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Jameerunnisa Shaik

Master of Public Health

Where are you from?


Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

As my husband studied at Northumbria and I have heard it has a good reputation in North East of England.

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

Newcastle is a quiet and nice place to live.

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

Small and quiet city. Shopping, sea-side areas.

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


What have you enjoyed most about coming to Northumbria University?

Good teaching team. They are nice and friendly.

Who has helped you most since you came to Northumbria?


Who has inspired you most at Northumbria University?

Lecturers. It is so refreshing seeing people so passionate about their areas - its infectious.

What is your favourite place on campus?

City Library.

What is the best thing about your course?

Learning opportunities and supporting for career opportunities

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

Research 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?

Dentist research skills.

Have you worked on any projects with businesses or been on a placement? What were your most memorable experiences?

Yes. Practice Learning Opportunity at NHS (recommended by programme leaders)

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

I am happy to recommend friends and family.

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

Confidence, great ideas, learning and researching skills.

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

Study, work opportunities, career growth

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?


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