Starting careers with experience

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Placer – an innovative platform set to diversify and increase the number of university students gaining work experience.

Using the latest matchmaking technology, through employer dashboards and student screens, Placer connects employers offering quality opportunities with students. The mobile app allows students to swipe left or swipe right in search of their perfect work experience match.

Placer is the first work experience app and platform to partner with universities, connecting students with employers via a co-branded app for universities to promote as their own. It is brought to market by the National Centre for Universities and Business, Unite Students and Jisc.


The National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB) is an independent and not-for-profit membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports university-business collaboration across the UK.


Jisc are the UK higher, further education and skills sectors’ not-for-profit organisation for digital services and solutions.


Unite Students is the leading provider of student accommodation in the UK, providing homes for 50000 students, across 24 cities.

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