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Student Life

Learn about life at Northwestern from the students living it.

Student life doesn’t stop when you step off campus.

Student life at Northwestern amplifies your education and prepares you for anywhere that life might someday lead. See where a Northwestern education can take you, whether on campus, across town or around the world, by taking a glimpse at all of the places it's taking our students and alumni.

Our People

Student Spotlight

Three of our students. A few of their interests and accomplishments.

Abhinav talking with an advisor

Northwestern has definitely brought out the best in me; it has made me surprise myself ... I thought I would pursue my premed curriculum and perhaps join a student group. I did not realize that I would find a passion for learning language, I would be awarded independent summer research grants, that I would be a part of Greek life, that I would become so involved with shaping student experience here.”

Abhi Veerina

Northwestern provides you with challenging academics, great athletics, top-class music and theatre, cutting-edge research and practical experience. And Chicago’s just a shuttle ride away. The breadth of opportunities Northwestern provides is its most unique feature.”

Elizabeth McTighe
Elizabeth McTighe
Photo of Agustin by the new visitors center

I’ve met engineers who are in a cappella groups and musicians who are interested in investment banking. It's made me feel like I can be myself. My colleagues and the friends I’ve made on campus are not only incredibly supportive of my goals, but they also share my passion for learning, which creates an electric academic atmosphere on campus.”

Agustin Chacin

Activities and Recreation

More than 500 student clubs. Nineteen varsity sports. Hundreds of events.

No matter what your interest, you can bet there's a club or event here to match.

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