Benz and Jenny, two students from Malvern St James Girls’ school who just completed their GCSEs, did a work experience placement here, at uni. Here’s what they thought about it:
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There isn’t a wrong or right answer for that, but from my personal experience, I’d say: go! Here are the advantages.
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