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Tom Shepherd


Course studied: German and European Studies

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United Kingdom
Nottingham is such a bustling city, there's always something going on, so you'll never be bored!

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What made you choose to study at NTU?  

I decided to study at NTU because I'd heard really great things about the city from a few family members and friends who study at the University; their recommendations haven't let me down! The facilities at NTU looked fantastic, especially on the Clifton campus where I study.

What were the key features that attracted you to your course?

From studying Politics at A-level I was attracted to the European Studies side of the course as many of the topics involved could further my knowledge about politics and the workings of European institutions and governments, which I find particularly interesting. For the German side of the course - I have always had a passion for the language and I want to become fluent, therefore the attraction of the year abroad was a key factor in making my decision to study this course.

What do you think about the course staff – include lecturers, tutors, administrators and technical staff within this. How do they support your learning and University experience?

All of my lecturers are extremely friendly and always happy to help, whether it be with some work that I am stuck on or if I don’t understand some aspects of the work that has been covered.

What do you think about the facilities available to you, at:

Both the Boots library in the city and the Clifton campus library are a great place to work in and have great resources. Also, the classrooms and lecture theatres both have great facilities such as laptops which can be used in lectures and seminars. The SU is great for a catch-up with friends after lectures and also very cheap!

What do you like about studying and living in Nottingham?

One of the things I enjoy the most about Nottingham is that I live in the city, which is great because everything is within walking distance from me. The nightlife is great with a variety of music on - there's something for everyone. Nottingham is such a bustling city, there's always something going on, so you'll never be bored!

Why would you recommend your course to someone looking to study in that area?

I would recommend my course to anyone that is interested in furthering their German ability, but also learning some new things about Europe at the same time.

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