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Samuel Turpin

Sport Exercise and Nutrition

Where are you from?


Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

I visited the Open Day and the facilities were excellent. I had also heard about the nightlife and a lot of friends go there.

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

Newcastle is a great city. I love eating out at the large range of restaurants.

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

The people are all so friendly.

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

Very welcoming and easy to fit in. Everyone seems to be from Yorkshire!

What have you enjoyed most about coming to Northumbria University?

Meeting lots of new friends.

What is your favourite place on campus?

The Quad outside the library, it's also busy!

Have you joined any sports teams, clubs or been involved in any volunteer projects? Tells us about the highlights?

I have recently set up a new society named Northumbria mass.

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

Do not leave revising too late.

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 wish to either set up my own fitness centre, or become a sports scientist/nutritionist.

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

To do it, I have had no regrets what so ever and everyone is in the same boat in first year.

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

I am a lot more confident and outgoing.

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

Fun, eventful, inspring!

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?



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