield Scholarship.

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I have gained a huge number of business critical skills that I believe will stand me in good stead for future employment

Ed Brophy BSc Economics with Employment Experience

Ed is a final year BSc Economics with Employment Experience student. He recently completed his placement at Toyota GB.

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Being part of the Sheffield Economics Society introduced me to the world of finance

Parth Chougule BSc Economics

Parth, BSc Economics student, sits on the Sheffield Economics Society executive committee

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Through my dual course, I can pursue both of my passions simultaneously.

Laila Fadel BA Economics and Politics student

Laila, BA Economics and Politics student, can develop her interests in both fields and gain as much knowledge on both subjects as possible.

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I wanted to join the Twikker Fund as I was fascinated by the world of investing

Valent Hartono BSc Economics with Finance

Valent, BSc Economics with Finance student, is part of the University's unique student-run Twikker Fund.

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The university is more culturally diverse than I ever imagined

Moe Naing BSc Economics with Finance

Moe, BSC Economics with Finance student, chose his course to prepare for a career as a financial analyst.

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My module choices allowed me to gain a clear insight into how businesses operate

Matt Grzmil BSc Economics

Matt is a management consultant at KPMG UK, and transferred from BA to BSc Economics.

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My placement year at the Department for Work and Pensions

Efua Mbiah BSc Economics with Employment Experience

Efua Mbiah studied BSc Economics and completed her placement at the Department for Work and Pensions.

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