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Alexandra Harrison

Applied Sport and Exercise Science

Bsc Biomedical Sciences Student Alexandra HarrisonWhere are you from?


Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

Good facilities for sport and is reasonably close to home.

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

I love it, amazing night life and plenty of nice places to go out to eat.

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

Yes, the staff are friendly and everyone on my course bonded really well at team building days

Who has inspired you most at Northumbria University?

All my lecturers who have worked closely with elite athletes and who are doing jobs I hope to do once I've graduated.

What is your favourite place on campus?

Sport Central!

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

I play netball, highlights have to be all the friends I met from playing.

What is the best thing about your course?

Practical lab seminars.

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 really want to work with athletes improving there performance using biomechanics, I have learnt a lot about software used to do this in my seminars.

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

Fun, challenging, rewarding

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?


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