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QS305: Numbers in the Workplace (Placement)

On 22 November 2016 students and staff from Warwick Q-Step Centre came together for the first Placement Poster Presentation event which was held in the newly-opened Oculus building on central campus.


This annual event is a showcase of the experiences of final year Q-Step students who have completed the integral paid placement as part of their Warwick Q-Step degree programme. The Poster Presentation, as well as forming a part of the module assessment, gives students the opportunity to present the quantitative data research skills that they have developed over the course of their placement in a supportive and collegiate environment, with the opportunity to gain valuable feedback from academic members of staff.

During the event, students presented their posters to their peers and Warwick Q-Step members of staff. The standard of the posters produced was extremly high and the skills demonstrated by the students during the presention of their posters were commendable. The posters showcased a range of quantitative data research, data analysis, and report writing skills, highlighting the value of undertaking an integrated placement as part of the Warwick Q-Step degree programmes.

Winner of the Placement Poster Competition 2016

We are pleased to announce that the prize was awarded to Nicole Amaning (BA Sociology and Quantitative Methods) and you can view her winning poster here. We would also like to congratulate all our final year students on their hard work and we are delighted at the exceptionally high standard of posters that they have produced.


About the Warwick Q-Step Degree Placements

The integrated placement period gives students the experience of working with quantitative data and methods in a professional organszation, as well as enabling students to develop real world employability skills such as teamwork, professional communication skills, application of numeracy in the workplace, and general quantitative awareness and its application in practical contexts. The placement is also valuable in that it gives students practical experience and insights that they can draw on for their final dissertation. Find out more about the integral paid placements as part of the Warwick Q-Step degrees.

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