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Francis Glover


Where are you from?


Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

I fell in love with Newcastle.

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

Great city. Great night life, great coffee shops etc. lots going on. Beach nearby. Love running on Quayside.

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


What have you enjoyed most about coming to Northumbria University?

The exchange and study abroad opportunities.

Who has helped you most since you came to Northumbria?

Head of History, James McConnel.

Who has inspired you most at Northumbria University?

Head of American studies, Brian Ward.

What is your favourite place on campus?

Lipman, 4th floor.

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

American Studies Society- every meeting was a highlight, to get to hang out with friends and relax.

What is the best thing about your course?

That it challenges me, and there are experts all over the building.

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

Studied in America. Simply put, the best year of my life.

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

Join a society straight away!

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

Grown up so much.

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

Windy, inspiring, accomplishment-filled

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?



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