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Megan Lee Woolfolk

Where are you from?

The United States

Why did you choose Northumbria University, Newcastle?

It offers a Masters in paintings conservation.

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

I enjoy going to Tynemouth on the weekends. I like the market and the beach.

What is your favourite place on campus?

My favourite place on campus is Burt Hall, where my course is based. It's Grade II listed.

Have you joined any sports teams, clubs or been involved in any volunteer projects? 

The Real Ale and Cider Society.

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

Over the summer, I volunteered in the Conservation Department at the Laing Art Gallery here in Newcastle.

What do you want to do in the future?

I would like to work in a museum as a paintings conservator.

Have you taken up any opportunities to travel with your current course/undertake field trip?

During the first term of my course, we went on a field trip nearly every week. Our furthest trip was to Edinburgh to see the National Gallery of Scotland's conservation department and storage facility.


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