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Katie Showler

Sport Exercise and Nutrition

Where are you from?


Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

I had heard good reviews of the university, Northumbria had the course which I wanted to apply for and I went to an open day loved everything about Northumbria university and Newcastle as a whole.

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

It was very easy to fit in, everybody is so friendly and willing to help. Lecturers are willing to have a laugh with you.

Who has helped you most since you came to Northumbria?

Since coming to university my tutor has helped me the most with any queries I had.

Who has inspired you most at Northumbria University?

Seeing people on graduation day has inspired me the most, wishing I was in their shoes.

What is your favourite place on campus?

Sports Central because it has everything you could need under one roof.

What is the best thing about your course?

My course only has 20 people on it and I like that I know everybody and were all good 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?

In the future I would like to complete a masters in pre registered physiotherapy. Not only will graduating Northumbria set me up with grades I need but it has also given me a feel for university life. Being at Northumbria has definitely made me more aware of my options.

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

It's AMAZING and definitely one of the best experiences of your life!

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


Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?


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