Through my placement and my course, I have been able to determine what I want to do as a career when I graduate. The lecturers have also provided me with amazing contacts as well.
More about Amy
Why did you choose the School of Social Sciences / Nottingham Trent University?
"When I came to NTU on an open day I really liked the campus and all that Nottingham had to offer. The School of Social Sciences also have excellent staff that are really passionate about their subject."
What do you feel is the best aspect about studying at the School of Social Sciences?
"The opportunities that the School of Social Sciences have to offer, especially the chance for me to have a placement in my second year."
What do you think about Nottingham as a city for students?
"Nottingham offers so many different things for students and there are so many different activities to do. There’s always a new place to discover."
Can you explain a little about your course?
"Youth Justice explores the different reasons that young people commit crime and why that have chosen that path. It makes you look at more than just the offender and makes you realise that there is the child first. The different opportunities that also present themselves with the course is also brilliant. It is a lot of hard work however, as there is a lot of reading and having to know a lot of laws and legislation."
Do you get involved with any other activities in the School of Social Sciences?
"I have been able to attend multiple seminars and tutorials that provide information on the different career options available to me once I graduate."
How does the School of Social Sciences provide you with support, advice and guidance?
"The School of Social Science has always provided all the support that I have required throughout my three years at NTU."
How has the School of Social Sciences influenced your future plans or career aspirations?
"Through my placement and my course, I have been able to determine what I want to do as a career when I graduate. The lecturers have also provided me with amazing contacts as well."
What advice would you give to students considering studying at the School of Social Sciences?
"Get yourself a great support network and group of friends on the course to help you with stressful times."