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Kate McCaw

Geography Student

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What are you studying?

BCom/Bsc Conjoint majoring in Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Economics (BCom) and Geography (BSc). Also completing a Certificate in Languages with a concentration in French and German.

Why did you choose this course?

At school, I was never entirely sure what career path I wanted to pursue so took a wide range of subjects. I chose to do a broad degree at University so that I was able to keep my options open and continue to study in a variety of fields. In particular, it is the interaction between the natural and human environments that interest me the most so by doing this degree, I was able to get a rounded perspective on both.

What do you enjoy about your course?

The course has enabled me to enrich my understanding and appreciation of societies, economies and communities. Geography in particular has broadened my perspective on the world and how these human and natural environments are interlinked which has been very enjoyable. It also enables me to continue with my love of language.

What will help you successfully complete your course?

Building relationships with my peers who are completing similar degrees and continuing to be passionate about the topics I am learning. On top of this, gaining an understanding of how my degree will fit into the working environment and completing and securing internships to help shape my future will provide further motivation.

What advice do you have for future students?

Study what you are passionate about, work hard and the results will come. 

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