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Tao Bian

BA (Hons) Business with International Management

Where are you from?


Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

It has good reputation in China.

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

A great city to study and live. My favourite things is to enjoy the bar culture in Newcastle and watch football matches at St Jmes' Park.

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

People are really friendly and nice with low prices for everything, both of these are really important.

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

Of course, it was very easy!

What have you enjoyed most about coming to Northumbria University?

The Business school is amazing.

Who has inspired you most at Northumbria University?

My first language teacher, Debra.

What is your favourite place on campus?

The 24/7 library on campus.

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

The language lessons.

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 be a good manager and HR is really useful.

Have you taken up any opportunities to travel with your current course/undertake field trips? If so, please tell us about them.

Durham and York. I really enjoyed the trips with my classmates.

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

To find a good accomodation early in the academic year.

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

I am more mature than before.

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

Effictive, efficient, convienient!

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?

Of course!


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