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Alexandria Trimble

United States of America

Why did you decide to study a undergraduate course?

I wanted to acquire better knowledge and basic skills in my field.

What attracted you to Stirling?

Being from a small town originally, Stirling was a comfortable size and provided a great locations with scenery, history and a great education in the media fields.

What did you enjoy most about your time at the University of Stirling?

I definitely enjoyed the film society the most. No matter how much or how little I was involved, I had a lovely time and made friends because of it.

Which aspects of the programme did you enjoy the most?

I really appreciated the balance of theoretical and practical courses - it helped each semester have interesting, challenging moments.

How did your time at University make you more employable? For example, did you undertake placements, work experience, engage with employers through your programme, act as class rep, get involved with the Student’s Union? What key skills did you develop?

The range of classes offered in my degree, as well as involvement with the film society, really allowed for a wider personal skill set.

What advice would you give a student considering studying at Stirling?

Make sure you sign up for courses you have at least a little interest in - there's always something and it will make your studies a hundred times more enjoyable.

How would you summarise your time at Stirling?

It was a growing experience. It took me a little while to find my groove, but once I did, I had the best months of my life so far.

If you have now graduated, what are you doing now?

I returned home and to my old job, where I am rebuilding my finances as well as freelancing and interviewing at a local advertising agency.

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