It has played really a big role, in gauging myself in an international context- in terms of where I am in my skills and creativity as well as how people around my age are faring in terms of achievements. A really amazing memory I have with RUA is the awesome portfolio review session from someone as cool and as experienced as Christopher Cordingley of Disney. It was really a dream come true early. He even kept his promise to be sure to review my work in future and gave a feedback much better than my existing faculties!