A HALESOWEN college student has a unique work experience placement - at a mortuary.

Ellie Mould, a second year health and social care student, is finding her placement at Russells Hall Hospital rewarding and very interesting.

The 19-year-old said: “I feel so grateful for this opportunity, experiencing new things and being challenged each week is what makes it enjoyable.”

Chantelle White, Lecturer in Health and Social Care at Halesowen College, said: “Health and Social Care has a broad spectrum of career opportunities and Ellie has managed to secure a unique placement.

“Ellie has done so well she has been nominated for an award by her mentor at college and placement officer.”