Catherine Simon

Course Title: BA (Hons) Criminology & Criminal Justice
Year of Graduation: 2022

UndergraduateCriminology & Policing

Catherine Simon

What attracted you to Wrexham University?

I've had some personal experiences that influenced the decision to educate myself, and give something back in response to the amazing help I had received from professional bodies during that tough time. Also, I have 2 young children who at the time were 2 and 3. I was conscious that time was drawing closer and both children would soon be in full-time education, and I essentially wanted to provide a better future for them.

What was the atmosphere like around campus?

The atmosphere around campus is comfortable and relaxed.

What did you enjoy most about your course?

Everything! It is a very well run department and interesting course.

What was the support like?

The support has been amazing. As a mature student, I have not been in education for many years, and foremost at an academic level. There is extensive help with assignments to perform at the level required for your degree. 

How do you think you have benefited from studying at Wrexham University?

I have become much more confident in my life in every way. I feel that there is nothing you cannot achieve if you are passionate enough. I am now achieving at a level I thought I was not capable of and have become empowered as a result.

It's been Transforming. Not only have I excelled further than I ever imagined, but my future is also now on a whole new, incredibly exciting path. I cannot wait for the next door to open.

Catherine Simon