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School of Social and Political Science: Graduate school


Student Testimonials

Many of our former students have used their placement as a springboard for employment within the sector or further academic study in the field.

Our graduates have undertaken placement-based dissertations across the world, from Johannesburg to Nepal, and even right here in Scotland, within a wide range of sectors.

Find out about their experiences and how placements improved their academic work, their job prospects and also contributed to their personal development.

Alison Hodges (Freedom from Torture)



Andy Houlihan (Link Community Development Scotland)


Mary McLaren (Scottish Fair Trade Forum)


Thomas Solinski (Rural Reconstruction Nepal)