I really enjoy working with people who are interested and passionate about the same things as I am.
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What is it about NTU that made you want to study here?
“The course and the facilities really captured my attention. The moment I arrived, I could see myself here.”
What do you enjoy most about your course at NTU?
“It is completely practical, and I always learn new things with every single project.”
Have you been involved in any live projects or briefs and if so can you talk a little bit about one you really enjoyed?
“I really enjoyed my first project. It was about redesigning a product, and it was done in groups. I really enjoy working with people who are interested and passionate about the same things as I am.”
Has the course included any industry competitions and if so can you talk a little bit about one you really enjoyed?
“I was selected for a “start pack” competition. It was about designing a point of sale solution for a brand I created for an energy drink. I really enjoyed designing my own brand, and mixing my background with my course.”
What do you think about the course staff? How do they support your learning and University experience?
“Majority of them are really friendly and they always help students. They tend to let you do your work, and help you if you're struggling with some projects. They know what they want, and how they want it, and they also help you to get into a professional mindset.”
How do you find the facilities on offer at NTU?
“They are really good; the Arkwright building especially is really good with all its natural light. The machines, workshops and library are always a good place to work.”
In a nutshell, why would you recommend your course / NTU to someone looking to study in that area?
“The course is really practical; you have a wide range of projects that help you develop all the skills needed for product design. The environment is also really friendly, and most of all, the opportunities the University gives us as students is really good.”
What advice would you give to prospective international students who are considering applying for this course?
“Be ready to challenge yourself. Always have an open mind and try to avoid cultural shocks. There is nothing impossible to achieve if you know what you want.”