Chantelle Holt

BA (Hons) Architecture

Questions and answers:

  1. Before you came to Brookes what did you study and where?
  2. A Levels in Art, English, Psychology, Performance Studies and Information and Communication Technology at Thomas Telford School of Technology

  3. What made you choose Brookes as a place to study?
  4. The Academic Achievement Bursary and a great architectural reputation. The creative disposition of the course.

  5. What do you think of the course now you're here?
  6. Fantastic. The University is full of opportunities and challenges for those daring enough to seek them. The Department of Technology, Design and Environment is exciting and forward thinking. The community in the studio is a joyful and full of energy.

  7. What are your plans for when you've completed your course, for work or further study?
  8. Complete a placement year at a London practice and continue my architectural education.

  9. What are the best bits of studying at Brookes?
  10. The option of taking Independent Study modules. Last semester an independent study in architecture if film inspired to me apply for undergraduate research funding as part of a scheme set up at the Reinvention Centre for Undergraduate Research, in the School of the Built Environment. My entry was successful and awarded £2000 to complete further research.

  11. What advice do you have for others?
  12. Be sure to take full advantage of the societies and communities at Brookes University. Joining the Brookes TV society, run from the media school gave me an opportunity to flex my filming fingers creating a piece for a local TV station. Conversely, if there is nothing that grabs your interest, take advantage of the enthusiastic student body and start up your own society. This year I was part of small group that set up an independent student newspaper. A whirl-wind ride through fundraising, creating and designing, aided by Brookes' friendly staff and top notch facilities. Brookes is blooming with opportunities.

Chantelle Holt studied BA (Hons) Architecture at the School of Architecture (2008-2011 Full-time).

The University is full of opportunities and challenges for those daring enough to seek them. The Department of Technology, Design and Environment is exciting and forward thinking. The community in the studio is a joyful and full of energy.