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Sobite Peters

Sobite PetersWhere are you from?


Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

I feel Newcastle is located in the most exciting region in the UK, the nightlife and clubs are amazing.

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

I have lived in Newcastle for 9 years, it is a wonderful city and just like any student I love socialising and meeting new people.  The night life here is perfect for that.

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

How friendly and welcoming the locals are.

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


What is your favourite place on campus?

The Students' Union.

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

I am Sport Central volunteer, a course representative, and a member of several student associations.

What is the best thing about your course?

The facilities such as the laboratories.

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

A stitch in time saves nine.

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

It's a lot of work as well as fun but your success hinges on the state of your mind.

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

Especially, awesome, experience!

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?


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