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Arome Adams Maxwell

Freedom! I have always wanted to work in the oil and gas industry and yet enjoy the freedom to see the world. Hence why I choose Marine Engineering with the aim to be a Seafarer.

What are you doing now?

I am a Seafarer on gas tankers

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

My senior colleagues some of whom mentor me were graduates of Northumbra and they have all enjoyed illustrious careers, so why not do same? Now it is paying off too.

What was it like studying at Northumbria? 

Team and individual projects were often conducted, knowledge gained is immeasurable!

How connected was your course with industry?

Thanks to the projects and seasoned lectures, Marine Engineering was presented with fun and inspiration as per industry standard

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

My placement in the industry helped me to see what I was taught come to life!

What was the best thing about your course?

It is a practical course and projects were always conducted with vast research and constructive feedback.

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

With the practicals conducted in school and extensive teachings, I have been able to attend heights above my peers.

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

Plant maintenance and electrical electronics knowledge

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

Social activities and individual projects

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

Considering studying in Northumbra is the first big step, it's a place where experts and Leaders are raised. Go for it now!

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

Fun, Educational, Inspiring

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