Advice from the Midlands SEOTY (Student Employee Of The Year)

By Lucius, BSc Psychology Graduate 2017

untitled.pngBeing awarded as the regional winner (Midlands) of SEOTY means a lot to me. It recognized my contribution of helping the international students in UoB, and demonstrating leadership as a member of Student Engagement Team (SET). It illustrated that working part-time on campus can still make things different, and such an effort will be valued in the serious business world. My success on this award cannot happen without the full support from Careers Network, Worklink and especially SET along the way. Also, I want to thank Ellen, the international careers consultant, for supporting my nomination.

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My Placement With BCFC

Picture2By Zac, Sports Science Student

I began my placement with Birmingham City Football Club on 7th March 2016. I received this opportunity from my School Careers and Employability Officer, Dr Mike White, and proceeded with the application independently. I was successful in the interview and gained a placement position that ran for a year (March 16 to March 17).

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Second Year Survival Series – Part Three, Sport

A profile on Rob Owens, BSc Psychology.

Sport is a great way to learn and develop skills that you might struggle with normally, such as leadership, team work, time management – and it’s also great for you!


Rob Owens is a Bsc Psychology student in his third year of study at the University of Birmingham.

He plays American Football for the Birmingham lions as a Wide Receiver. He is interested in pursuing a career in Marketing.

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