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Yan Huang

BSc Nursing Science

Where are you from?


Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

Because there is an International Nursing programme at Northumbria University.

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

People are friendly in this area. I enjoy all the events that are organized from time to time.

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

People always patiently explain things clearly, which has impressed me most.

Who has helped you most since you came to Northumbria?

I have been offered help from everyone who I have met.

Who has inspired you most at Northumbria University?

My supervisor tutor

What is your favourite place on campus?


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

I had joined a volunteer project, Eco NSU Week from 10-16 February 2014.

What is the best thing about your course?

The knowledge about healthcare systems in the UK and nurse's responsibilities

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

Academic writing skills, critical thinking skills, interpersonal communication skills

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 am currently planning to take further study for a Master degree.

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

Take any opportunities to improve skills in studying and communicating as an overseas student.

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

I have somehow gained confidence while I am studying in Northumbria. 

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

Flexible, enjoyable, worthwhile

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?


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