Albina Omarova
Don’t be afraid, it is an amazing and exciting opportunity to study here at NTU. You will make a lot of friends here as there are many social events and groups to help you settle in!

More about Albina

What is it about NTU that made you want to study here?

“I heard that NTU provided good support for international students, and also that the facilities of the university were really great, and allowed you to use the different workshop areas.”

What do you enjoy most about your BA (Hons) Product Design course at NTU?

“In my opinion, being able to experience different types of product design is quite exciting, and also being able to address your tutors as your friends and mentors. The course also gives you a greater understanding of roles, responsibilities and opportunities of being a product designer.

Has the course included any speakers / lecturers from industry?

“Yes, there were plenty in my second year. The talks were inspiring; they gave you a glimpse of paths you could take in your career.”

Can you tell us more about your placement at The LEGO Group’s headquarters in Denmark?

“It was an amazing experience, and I learned a lot just by observing professionals at LEGO. The most important thing I learnt was how to build or be in a strong team, and what it takes to achieve high standards.”

What was the most interesting aspect of your placement and why?

“I was able to be a part of something bigger than just my idea; I was able to understand the concept of giving users what they want and need, and not just what you want to give them.”

What advice would you give to prospective international students who are considering applying for this course?

“Don’t be afraid, it is an amazing and exciting opportunity to study here at NTU. You will make a lot of friends here as there are many social events and groups to help you settle in!”

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