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Meet your guides

In this video, hear from Lina and Hayder, 2 students who will be your guides in this course, and you'll get a chance to meet your fellow Learners
Hi and welcome to the course. My name’s Hayder. I’m doing a PhD in Agriculture. Why I chose to study in the UK? Because I received a scholarship to finish my PhD. And my University was highly recommended to me. Since I’ve arrived in the UK, I’ve been involved in a number of different programmes which are offered by my University to increase and develop my skills. Me and my colleague Lina, we hope you enjoy the course. Hello. My name is Lina. I’m studying a Master in Development Finance. I decided to come to the UK to study my Master because my programme includes one module about micro-finance. Micro-finance since always has been my passion.
So I’m here to study that and to access to the latest research around the world. I realise that all the international students that study with me give me a new opportunity to have a new view from the points of development around the world. I hope to see you during the next weeks in this course. Enjoy it.

Now that you’ve met Lina and Hayder, we’d like to hear from you.

  • Which university are you going to, and why did you choose it?
  • What subject are you going to study?

Write a short paragraph about yourself, answering these questions, and post this as a comment to the discussion area below. As you progress through this course, you’ll hopefully meet others who’ll be studying the same subject or at the same university as you, but please don’t share your contact details here and please be respectful and mindful of each other.

There are subtitles for this and all the videos in the course, which you can switch on by clicking on the subtitles icon in the bottom right corner of the video player. You can also find a PDF transcript below.

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