Sheffield is your best choice if you're looking for a safe and comfortable environment

Student Chia standing in the Diamond
Chia-Yun Chiang
MSc International Management and Marketing
Winner of a Postgraduate Merit Scholarship
“If you’re looking for somewhere to study that is safe and offers a comfortable environment, the University of Sheffield is your best choice.”

How did you feel when you heard that you were successful in being awarded the scholarship?

I felt incredibly excited because it lessened the financial costs and allowed me to study in UK.

What made you choose to study at Sheffield and your course?

In college, I studied a similar subject to International Business and so I wanted to understand the different interpretation of business between Taiwan and the UK. I craved a deeper understanding of running a business and made up my mind to study abroad, I also wanted to become more independent. My research demonstrated that Sheffield was the most outstanding school in meeting my needs. The city is safe and the University offers an impressive educational programme, so I decided to choose Sheffield.

How did you research the University to find out about studying in Sheffield?

I met lots of other students through attending a brief by the University of Sheffield. Therefore, we helped each other and exchanged useful information. 

What was your initial impression of Sheffield and the University when you first arrived?

It’s a friendly place surrounded by lots of green spaces with plenty of local shops for all your needs. The atmosphere of studying is strong which means I can enjoy a life of study without worry about anything.

What are the highlights of your experience in Sheffield so far?

Studying can be a challenge sometimes but I feel like I have made progress already.
I’ve met countless people already and know how to independently deal with everything in life as well as manage my time well. I am certainly satisfied with the life of postgraduate study at the University of Sheffield.

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