What was your biggest achievement during your course?

Obtaining the job with sponsorship during the course time itself was the biggest achievement.

What were the best things about your course?

Most of the professors were industry experts which helped me to understand how to apply academic learning in practical application.

What are your top tips for securing a job in the United Kingdom?

Apply to the right job, ensuring your skill set matches the job requirements. Expand your network on LinkedIn and by attending various events.

How do you feel the learning experience on your course helped to prepare you for your career?

The course structure is designed in accordance with industry standards. We had the opportunity to engage with industry experts during the course, which improved our knowledge in the sector.

What was your journey to getting a job after graduating from Birmingham?

I applied for this position through LinkedIn. The selection process includes both online and in-person interviews. While I was in the course, I made an effort to learn more about the industry and the application process, which ultimately helped me secure a job after I completed the course.

Please tell us about your current role and employer.

I work as a Graduate Structural Engineer at Pell Frischmann. My responsibilities include designing steel and concrete structures, conducting assessment calculations for bridges, and participating in bridge inspections. I use MIDAS Civil and Tekla Tedds for modelling and calculations, and I attend mandatory training as part of my graduate development.