The possibility to engage in different areas of international law like human rights, global policy or international conflict resolution were a priceless experience.
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Why did you choose NTU and Nottingham Law School?
The sense of community the University transmits makes any student aspire to be part of it. Furthermore, the global position NLS has alongside the possibility to engage in one of the most prestigious law firms in the UK, made me wish to become one of the fortunate students who have a place here.
What inspired you to study law?
I was educated to consider the well-being of others before thinking of myself and this idea was developed when I understood that my personal fulfilment would be to pursue a career in law and international politics where I can make a change in the foundations of society, an effective impact in political change, a shift in human rights policy and a change in international humanitarian principles of behaviour.
What do you enjoy about your course?
The possibility to engage in different areas of international law like human rights, global policy or international conflict resolution were a priceless experience. Furthermore, the opportunity to study one year abroad in The Netherlands and in Italy as part of the course programme made me refocus my attention to the necessity of interstate cooperation to accomplish a recognised international regulation, which is more and more fundamental to today’s days. Also the opportunity to connect with renowned people in lectures, seminars and extracurricular activities helped my confidence and deepened my knowledge of diverse international topics.
What marks out of 10 would you give for course facilities and why?
Mark 9. The possibility to study mostly in a single building is very handy. Regarding the lecturers and seminar teachers, I believe the cohort’s majority is very competent and willing to help those students who which to improve and work hard to achieve a well-positioned career. Also, the programme structure and the possibility to choose modules in 2nd and 3rd year allows the student to focus on a favourite area.
How would you promote NTU to potential students in 10 words or fewer?
A personality university with the future of students in mind.
What three words would you use to describe Nottingham?
Mythical; young; singular
Where would you recommend visiting in Nottingham?
I would definitely recommend visiting the cafes to study or relax and the markets for fresh vegetables and fruit. Also, the canals are very peaceful for a quiet day in the sun.
If you have a (non-academic) problem. Who would you talk to? What would you do?
I would contact my personal tutor, the NTSU wellbeing team, my GP or my family and friends.
Finally, is there anything else you’d like to share?
As a final year student who had the opportunity to live in several countries and get to know so many people I have only one wish, to try and keep in touch with the lecturers and seminar tutors who really made my time at NTU and that I believe have made an impact in my future career.