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A Brief Encounter with Natalie McFarlane

Natalie McFarlane
Natalie McFarlane
Originally Published 16 February 2004

Natalie works part-time in the Communications Office to help subsidise her MA in Creative and Media Enterprises. Natalie, who is from Jamaica and in the UK for the first time, applied for the post of Communications Assistant after seeing the job advertised through Unitemps in the autumn term.

Position
Communications Assistant

Which means
I do basic admin stuff from envelope stuffing, to data inputting to writing articles and features for insite.

Favourite phrase
“Everthing cris and curry” meaning everything is alright.

Least favourite phrase
“Don’t know”

Life before Warwick
Basking in the sun on a beautiful island and writing copy for an ad agency.

Smartest career move
Choosing to do a MA in Creative and Media Enterprise.

Best thing about working at Warwick
Getting to see behind the scenes.

Lifelong ambition
To travel the world and experience all the different cultures.

People are always surprised to learn this about me, but...
I am not 16!

As a young child what did you want to be as a “grown-up”?
A dancer

What has life's experience taught you so far?
To live each moment as if it were last and to be true to your convictions.

Which person inspires you most, and why?
My mother because of her faith.

Your favourite hobby or pastime?
Reading