Sam Olden

Country: United Kingdom
Sector: Healthcare
Job title: Consultant Physiotherapist
Subject of study: Exercise and Sport Sciences
Year of graduation: 2013
Type/Level of study: Undergraduate

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What have you been doing since leaving Exeter, and what are you doing now?

I have been working as Physiotherapist in both private and NHS positions, working in both inpatients and community care.

Why did you choose this career? And what do you enjoy most about your work?

I was and still am fascinated by the body, medicine and the ability for us to impact each other through exercise and rehabilitation.

Please tell us if you were a member of any societies, groups or sports clubs?

I was a member of EURFC playing weekly and on the committee, I also volunteered for action after stroke.

What did you enjoy most about your programme and what was the biggest highlight?

I enjoyed the subject, but also the experience of Exeter as a University city.

What did you enjoy most about studying here?

The ability to play sport alongside my studies and the world class facilities.

Why did you choose to study at Exeter?

The location, the sport and the reputation.

What skills and experiences have been most useful for your career?

Networking, ability to manage my own study and analytical skills.


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