Two students secure finance placement with the NHS

Tuesday 18th June 2019

Funke, pictured in the middle

Congratulations are in order for two of our students who successfully secured a 1 year finance placement with the NHS.

Funke Alagbala and Claudia Rabess received the exciting news this month, securing the placement after going through a rigorous application process. You may recognise Funke as our current Student President and Claudia who recently won the award for SEWS Outstanding Engagement.

Not only did Funke and Claudia have to compete with many students from other universities to secure an interview, but they then had to go through two stages of interviews. The first was in front of a panel and the second an informal interview to place them within their local NHS primary care centre.

Claudia, pictured on the left

Well done Claudia and Funke! We couldn’t agree more with Usha, our Head of Accounting & Financial Management, who shared her congratulations: ‘Claudia and Funke both highlight that, despite the glass ceiling and challenges facing many of our students today, there is hope for everyone’. What an inspiration both our students are.

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