Nadia Berger

Questions and answers:

  1. Before you came to Brookes what did you study and where?
  2. I am a journalist and before coming to Brookes, I worked for various media organisations in Canada. From 2008 to 2012 I worked as a Communication advisor in Botswana and as a trainer in journalism in Chad.

  3. What made you choose Brookes as a place to study?
  4. Having changed my career in journalism for a career in the aid sector, the online post-graduate certificate was a good opportunity to broaden my knowledge of humanitarian action and understand conflict.

  5. What do you think of the course now you're here?
  6. The course has a strong practice-based approach, which is ideal for field workers. It provides an opportunity to learn from other practitioners’ experiences.

  7. What are your plans for when you've completed your course, for work or further study?
  8. After graduating from the Postgraduate certificate, I decided to pursue the Master in Development and Emergency Practice at Brookes University.

  9. What are the best bits of studying at Brookes?
  10. The flexibility of the online course; learning by doing; availability of the lecturers.

  11. What advice do you have for others?
  12. This course is ideal for practitioners working in complex contexts (conflict, post-conflict or urban environment).

Nadia Berger

Nadia studied Humanitarian Action and Conflict with the School of Architecture

The course has a strong practice-based approach, which is ideal for field workers. It provides an opportunity to learn from other practitioners’ experiences.