The course helped me to create a unique portfolio

Atindriya Shome
Atindriya Shome
Postgraduate student
MA Landscape Architecture
Atindriya chose to study in Sheffield because of the city's unique culture and landscape. She was helped by the department’s scholarship scheme for outstanding Indian postgraduate applicants.
Atindriya Shome

Why did you decide to study Landscape Architecture at Sheffield?

I applied to pursue my masters in Landscape Architecture, particularly from The University of Sheffield, as I ardently believe that this university provides the perfect platform to hone myself with knowledge in the field of landscape architecture, with the support of expert staff and facilities.

Sheffield city is situated at the edge of the beautiful Peak District National Park, so this city with its alluring landscape and culture supports nature conservation by creating spaces that helps to improve the environment and people's lives.

Taking into consideration all the aspects of improving in educational and personal experience, I felt that Landscape Architecture at Sheffield has provided me with all the vital aspects required.

What did you most enjoy about your time in Sheffield?

Being a part of the University as a student was the most interesting and enjoyable part as I got the opportunity to visit not only the beautiful places in Sheffield but I also took part in an international Landscape Design workshop in China where I worked in a multi-disciplinary team.

The student life in Sheffield improved my knowledge and experience in Landscape through interaction with different people, which later gave me an edge over others, professionally in the field of Landscape Architecture.

How did your course prepare you for your current job?

Through the Landscape Architecture course, I was involved in a diverse range of projects from small-scale garden design to large scale urban planning with introduction to Landscape Character Assessment and LVIA.

As a part of the course, I also gained knowledge about various softwares that are used professionally. Therefore, the course not only provided experience and knowledge but also helped in creating a unique portfolio with umpteen landscape projects to prepare me as a Landscape Architect professionally.

What advice would you give to someone thinking of studying in the Department of Landscape Architecture?

The University of Sheffield is one of the best universities in the world with expert staff.

For people who are passionate about landscape and wants to gain professional knowledge, this university provides a perfect platform and incredible opportunities to learn more and contribute in the field of Landscape Architecture.

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