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Annabel Gill

Career Path: Digital Marketing Executive, Digital Allies
Location: Sunderland, UK

I started working in Digital Marketing on the Northumbria KTP in the second year of my Masters degree. From this I was able to go on a training day at the digital marketing agency of which I now work at and I began working here whilst finishing my final term at the University.

What are you doing now?Annabel Gill

At the moment I split my week between working at Digital Allies and writing my dissertation. Luckily my company is supportive of my studies which is enabling me to work part time until I finish my studies, after which I will be going full time.

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

I studied at Northumbria for my undergraduate degree and had always planned to stay in Newcastle. Northumbria was the only local university to provide this course in a way provided practical experience.

How connected was your course with industry?

The course had a great mix of guest lecturers, group work, live projects and the opportunity for placements. I feel this gave us the opportunity to understand how the industry is at present.

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

Studying at Northumbria helped me make valuable industry connections and the specialised subject area helps my CV stand out in my industry.

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

The best thing about studying at Northumbria is the support of the lecturers on your course. Having studied here for five years in total I could not fault the amount of time my tutors have dedicated to helping me with my studies.

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