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Petra Yu

Petra Yu

International Business and Emerging Markets, 2017

What has been your personal highlight from your time at the Business School?

My experience so far has been unbelievable. It has definitely exceeded any expectation I had prior to starting the programme. Studying at the Business School has provided me with an incredible and valuable network, from the students I have met on the course to connections I have made in business.

What do you think of Edinburgh as a city?

Edinburgh offers the best environment for students. It is full of rich history and beautiful architecture. While providing an amazing scenic setting it also offers the perfect environment for studying. I could definitely see myself staying in Edinburgh after graduation.

How did you find the application process?

The application process was very easy. Thanks to the helpful and accommodating administrative office, I felt very welcomed and supported.

Radu Marian

Radu Marian

International Business and Emerging Markets, 2017

What has been your personal highlight from your time at the Business School?

I would say the sheer global diversity of my class – we are 56 students from more than 22 countries. For the first time in my life, I feel that I am building friendships and opportunities on a global level.

What were the other students like on your programme?

I am studying with course mates from 26 different nationalities. Everyone is incredibly open minded, which has made the experience here one in a lifetime. Working on assignments in group projects and dealing with time pressure together has really been a great opportunity to bond and build strong friendships.

What skills have you learned since studying at the Business School?

I have learned to absorb and manage vast amounts of information – there is no limit to how much you can learn here.