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Lauren Kemp

Country Of Origin: United Kingdom

Degree: MSc Politics, Philosophy & Management, 2018

Client Solutions Associate, Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG)

Why did you choose to study at LUMS?

Because of the outstanding teaching, unique degree programme, and freedom of module choice.

What was the best thing about your course?

You could really make the programme your own in terms of module choices and matching your interest, which ultimately led to you navigating your own learning. 

What/Who inspired you the most at LUMS and why?

Dr Ngai-Ling Sum, for everything she does in the field of Political Economy! 

Describe your time at LUMS in three words.

Engaging, challenging, stimulating!

What are your best memories of your time at Lancaster?

The friends I made on my programme will be friends for life!

What impact did scholarships or funding have on your degree experience?

Scholarship and alumni loyalty discount made it financially viable to study this MSc programme. 

Which parts of your Lancaster experience were the best preparation for your job?

Having critical discussions and building confidence in sharing alternate views.

What impact has your Lancaster experience had on your career?

Thanks to Lancaster, I had the confidence to apply for my current role - which is an incredible platform from which to begin my career!