Rawan Leila Khamis

Country: Canada
Subject of study: International Relations
Year of graduation: 2019
Type/Level of study: Post graduate

What did you enjoy most about your degree programme?

Meeting people from different cultures and environments the discussions and case studies we had in our lectures where informative, interactive and fun. The amount of readings and essays we had to write helped gain more knowledge of the world and become a fast writer

What was the highlight of your time at Exeter?

Engaging with other students, working in groups, participating in several events, meeting wonderful and intellectual professors. Learned how to be organized, self motivated, responsible and was able to handle and complete multiple tasks under tight deadlines. 

What will you miss the most about University?

I will miss my friends, and most importantly my professors who supported me throughout this journey especially knowing that I had a bachelors degree in Business and was attaining a Masters in International Relations.

What advice would you give to current and future students? (If you are an international student what would you like to tell future students from back home who might be thinking about applying to study in Exeter?)

 Be yourself, don’t be shy, make friends of different cultures and nationalities whom will last a lifetime. Enjoy every single moment of this unique, amazing and exceptional experience that you will never forget. It will be hard at first, but trust me you will get used to it and will LOVE IT! Just be sure to always tie your passions, goals, and dreams back to how this study abroad experience will help you expand on these things and carry them with you through the rest of your life.

What are your plans now that you have graduated?

Apply for Jobs at reputable companies (Private), governmental organizations and NGO’s in which I can employ and further develop my skills and expertise.


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