Edinburgh Napier University

Student Stories

School of Arts & Creative Industries students share their experiences on work placements, and share tips to help you succeed.

"An invaluable placement that has broadened my horizons."

Caitlin Wallace, BA (Hons) English and Film
HMP Edinburgh

"It’s inspiring to be mentored by some of the best in the industry."

Iona Jost, BDes (Hons) Interior and Spatial Design
Falcon's Treehouse in Orlando, Florida

"This was one of my best experiences at university."

Mikey Sneddon, BA (Hons) Television
RSPB Scotland

"I learned to not limit myself.”

Miriam Hussain, BA (Hons) English
Rebel Intern, Scottish Book Trust

"We learned to respect and listen to each other's views."

Corin Anderson 
Music Lead, Future Features campaign, National Museum of Scotland

"My course prepared me really well for this experience."

Lewis Robertson, BA (Hons) Journalism
Runner, STV

"This placement forced me out of my comfort zone into a much more professional, real-world situation.”

Dan Bingham, BA (Hons) Film
HMP Edinburgh

"I have become more confident and assured that I have something to offer in the professional world."

Heather Maycock, MA Digital & Public Humanities
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh