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Neelam Ali

BSc (Hons) Criminology and Sociology

Where are you from?


Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

It is a really good university that had the course that I wanted to do.

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

I think Newcastle is a really good city and my favorite thing is to go out with my friends and shopping.

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

Yes, it was welcoming and easy to fit in.

What have you enjoyed most about coming to Northumbria University?

The course that I am studying I find it very interesting and met a lot of new people.

Have you joined any sports teams, clubs or been involved in any volunteer projects? Tells us about the highlights?

I have been volunteer for the isoc, I helped to raise money for needy orphanage for Syria. This was a really good experience and the highlight was raising  alot of money.

What is the best thing about your course?

It's always interesting and never gets boring.

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

It is a really good university that has great lecturers who are willing to help you with essay. Also it has many different societies that you can choose from and you can meet alot of new people there so there is no need to worry about not making any new friends as you will meet alot of people from  a society club and you will get to know people from their. And don't be nervous about coming in the first day and not fitting in because everyone will be on the same boat as you and you will not be alone and you will find like minded people from your course who are there to learn  and you wont find any disruptive people in a lecture.

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

I have become more confident and independent.

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

Fast, enjoyable, interesting.

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?


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