Nicola Kennedy

Place of Birth?:

Irvine, Ayrshire (but I’m from a wee village called New Cumnock also in the 'shire')

Where did you study?:

University of St Andrews

What did you study?:

MA(hons) German (with an integrated year abroad)

If you could go back to S5, would you study another subject?:

I think if I could go back I wouldn’t have studied crash higher French. I would have probably replaced it with History!

What was your favourite part of Higher Education?:

The opportunities I gained not only in the classroom but outside; I got involved with lots of societies and charities which gave be valuable skills (time management, organisation, communication) for when I graduated.

What is your favourite part of working with LIFT OFF?:

Definitely working with the amazing young people on the programme and supporting them through their journey into HE