Q-Step experiences

Q-step students and the employers / organisations that host them on placements have positive stories to tell about their experiences of the programme.

You can read student and placement host profiles by clicking on the links below:

Student Profiles

Fiona Powell, University of Leeds

Holly Bathgate, University of Edinburgh

Juliet Adu-Gyamfi, City University

Laura Chieri, City University

Marija Smigelskyte, City University 

Simon Massey, Manchester Metropolitan University

Victoria, City University

University of Sheffield Q-Step experiences

Placement host profiles

Usman Umar, Leeds City Council

Alun Davies, Welsh Blood Service

Ruth Townsley, Happy City Initiative

Trafford Domestic Abuse Services

Hannah Pollak, JBP Associates

Cherylynn Silvia, Cardiff University

The Men's Room, Manchester

Ian Roderick, The Schumacher Institute

Gordon Cameron, Coram Family and Childcare

Judith Archer, Agored Cymru

Michael Turner, BMG Research

Nadav Atik, The Prince's Trust

War on Want

Video links

You can also watch these videos to hear directly from students talking about their Q-Step experiences


Why I chose Q-Step

My placement experience


Why I chose Q-Step

My placement experience


Why I chose Q-Step

My placement experience


Why I chose Q-Step

My placement experience