Meet our students

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Check out what our current students have to say about their postgraduate experience. Find out how they chose their course and funded their studies, and how they like living in Newcastle.

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Our students

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Charlotte

MSc Foundations in Clinical Psychology

Charlotte

"Having a much smaller class size in comparison to undergraduate level definitely makes the learning environment feel more like a close-knit community."
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Hannah

MA Creative Writing

Hannah

"The thing I most enjoy about my course is getting the chance to dedicate so much of my time to something I love and am passionate about."
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Daniel

LLM Law

Daniel

"There is always something going on at Newcastle University, and you just wish to have more time to be in so many places at the same time."
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Harriet

MRes Cancer

Harriet

"I wanted to challenge myself and build on the foundation of my undergraduate studies."
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Bronwen

International Marketing MSc

Bronwen

“I knew I wanted to go in a different direction in terms of my career and from previous work experience I knew that marketing was what I wanted to do."
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Isa

MRes Biotechnology and Business Enterprise

Isa

"One of the first things I noticed as a postgraduate was that the Graduate School pay more attention to students and that staff can get to know you."
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Katherine

MA Translating and Interpreting

Katherine

"Highlights of living in Newcastle for me are shows at the Theatre Royal and Sage Gateshead, walking along the River Tyne and a trip to Tynemouth."
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Mary

PhD Politics

Mary

"After 17 years working experience, I decided to pursue the highest education in the world, as a PhD not only provides in-depth thinking but also allows me to expand my career broadly."
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Sam

MA International Relations

Sam

"I simply knew how much I enjoyed living in the city and couldn’t have imagined myself going to another university after completing my undergraduate degree here."
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Sophia

MSc Global Human Resource Management

Sophia

"I love how current and applicable the taught topics are. It really feels like what we learn will be useful in our future careers. Also, all teachers know what they are talking about."
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Kinsey

MSc International Marketing

Kinsey

"The highlight of my postgraduate experience at Newcastle so far, is the opportunity to explore the city and surrounding areas with new friends who come from many countries abroad."
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Maria

MSc Sustainable Chemical Engineering

Maria

"I found my course, Sustainable Chemical Engineering, that merges all the things that I love the most; industry with the environmental and sustainability that today is a challenge"
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Michael

MSc International Business Management

Michael

"I would like to go into the finance sector or management consulting, and I believe that this postgraduate degree will allow me to gain a more focused and detailed insight"
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Casey

Cancer MRes

Casey

"I have thoroughly enjoyed my postgrad experience at Newcastle, especially meeting new people, experiencing life in a great city, and getting my research project of choice."
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Lydia

International Marketing MSc

Lydia

"I want to work for a marketing agency and carry out market research. Studying here at Newcastle is helping me to achieve my dream career"
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Wenzhen

MA Cross-Cultural Communication and Media Studies

Wenzhen

"I found that Bachelor studies is not enough for my future career in China... I wanted a postgraduate qualification to make me stand out in the competitive jobs market."
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Yusun

International Politics (Globalisation, Poverty and Development) MA

Yusun

"The highlight of my experience so far has been the close knit learning environment that has been encouraged and maintained by both staff and students."
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Sam

History of Medicine MA

Sam

"I am currently working towards an MA in History of Medicine but my academic background is not in history - as an undergraduate I studied Natural Sciences."
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Andrew

Museum Studies MA

Andrew

"I always had the niggling sensation that I wasn’t quite done with education."
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Izi

Medical Sciences MRes

Izi

"I’m Izi, an intercalating medical student. I’m studying for an MRes in Medical Sciences, and will be carrying out a research project in dermatology."
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Kimberly

Industrial and Commercial Biotechnology MSc

Kimberly

"I’m a 21-year-old Industrial and Commercial Biotechnology MSc student. Being born in Newcastle and living here all my life makes me a Geordie with a love for the city."
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Joe

E-Business (Information Systems) MSc

Joe

"I’m from Manchester and chose to study E-Business after completing my undergraduate degree at Newcastle."
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Oktifani

Cross-Cultural Communication and International Management MA

Oktifani

"Paying attention to how people communicate has always been interesting to me, and being in Newcastle University with its diverse students has introduced me to a new exciting form of communication!"
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Surangnut

International Marketing MSc

Surangnut

"I believe that doing a postgraduate degree will benefit my future career. I want to develop my existing marketing knowledge, and build on my four year's of work experience as a trade marketer."
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Rikki

Cancer MRes

Rikki

"I could have pursued my Master’s anywhere, but I felt Newcastle University offered the best research opportunities."
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Emma

Clinical Pharmacology PhD

Emma

"I originally moved from Greece to Newcastle to study my MRes in Medical Genetics. I am now continuing my studies as a PhD student."
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