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Jed Bradley

BSc (Hons) Applied Sport and Exercise Science

Where are you from?

Ampthill, Bedfordshire

Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

I had current family in Newcastle and also my mum used to live in Newcastle. I also heard that it was a city for students, and really focused on giving students the best experience. 

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

Newcastle is really nice place, with so many friendly people. I like to go to watch the Newcastle Falcons play rugby.

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

I'm most impressed about the university, and the facilities that are available to me as a student.

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

So easy to fit in because everybody is in the same boat, everyone wants to make friends.

What have you enjoyed most about coming to Northumbria University?

The facilities at the university and also how easy it was to make friends.

Who has inspired you most at Northumbria University?

My lecturer who has worked with elite athletes before as that is what I want to do.

What is your favourite place on campus?

Sport Central

What is the best thing about your course?

How hands on it is and how we get to use most of the facilities shown on the open day.

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 want to work with professional athletes, my professional skills have improved vastly since I started here.

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

Do it!

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

Much more confident as it's a fresh start, it doesn't matter about your background or what you've done in the past as it's a fresh start and everyone wants to make friends.

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?


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