Iran: Nahal Motahari
Nahal Motahari

Iran: Nahal Motahari

Nahal Motahari is 18 and comes from Teheran in Iran. She is studying on a university foundation programme at International House London.

What made you want to study in London?

I used to come to London for summer school when I was a child and I always loved it. I've got very good memories of London. We have good universities in Teheran but all the demonstrations mean I would rather be in London. I am really enjoying my time here and want to continue my studies.

What made you choose International House?

I started out wanting to sit GCSEs and A Levels at a college but then I changed my mind and decided to take a university foundation programme here.

What do you like best about studying in the UK? 

I like the fact that I can meet international people here from a lot more different cultures. And I like London very much. There's always something interesting going on.

Has anything surprised you about London?

No, I knew it well before. I used to come to London when I was a child, in the summer. I used to come and learn English. I always loved London.

What do you hope to study at university?

I want to do marketing and advertising but there aren't many universities in central London that do this course. So I might go for psychology related to business or with marketing and communications.

What are your plans when you graduate?

I am looking forward to continuing in my parents' business. They have a carpet factory.


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