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Josie Middleton

Josie MiddletonWhat are you doing now?

Working at Glass Digital as an Outreach Executive.

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

I really liked the look of Newcastle as a city, I’d heard great things about Northumbria and the course looked amazing!

What was it like studying at Northumbria?

It was wonderful, one of the best experiences of my life.

What impressed you most about our academic staff?

How they would really give you one on one time if you needed it.

How connected was your course with industry?

The written and verbal communication skills I learnt within my course really connect to the industry I work in. I have the opportunity to talk to people all day and see the links between things - very much like analysing texts in English.

How did studying at Northumbria help give your career an edge?

I feel as though the course I studied at Northumbria gave me an edge, as a mix between a classical subject and a creative one it really makes me stand out.

What was the best thing about your course?

The best thing about my course was definitely the people. Having the opportunity to discuss topics with other students and staff daily was certainly my highlight! 

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

Being able to write to a high degree really helps within our industry. That coupled with the ability to see the connections between different things easily; skills I had the opportunity to develop throughout my time at Northumbria.

How would you describe yourself in three words before coming to Northumbria?

Young, driven, excited

How would you describe yourself in three words after you graduated at Northumbria?

Proud, satisfied, excited

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

Go for it and immerse yourself in everything!

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

Amazing, exciting, life changing


To explore upcoming opportunities at Glass Digital visit their work experience and graduate pages. 

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