Bolivian native Camila Arce Derpic spent hours researching a postgraduate degree that aligned with her ambition to become a business professional.

Graduating in March 2021 from Northumbria University London with MSc in Business and International Management, she tells us how she wants to “lead by example” and how “studying as an international student was interesting and pushed [her] outside of [her] comfort zone.”

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MSc Web and Mobile Development Technologies Now Available as a Full-Time Programme
Our part-time MSc Web & Mobile Development Technologies programme is now available as a full-time option from September 2021, in addition to the existing part-time route. Whilst the duration of the programme has changed, module content remains the same. This hands-on programme, designed in consultation with partners from industry, gives students a good understanding of […]
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5 Indoor Workout Routines
Gyms, leisure centres and indoor pools were reopened on Saturday 25th of July. However, this doesn’t mean that people have been able to just walk in and start working out. There are restrictions such as a limit on the amount of people inside at one time, equipment is kept two meters apart and some facilities […]
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Postgraduate Business Programmes Revamped
The job market is ever-changing. Roles, which have not been around long – such as Data Scientist, Cyber Security Officer and Business Analyst, now regularly feature on job sites. Technology is a key driving force behind this. To best prepare graduates for a good start in their career, universities must respond to these rapid changes. […]
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Risk Management in Cyber Security
The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to any device that is connected to the internet and can be used to collect data on a person or on an organisation. Think of the amount of information someone would have access to if they were able to connect your phone to your Fitbit and your home security […]
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4 Study Apps Every Student Needs
In 2020, technology plays an important part in how we learn, how we interact with each other and how we enjoy ourselves. A primarily online and sometimes blended learning approach has been adopted by several of the top universities in the country in the wake of the current situation and, luckily, there are a lot […]
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British Phrases to Know When Studying in the UK
Moving from your home country to a new place with new people can seem daunting, especially if you aren’t a native speaker of the language. In addition, countries have many colloquialisms that simply can’t be learnt from a textbook. The UK is no exception. Many localised phrases are often used amongst friends, so you may […]
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Cyber security and remote working: top tips
As a result of current events worldwide, we are seeing businesses shifting their working practices and implementing remote-working as a social distancing measure. Whilst in our tech- focussed day and age, remote-working is a widely adopted strategy and many of us can continue working from home as normal, it does come with its concerns – […]
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3 Tips for Including your Children in your Studies
There are often blogs written about how to participate in your kids’ studies – but what about including them in yours? If you have a family and are taking a full or part-time course and are working from home, chances are your study-time overlaps with looking after your children. Depending on their age, they will […]
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Culture Day 2019: Something to Look Forward to Every Year
This month, we hosted a cultural day for students and academics to showcase their background through music, dance and language. Students and academics showed up in traditional wear and took turns explaining the story behind the clothes. They conversed in different languages, they danced, they sang, they shared food and, most importantly, they had fun! […]
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