Name and course:
Emily Pearson, BSc Healthcare Science (Audiology)
Audiologist, Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Student Audiologist, Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Why did you choose to study at Aston?
I chose to study at Aston University because of its friendly and welcoming atmosphere.
How did the quality of teaching and student support enhance your time at Aston?
I was able to integrate my learning from Aston University into the working, clinical environment with the support of university staff.
What was the highlight of your time at Aston?
Being able to mentor other students through Aston University's Peer Mentoring Scheme as well as having the opportunity to be a student representative for my course.
How do you feel your placement prepared you for your future career?
I was able to integrate my learning from Aston University into the working, clinical environment with the support of university and placement staff.
What was the highlight of your placement experience?
I was able to make a positive difference to people's lives.
Were you involved in any student societies or extra-curricular activities?
I was involved as a mentee and mentor in the Peer Mentoring Scheme.
How did you find the Aston campus experience?
The Aston University campus had a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.
What was the best thing about being a student in Birmingham?
Being centrally located with many shops, cultural and transport links.
What advice would you give to someone thinking of studying at Aston?
To take advantage of the many opportunities Aston University provides.
What would be your top recommendation to new students on what to do or see in Birmingham?
Bullring, Sealife Centre, Botanical Gardens and The Glee Club (Birmingham).
If you could go back in time and give yourself one piece of advice as a first year student, what would it be?
To not worry over the small things.
Healthcare Science (Audiology) BSc course page