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Luke Hussey

Computer Science BSc (Hons)

Where are you from?

Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

The course I chose was of interest to me, and the university campus is close to the town centre.

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

Newcastle is an excellent area for shopping and nightlife. I enjoy spending time with friends on Northumberland Street.

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

The friendly atmosphere.

What have you enjoyed most about coming to Northumbria University?

The relaxed infomal atmosphere in Lectures and Seminars

Who has helped you most since you came to Northumbria?

My seminar tutors.

Who has inspired you most at Northumbria University?

The friends I have made this past year.

What is your favourite place on campus?

Pandon Basement.

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

I have been involved in teaching the elderly in IT classes.

What is the best thing about your course?

The challenge.

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

Programming in java.

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 would like to work with a web firm, or IT consultancy.

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

Don't be afraid to ask as many questions as possible, your success depends on you understanding your course.

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

My ability to talk to new people has been improved, I am more confident to ask questions too.

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

Fun, New, Challenging.

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?


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