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Stephanie Briggs

Practice Development (Community) District

Where are you from?


Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

Good reputation. Good hospitals with a wide range of opportunities.

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

I like to eat good food. Go to the IMAX cinema and socialise with friends.

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

How friendly everyone is! 

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


What have you enjoyed most about coming to Northumbria University?

The tutors are very supportive.

Who has helped you most since you came to Northumbria?

Tutors and library staff.

Who has inspired you most at Northumbria University?

My mentors and tutors.

What is your favourite place on campus?


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

Think big and anything can be achieved when you work hard.

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?

My confidence has grown and I feel I have developed as a professional in many ways.

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

Developing positive learning experiences within the ward for future students.

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

Enjoy every minute.

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

My best years!

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?


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