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Kerry Joanne Routledge

Dip HE Post Complusory Education and Training

Where are you from?

Newcastle Upon Tyne

What is it that you do?

Employability Officer

Why did you decide to study a Masters'?

I want to use my experience and knowledge to help me gain a better level of understanding in my subject area and part of my own personal development.

Why are you studying part-time?

I want to use my experience and knowledge to help me gain a better level of understanding in my subject area and part of my own personal development.

Why did you choose Northumbria?

I chose Northumbria as It is location near my workplace and is in my eyes one of the best around!

What is it like studying at Northumbria?

The course has its definite benefits as it states all of the above. The tutors on this course have been second to none and very supportive throughout the 2 years of my study. The have catered for every students learning style  and devoted their time to support and ensure I am achieving to a high standard.

What are the differnt ways that you learn on your course?

Northumbria has allowed me to benefit in working across all areas of different learning. I have been involved in a mixtures of lectures, presentations etc..

What impressed you most about our academic staff?

How professional, approachable and knowledgeable they are.

As a postgraduate, part-time student, what aspects of university life are important to you?

Student support and the location is on my door step.

What doors do you think this course will open for you? How will your course help you achieve your career goals/give your career an edge?

Yes I can go onto doing a lot more around the profession I hold dear to my heart.

Have you changed as a person?

Yes I have definitely become a lot more confident in the profession that I work in.

How would you describe yourself in 3 words before coming to Northumbria? What are the 3 key skills and attributes you have gained since being here?

Nervous - unconfident - shy
Confident - motivator - professional

Do you feel that your course has been a worthwhile investment in your future?

Yes definitely it will allow me in following my dream.

What is your advice to prospective students for your course?

Go for it - you will never look back :)


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