Thank you for accepting a student from the School of Population and Global Health for a Professional Practice Unit (PPU). Our academic centres, institutes and units make vital contributions to teaching, research and engagement across a number of important population and global health disciplines.
It’s a good idea to start planning early for your student’s first day, as there are a few things you may need to organise.
Day one of placement
Ensure your student gets off to a good start by making them feel welcome, included, well-informed and equipped to do their placement tasks.
Whilst on placement students are directed to produce work to your specifications, including your preferred formatting, writing and reference style.
Conclusion of placement
Ensure your student concludes the student placement successfully by completing the relevant end of placement activities.
|Placement period||For placements beginning in Semester 1, 2021||For placements beginning in Semester 2, 2021|
|Professional Placement Agreement (PPU) signed & returned by:||Friday 7 February||Friday 10 July|
|Placement start date:||Monday 25 February (negotiable)||FMonday 3 August (negotiable)|
|Completion of placement||For placements finishing in Semester 1, 2021||For placements finishing in Semester 2, 2021|
|Placement end date:||No later than Friday 25 May||No later than Monday 26 October|
|Oral Presentation due:||In week of 17 May (day to be advised)||In week of 11 October (day to be advised)|
|Main Report due:||Wednesday 9 June||Wednesday 3 November|
|Workplace Supervisor Report due:||Friday 18 June||Friday 12 November|
Estimated time commitment for supervisors
|Workplace supervisor report||1|
|Total||Approx. 15 hours|
Different levels are required dependent on the student, project type and length.
|Sue Durham |
Professional Practice Coordinator