Katherine Gibson

BSc Architecture Studies with International Studies

Where did you study abroad and for how long?

I studied at the National University of Singapore for one semester whilst in my third year at University.

Did you study similar classes to what you study here?

Yes the classes were very similar, about design and construction.

Did you find the University to be much different from Strathclyde?

There were more resources and tutors per student plus more dedicated space per student also.

What was your favourite part about your student exchange?

The ability to travel around South East Asia which I took advantage of!

Would you recommend this experience to other students?

Definitely, I had a great time.

Do you keep in contact with any of the people that you met on your exchange?

Yes I keep in touch with a lot of people, although they are mostly from Texas so it can be difficult with the time differences.

How has the experience benefited your future career prospects?

It has shown an ability to adapt to new cultures and working practices plus shows a sense of adventure and willingness to take on new challenges which prospective employers are looking for.