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Julia Walker

Communication and Public Relations

Where are you from?


Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

I liked the city of Newcastle and Northumbria seemed like a univeristy that would allow me to get the best out of my course.

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

The cost - so cheap!

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

Yes, all staff and fellow students made the transition of moving away from home easy.

What have you enjoyed most about coming to Northumbria University?

The staff and friends made so far.

What is your favourite place on campus?

Ellison Building.

What is the best thing about your course?

The flexibility of the seminars an lectures and variety of subjects taught.

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

Budgeting and time management.

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?

PR with my course has providing me with the skills to be successful.

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

Yes - a Social Media intern. The whole internship taught me invaluable lessons.

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)?

I have more confidence, independence and matured considerably.

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

Fun, educational, supported!

Would you recommend Northumbria University to a friend?



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