Jumanna Al Kerri
Personally, I found the foundation year in Podiatric Medicine very beneficial as it gave me the time to get used to studying in English and adapt to the Irish culture. Moreover, I learned most of the basic tasks which make the first-year on the Podiatric Medicine course a lot easier to me.
One of the important factors to consider when thinking about studying abroad is the country and place, you are going to study in. Living in Ireland is wonderful opportunity to experience another country and culture as well as gaining a professional qualification. What I like the most about Ireland is that it is very quiet and safe place, additionally, people are really friendly. They pay attention to cultural differences and try to respect it. For example, IT Tralee were aware of the number of Muslim people who study there and they provided us with a prayer room which I really appreciated.