Student Profiles

Katharine Cresswell: BSc Medical Sciences

Study Year Abroad at University of Toronto, Canada

"In my third year I studied as an exchange student at the University of Toronto as part of my medical sciences degree. While I was over there I studied a combination of biomedical science modules and modules on Canadian culture.

My study year abroad has given me a broad range of knowledge as I had the chance to take modules that I couldn’t have taken at Leeds. Coming to study in another country has given me confidence and motivation to get the most out of my time at university.

The most enjoyable part of the trip has been having the chance to live in a foreign country, experience a different culture, meet loads of new people with similar interests and travel around Canada, America and Mexico.

BSc Medical Sciences is a really great course if you are interested in all aspects of human biology. It is hard-work but worth it! I can’t recommend study abroad enough, I really feel it is one of the most beneficial things you can do at university both academically and personally."