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Faye Wilson


Where are you from?

Newcastle upon Tyne

Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

It was close to home and it was rated very well. I preferred Northumbria over Durham and Newcastle University, despite being accepted for both, I felt I was more in my comfort zone.

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

It is lively and enjoyable. My favourite things to do here are to shop.

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

What has impressed me the most is how multicultural it is and the peace about it.

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

It was welcoming and easy to fit in, very.

Who has helped you most since you came to Northumbria?

My guidance tutor Emma Wightman has helped me the most.

Who has inspired you most at Northumbria University?

Who has inspired me the most is Dr Brian Lovell.

What is your favourite place on campus?

Sub-Basement in the Library.

What is the best thing about your course?

The best thing about my course is that it is BPS accredited.

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?

Clinical Psychologist Assistant Psychologist.

Have you worked on any projects with businesses or been on a placement? What were your most memorable experiences?

My Placement: Special Needs- best memories would be by improving their learning Sri Lanka in the summer in a psychiatric ward.

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

Be organised and prepared.

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

More confidence and I feel more knwowledgable.

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

Amazing, laidback, informative!

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?



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