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Emma Thomas

Biomedical Sciences

Where are you from?


Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

Close to home and offered the best course and facilities.

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

I love Newcastle for shopping, eating, going out to clubs and socialising.

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

Yes it was very welcoming and very easy to fit in as everyone there was really friendly and in the same situation as you.

What have you enjoyed most about coming to Northumbria University?

I have enjoyed meeting new people and experiencing new things.

Who has inspired you most at Northumbria University?

My lecturers.

What is your favourite place on campus?


What is the best thing about your course?

Doing practical work in laboratories.

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

To try your best and pay attention to detail.

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?

I will like to have a PhD and specialise in a particular area of which I haven't decided yet.

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

Do it!

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

My confidence has grown, my knowledge of everything, I have grown as a person and become more of who I am, is my own identity.

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

Hard-work, fun, experience!

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?



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