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Apoorva Verma

Design Management

Where are you from?

India

Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

Northumbria is well known for the design school and i wanted a good recognised degree. 

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

Newcastle is a beautiful city. My favourite things to do here is shopping, and visiting museums etc. 

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

The good part about this region is that people are quite friendly and the architecture has impressed me the most as it tells how old this city is. 

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

Yes. It was very easy to fit in as people were very friendly and i had arrived alone here. 

What have you enjoyed most about coming to Northumbria University?

Living in an international environment. 

Who has helped you most since you came to Northumbria?

The ask for help desk and the student union has been very helpful. 

Who has inspired you most at Northumbria University?

The design school.

What is your favourite place on campus?

Library.

What is the best thing about your course?

The faculty is very nice.

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

Be carefree but careful. 

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?

My management skills have improved and this gives me a good future. I want to do a PhD too. 

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

It would be worth it to come here. 

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

It has increased my confidence, and I have become more independent. 

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

Fun, Learning and Inter-cultural experience. 

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?

Yes.


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