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Andy Kelly

Product Design Technology

Bsc Product Design Technology Student Andy KellyWhere are you from?


Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

I really loved the Open Day, the campus was very impressive.

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

I love Newcastle, it's really lively and homely. I love walking round the city with friends and taking photos.

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

I was surprised at how close everything is and the nightlife has impressed me most.

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

From day one I felt like I belonged here and fitting in was easy because halls are so sociable.

What have you enjoyed most about coming to Northumbria University?

Making friends and learning loads.

Who has inspired you most at Northumbria University?

My lecturers are very impressive which has inspired me to be successful.

What is your favourite place on campus?

I love the Quad and Sport Central.

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

I was part of the Photography society which was very fun.

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

How to manage my money and making friends.

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 be a designer and I have found time management to be my most learned skill.

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

Go for it. Jump in at the deep end and you won't be disappointed.

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

I have learned how to make a friend with anyone and how to live without the help of my family.

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

Fun, lively and sociable!

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?


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