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Sarah Doran

Forensic Science

Where are you from?

Northern Ireland

Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

Feedback from past students made me want to go here.

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

It's a great place to be, I love travelling around the sites, seeing new places that I normally can't walk to within newcastle.

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

The student life. And I am impressed with how much the tutors are there for help and support.

Who has inspired you most at Northumbria University?

The tutors and how much knowledge they have.

What is your favourite place on campus?

The Ellison Building.

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

Yes, I joined the Pole Dancing Society.

What is the best thing about your course?

The practicals within the modules.

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

To work on the feedback from my tutors doing this enables me to achieve higher marks.

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 go on to do my Masters.

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

I want to go on to do my Masters.

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

I feel like my confidence has grown a lot within the first year of university.

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

Enjoy the experience.

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?



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