Applying for Placement years- is it worth it?

For those who do sandwich courses, starting your second year isn’t just about meeting deadlines or endless revision; a more daunting task is at hand – Do you apply for a one-year placement? The advantages of doing a placement are pretty obvious, it seems that previous students seem to have much stronger portfolios, and often come out with a higher degree. For those of you who have to work on a portfolio, work experience is absolutely vital, and by doing a year placement portfolio pieces will be much easier to get your hands on, without having to worry about this in your…

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