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Ria Wennah

Please tell us a bit about yourself and your background.

I was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland. My mother is Irish and my father is Nigerian.

Some of my hobbies include yoga, running, cooking and painting/drawing. My interests include singing, photography, reading and travelling.

What motivated you to apply to study for a foundation course and why did you chose Leeds?

I’m hoping to study Criminology and Criminal Justice after the foundation year and I know Leeds is amongst the best universities in the UK for my chosen course.

What do you think of your course, have there been any particular highlights for you?

I think my course is interesting and I have been enjoying it so far. I liked studying the Researching and Studying the Social Sciences module.

How have you found the online learning so far?

It can be quite difficult at times but it’s okay.

How would you describe the help and guidance provided by the staff within the School?

The help and guidance within the school has been exceptional. The staff have been extremely supportive.

How would you describe the facilities at the University?

I think the gym is adequate. I am yet to avail of any other facilities.

Have you been involved in extra-curricular activities?

I have been involved in the yoga society, the vegan society and the meditation society. I also started boxing just before the gyms closed.

Any other comments you would like to make?

Thank you to the staff for all that they do.