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Holly Andrews

BSc (hons) Mathematics

Where are you from?

Carlisle

Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

It is close to home.

What do you think of Newcastle and our region and what are your favourite things to do?

I really like it! Shopping, cocktails, meals out etc

Did you find Northumbria University welcoming? Was it easy to fit in?

Yes, very.

What have you enjoyed most about coming to Northumbria University?

Meeting different people, being independent.

Who has helped you most since you came to Northumbria?

One of my senior lecturers Karen Wynne.

What is your favourite place on campus?

Habita!

What is the best thing about your course?

All the different applied maths it looks at.

What are the most valuable lessons you have learnt to date?

You have to put the effort in to get the results you wanted.

What do you want to do in the future? What skills have you learned/improved that you think will be of most use in your future career?

I have a job pending in Accountancy. Group work but also independent contribution.

Have you worked on any projects with businesses or been on a placement? What were your most memorable experiences?

I have done two summer placements at the accountancy firm I have a job with. Meeting new people and being in a position of responsibility.

If you could offer some advice to students thinking of coming to study here what would you say?

Put the effort it.

How do you feel you have changed as a person since being at Northumbria University, Newcastle (e.g. confidence)?

I have a lot more confidence in myself and I'm much more independent.

If you had 3 words to sum up your time with us what would they be?

Fun, exciting, valuable!

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?

Yes!

 


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