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Luke Anthony Nixon

Environmental Health BSc

Where are you from? 

South Shields

Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

Local university, distance from home.

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

Newcastle is an inspiring city with a lot to offer.

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

Yes, the staff were all very welcoming. Induction activities were very useful and helped students settle in.

Who has helped you most since you came to Northumbria?

Staff and friends

Who has inspired you most at Northumbria University?

A fellow student suffering from cancer

What is your favourite place on campus?

 Students' Union

What is the best thing about your course?

 Being able to do a sandwich course allows the chance to carry out an academic year of professional placement and gain practical skills through hands-on experience.

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

 Plan time effectively

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

 My confidence in both my professional and personal life has improved vastly since the beginning of my course.

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

Challenging, Exciting, Inspiring.

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?


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