Catherine's student experience

Catherine from India talks about her life at Edinburgh Napier University.

Catherine George, MSc Computing with Professional Placement

"You can expect a smooth transition to Edinburgh Napier University."

After thorough research, I realised Edinburgh Napier University was the ideal place for me to continue my studies as each course is well structured and systematic learning material is provided. From University applications to finding accommodation and identifying social norms; you can expect a smooth transition to Edinburgh Napier University. Choosing to study at Edinburgh Napier is one of the best decisions I have made. 

"Edinburgh is an incredibly beautiful city. The people are very welcoming and friendly."

Edinburgh is an incredibly beautiful city. The people are very welcoming and friendly. Whether you have an academic or personal problem, if you find yourself in any difficulty, Edinburgh Napier has the best student support services. Professors and other staff are approachable and helpful. They help you out with CVs and hold job fairs for both part-time and full-time work. There are a variety of extra-curricular activities that occur across the three campuses which any student can get themselves involved in. I enjoy all the modules that I have taken as they are challenging, enabling me to develop personally and professionally whilst at Edinburgh Napier University.

"Edinburgh Napier University is very inclusive"

Edinburgh Napier University is very inclusive. I am pursuing MSc Computing with Professional Placement and what really attracted me to the course was the freedom to choose my modules. I enjoy my course and the in-depth teaching of each module. Napier has the best student support services, professors and other staff are approachable and helpful. I am looking forward to the industrial placement which will enable me to gain hands-on experience at a company.


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If you're thinking about joining Edinburgh Napier University, read advice from our international student ambassadors.

"It is easy being a student in Edinburgh as the people are kind and friendly."

Edinburgh is an incredibly beautiful and fascinating city. There are lots of events running throughout the year, making it an ideal place to study and live. I have taken tours to the Highlands and also been trekking with my friends. It has been amazing witnessing such epic landscapes. It is easy being a student in Edinburgh as the people are kind and friendly.

"What I like the best is that I was able to choose my modules"

I see myself as a full stack developer in the near future and right now as a student at Edinburgh Napier University, I want to acquire as many technical skills as possible. What I like the best is that I was able to choose my modules, which will enable me to develop the right skills in order to fulfil my long term career goals.


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