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Funmilayo Banjo

Career Path: Mental Health Nurse
Location: Nigeria

What are you doing now?:

I am more into nursing education and clinical care

What was it about Northumbria that made you decide to study here?:

Well the international community was great . Also the cultural diversity of the North East society is unique

What was it like studying at Northumbria?:

The feedback is great. Our program leader is awesome and helpful. Northumbria lectures are brilliant and they know exactly what they teach. I learnt valuable lessons from them

How connected was your course with industry?

Absolutely connected. I was able to transfer knowledge after leaving school

If you took on a placement during your course how did you feel this helped you in your career/ with your studies?:

There was no nursing placement at all. They need to improve on this aspect for international qualified nurses

What was the best thing about your course?:

It is so helpful for career growth

How did studying at Northumbria help you achieve your career goals/ give your career an edge?:

Well it helped me to get a job and be a better person but I wish to be entrepreneur and hopefully this will happen

Which skills/knowledge did you learn on your course that you use most now throughout your career?:

Nursing in the 21st century was a courses that really helped. Critical thinking and analysis also helped me to think and see things differently

What did you enjoy most about your time at Northumbria University?:

The conferences are the best ever

What advice would you give somebody who is considering studying at Northumbria?:

To go for it and make a change

How would you describe your time at Northumbria in three words?:

Great and life changing experience

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