Why did you choose your undergraduate course?
I attended Limavady Grammar School, completing my A-levels to then venture on to higher education. I have always had an interest in politics and the inequalities faced within society and so I knew that the BSc Hons Health and Social Care Policy degree was a perfect choice.
Describe your experience of studying at Ulster in three words
Empowering, fulfilling and fun!
How do you think studying at Ulster has prepared you for your future career?
During placement I worked in the NI Assembly’s Research and Information Service. It enabled me to gain confidence in carrying out research. I appreciate the support that I have received over the past few years. Receiving the Academic Excellence Award also gave me the confidence to realise my future career potential
What one piece of advice would you give to someone considering applying to Ulster?
To seriously consider it! It is a brilliant university with a variety of different courses. If you do, my advice would be to take advantage of the library – it has a vast range of resources and very supportive library staff.
Would you recommend studying at Ulster and why?
I recommend Ulster University as the lecturers are very supportive, wanting everyone to succeed. It is a friendly and welcoming university with so much to offer!