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Louise Jones

Louise Jones

"Choosing to come to Surrey was the best decision ever. I have been able to meet people that would become my best friends, and study a course that I am truly passionate about."

Course
Nutrition BSc (Hons)
Entry year
2015

"My course is so interesting and varied, and there are optional modules in the second and final year, so you can really tailor the course to your interests.

All the nutrition, dietetics and sport science staff are very approachable and really know their stuff.

I always have confidence that I am being taught the most up-to-date information and they are always willing to help should you need help with any area of your studies.

In my first and second year, I was part of the University’s Boat Club as a Rower and Women’s Development Captain. It taught me the value of supporting a team and managing my time effectively and gave me the opportunity to meet some of my best friends.

Now in my final year, I have joined the Weightlifting/Powerlifting Club and Lacrosse Club. Joining Team Surrey is also a great way of meeting people outside of your course and has helped me to unwind after a busy day of lectures! 

I lived in University accommodation in my first year and it was great. The best thing about it was always being able to be with your friends and having someone to sit and have a cup of tea with! I lived with 11 other people and we are all still great friends three years on. 

"There are so many great things about being at Surrey. The campus has such a nice atmosphere, with lots of places to work, eat and meet up with friends."

There are so many great things about being at Surrey. The campus has such a nice atmosphere, with lots of places to work, eat and meet up with friends. The Sports Park facilities are unrivalled, and offer students a good discount.

When I’m on campus, I like to grab myself a coffee from one of the many coffee shops and head to the library to do some work. There are so many study spaces for individual or group work which is great!

The town is also great for shopping and eating out, and has close links to other cities and towns including London and Reading. So, there is always something to do!

I completed my Professional Training placement as a Sports Nutrition Intern at Surrey Human Performance Institute which is based at Surrey Sports Park. I would definitely recommend a Professional Training placement to others. Surrey has such great links to industry that you’re sure to find a placement that you like. It really helps you mature and get experience that will set you apart from other graduates. It also gives you the chance to network with others in your industry.

The most rewarding part of my course has probably been my placement year as a Sports Nutrition Intern. It helped me realise nutrition is definitely the career I want to follow and has provided me with valuable experience to help me stand out in the industry.

Choosing to come to Surrey was the best decision ever. I have been able to meet people that would become my best friends, and study a course that I am truly passionate about and which has set me up for a great career ahead. My time at Surrey has been some of the best moments of my life, and I am so glad I came."

 

Discover more about our courses in food, nutrition and dietetics, including our BSc (Hons) Nutrition with placement year.

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