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Harvey McIntosh Visit 2019

Harvey McIntosh (OC2015) recently graduated from the University of Bath with a degree in Psychology. He visited school today and shared with students his fascinating journey.
31 Oct 2019
Club News
Harvey catches up with Mr Harris
Harvey catches up with Mr Harris
Harvey McIntosh only left Colyton a few years ago in 2015, back in the era of Mr Evans. He studied Biology, Chemistry, History and Psychology at A level and has remained in contact with the Psychology Department here at school. Mrs Williams (Psch) invited Harvey into school to share his journey, university, and how he has secured a fascinating role with the Ministry of Defence, in the naval submarine division.

Harvey took a look around the school, and was impressed with the fresh look reception area. He was also pleased to see the new Dr Bastin Wellbeing Centre, saying this was 'A great initiative, to show students that they need to make time for their wellbeing'. Harvey caught up with Dr Rouke in the Jowett building, he also saw Mr Harris in History and Mr House. He was impressed with how modern the school was looking, with the new IT equipment in place and the re-arrangement of certain classrooms.

Harvey spoke to A level Psychology students about his path into psychology, he recommended to really understand who you are, as a first stage of psychology- do you enjoy clinical, behavioural, forensic psychology, he also spoke about the transferable skills that you acquire at University. He highlighted checking Uni Department specialisms before applying as not all do forensic, clinical etc. Harvey was initially interested in forensic psychology but after his dissertation on Grenfell tower and a placement at the Rail safety and standard board he realised that behavioural psychology was of more interest to him.

He has now secured a fantastic new role at Babcock focusing on the Nuclear Submarines, he now spends 3 days every few weeks out on a submarine. Focussing on the behavioural psychology of being on board a submarine. 

It was great to have Harvey visit and talk about such a specialised and competitive profession. We wish him all the best and look forward to hearing how his work progresses.






 

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