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Choosing a Course with a Year Abroad

Choosing a Course with a Year Abroad

7th May 2020

Katie is from Widnes and studied German and History at the University of Sheffield. She spent the third year of her degree working as an English Language Assistant in a school in Arnsberg, Germany.  Katie now works for HeppSY as a Higher Education Engagement Assistant. Choosing my course When choosing a degree course to study, […]

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How to Make the Most of University Open Days

How to Make the Most of University Open Days

23rd April 2020

Jacob is from Sheffield and studied Journalism at the University of Lincoln before returning home to the Steel City. He used his degree to teach English abroad and has travelled to the likes of Vietnam and Hungary, teaching both young people and adults. Now a Higher Education Engagement Assistant at HeppSY, he continues to work […]

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Why Studying Locally Gave Me the Skills to Move Away Later

Why Studying Locally Gave Me the Skills to Move Away Later

8th April 2020

Amelia is from Anglesey, North Wales and studied undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Fine Art at Aberystwyth University, Mid Wales. During her time in Aberystwyth, Amelia got involved with a range of different activities such as teaching an art class for over 60s, working on a summer residential programme for students across Wales and volunteering […]

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Taking a Placement Year

Taking a Placement Year

31st March 2020

Sam grew up in the Peak District, then moved to Sheffield for university. He studied Journalism at Sheffield Hallam University before joining BBC Radio Sheffield as a freelance reporter. After a year on the Breakfast Show, he joined Hepp as a Higher Education Engagement Assistant in 2020. Note: Sam studied a ‘sandwich course’, which included […]

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Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone in Higher Education

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone in Higher Education

24th March 2020

Fiona is originally from Derbyshire, but moved to Sheffield to study Primary Education at Sheffield Hallam University. She specialised in international studies, completing a month-long placement in a township school in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. She now works for Hepp as a Higher Education Engagement Assistant. Feeling unsure about university It’s easy to assume that […]

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Categories: Graduate Interns. Topics: Benefits of HE and Student Life.

Relive the best moments of our HeppFest higher education festival from February 2022 here!