I worked at Notts TV as a video journalist for a week. I got the chance to learn from professional journalists and had plenty of opportunities to take part in their jobs. The work experience helped me a lot.
More about Zhe
Since 2016, NTU has continued to develop their relationship with the Communication University of China (CUC) by delivering joint postgraduate courses in Beijing. Zhe Jiao studied at CUC in his first year, taught by NTU academics, and then came to NTU to complete his second year.
What made you choose to study at NTU, and in the UK?
“NTU is renowned for its media degrees, which made it an easy choice for me. Global media like the BBC, ITV and Sky are all based in the UK.”
What do you enjoy most about your course at NTU?
“I enjoy the relaxing atmosphere in class and the inspiring talks with our lecturers.”
What do you think about the course staff?
“Most of them are so professional, friendly, and easy-going. I can always get support from them in many areas.”
What do you think about the facilities available to you?
“All of the broadcasting and general University facilities are professional and advanced.”
As an international student, what do you like about studying and living in Nottingham?
“Nottingham is a famous cultural and historic city. I think it is a dreamy place to study and live in.”
How do you think the course, and having a postgraduate qualification, will help you to progress your career?
“The classes I take are both practical and theoretical, and has helped me to develop new skills which will help me in the future.”
Have you completed any work placements?
“I worked at Notts TV as a video journalist for a week. I got the chance to learn from professional journalists and had plenty of opportunities to take part in their jobs. The work experience helped me a lot.”
What has been your greatest achievement at NTU so far?
“My greatest achievement at NTU is the independent documentary I am shooting now – it’s about blind football in the UK. I got help from many of my tutors and technical staff.”