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Charlie Billingham

Ethical Hacking for Computer Security

Where are you from?


Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

Good facilities, and nightlife.

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

Great region! Love go to out on the town, pool, beach, pub.

What has surprised you most about living in Newcastle and this region? What has impressed you most?

I was surprised how close everything was in terms of walking, that's impressive!

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

Very welcoming. I had no issues making friends.

What is your favourite place on campus?

Pandon basement

What is the best thing about your course?

The range of skills we learn.

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

Planning is the key to success.

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?

Work as a software developer at a major corporation. Programming modules have helped achieve that.

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

Don't slack on first year - it's good practice!

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

More outgoing!

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

fun, interesting, insightful!

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?



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