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Peter Ndaa

Career Path: Coordinator of Occupational Therapy, University of Ghana
Location: Accra, Ghana

I graduated in 2003 after studying a BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy, I am currently working as a Coordinator of the first ever Occupational Therapy programme at the University of Ghana.

What are you doing now?

I am currently a Coordinator for Occupational Therapy at the University of Ghana based in Accra.Peter Ndaa

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

Northumbria had first class facilities to take me through the Occupational Therapy program.

What was it like studying at Northumbria?

The teaching and learning environment was perfect for me as I also had time to work part-time whilst studying.

What impressed you most about our academic staff?

They were always ready to assist.

How connected was your course with industry?

Being a health-related course the University provided us with links to different organisations in the field, some of whom were ready to take students on in an internship capacity.

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

The clinical and practical placements helped link the theory we studied to actual real-life practice.

What was the best thing about your course?

The assurance of a job following graduation.

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

Good communication and interpersonal relationship skills.

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

Go on... it's a great place to study.

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

Great study environment.

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