Linda is a Security, Peace-building and Diplomacy MSc student from Ecuador.
Linda graduated from Western New England University before studying at Loughborough University London.
Why did you choose to study at Loughborough University London?
I chose Loughborough University London because I wanted to enjoy the advantages of a small campus community in a big city lifestyle.
What attracted you to the programme?
I was drawn to this programme due to the core and optional modules being of particular interest to me.
List at least one thing you wish you knew about Loughborough University London before arriving on campus.
I wish I went on a campus tour to get to know the building before arriving on campus as well as the different ways to get to the campus.
List three ways that studying a master's degree is helping you to reach your future career goals.
My master's programme is helping me narrow down my possible career interests, allows me to improve my skills and work on my abilities for future career opportunities, while it also it gives you a chance to network.
Do you have any advice for students moving to London?
It is really important to allow some time away from your studies to discover the city and the area.
Do you take part in any extra-curricular activities on campus, on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park or in the local area?
I volunteer in the local area.
Tell us about the support available at Loughborough University London?
There are several support systems available here at Loughborough University London like London Student Services, LSU London and mental support. In general, the staff here are very willing to help.