2020 June alumni of the month
Why did you choose to study at UEL?
It was multicultural and diverse which made a fantastic university! The staff were friendly and helpful.
What is your one special memory of your time at UEL?
My sister and I sang at UEL showcase in the Indig02!
What have you done since graduating from UEL?
Sports Coaching, Teaching, Volunteering with Refugees, travelled to Philippines on a Medical Mission, opened my own Community Youth Workshops Project - SELF (See Each Life Flourish).
What is your current job role? And what does it involve?
I'm the co-founder & director of See Each Life Flourish delivering interactive workshops on healthy relationships, social media, mental health, and well-being in schools, colleges and youth clubs in London.
How did UEL help you get to where you are now?
Since graduating I have worked for various charities and I have taught relationship and well-being lessons in a workshop format to students in schools, colleges and youth clubs all over London!
What advice would you give your younger self?
Try lots of different things, volunteer, explore and find out what you like/enjoy.
What advice would you give to UEL current students preparing to graduate?
Work can take up a lot of your time, so make sure you apply for jobs that you have a passion for!
Tell us something about yourself that most people don’t know:
I am also a female football freestyler in my free time, doing tricks and skills and juggling the football!
If you were to do it all again, would you still choose UEL?
Yes, yes and yes! I met some great people and as I live in London, I am still in contact with many of them. I go back to watch football fixtures and to support and encourage my previous university!