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Rebecca Smith

English Language and Literature

Where are you from?


Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

I loved the course and it is in a great location!

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

I think it is a fabulous city with loads to do! I enjoy being by the Quayside and shopping on Northumberland Street.

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

How easy it is to get around and how close everything is!

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

I found it very welcoming and easy to fit in! I applied as Student Representative which helped.

What have you enjoyed most about coming to Northumbria University?

Meeting new people!

What is your favourite place on campus?

The Students' Union as it has so many different things going on.

What is the best thing about your course?

The reading list is filled with versatility!

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

Be organised!

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?

Become a teacher! Time management!

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

Stay organised and proactive!

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

My confidence is better and I have grown up!

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

Welcoming, exciting, interesting!

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?


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