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Tom Grennan

Tom studied Drama and Physical Theatre student at St Mary’s and signed his debut record deal with Sony Records. We caught up with Tom during his final year to find out what inspires his songwriting and why he chose St Mary’s.

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Anthony O'Reilly
History and Philosophy BA

I studied History and Philosophy as an undergraduate at St Mary’s. I enjoyed how friendly and approachable the lecturers were on my course; they always seemed willing to help.

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Kelly Ramsay
Business Management & Creative and Professional Writing

If you are unsure about what you want to do for a career or if you want to develop your professional skills, I would recommend you take a workplace module.

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Amy-Louise Taylor
Media Arts & English and PGCE Primary

Being a St Mary’s student made me feel proud and I was confident that I was being given the best route into teaching. Whatever school I visited, when I mentioned the name ‘St Mary’s’ it was greeted with the same response; the University is held in very high regard within the teaching profession.

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Neil Kingston
Sports Journalism

Taking on the challenge of the MA Sports Journalism course at St Mary's University was a life changing decision that has opened up doors I never knew existed in my early career.

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Mo Farah
Endurance Performance and Coaching Centre (EPACC)

Sir Mo Farah trained at St Mary’s from 2001-2011, where he was awarded a scholarship to the Endurance Performance and Coaching Centre (EPACC).

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Amalie Skjelvand
Creative and Professional Writing

I chose Creative Writing because I've always wanted to be a writer. You can get a lot of inspiration from being here because of the nature and the city feel.

The lecturers are great, they are really supportive.

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Ciaran Kelly
Sports Journalism

I loved my time at St Mary's. It's become a cliché at this stage to talk about the community feel of the university, but it really helped me in moving away from home for the first time.