My name is Tianyi Hu and I am from
Why I chose to study at Leeds
Since high school I always wanted to be an English teacher. As a student I majored in English, and was well aware of the importance of culture to language study. I knew that the best way to learn is to actually interact with the target society - thus, I decided to study abroad in the
Studying in Leeds
My experience at the University of Leeds was marvellous, and I have to say choosing to study in
The course allowed us to choose modules according to our academic interests and future development. I am now working as an ESL teacher which provides me with the opportunity to directly practice the skills and knowledge I acquired via my degree programme. All the teachers were really helpful, and they gave me great support with my academic studies. Whenever I had questions, either academically or non-academically, I could seek help from my tutor and the student support officer, who were always there to provide help and advice.
As a former subwarden of one of the university accommodations and a former accommodation assistant working for several sites, I would highly recommend the university accommodations. Each hall has its own speciality - you can always find the one that suits you the most. I’d say the experience living in a university hall is unforgettable. Also, the Edge, the fitness club in the university, was the university facility I used most frequently. I went swimming everyday - I certainly enjoyed the fabulous swimming pool.
I have been working as an ESL teacher in a language school in
I’ve found everything I learned in the program is useful and really helping me with my career. However, I know for sure that