Farheen Jeelani

Why did you decide to study at Heriot-Watt University?

I saw that Heriot-Watt Unviersity provides its students with all the necessary resources and exposure for them to excel. I found out that Heriot-Watt is huge platform designed to help students acquire knowledge in areas of interest, hence the University caught my eye.

What do you enjoy most about the programme?

My professors, Lucy Bolton and Greg Fantham. Their guidance and contribution helped me gain a wider perspective of my field and produce some brilliant findings for my assignments! They helped me structure my ideas, abide by coursework regulations, develop my research skills and overall shaped me to be a great student striving to achieve great results which have helped me develop my knowledge in my interested field.

What will being a graduate of Heriot-Watt University do for your future?

Being a student at Heriot-watt has helped me grow in many ways, both personally and professionally. It has helped me get out of my comfort zone and has given me a chance to explore opportunities for my career and provided me with the platform in order to excel with all the knowledge that I have learned. Furthermore, I have been selected to be a part of the Internship program as a Business Psychologist Intern at a Global Talent Management Consultancy firm, Propel International.

What's been the highlight of your time here so far?

The highlight of my entire academic life would be when I was selected by Heriot-Watt University as a speaker at the International Psychology Conference Dubai (IPCD) 2017 on the topic “Exploring coaching styles preference: through conversation about personality, coaching and leadership style(s)” as well as given a chance to present my MSc Dissertation at the same conference.

Describe Heriot-Watt University in four words:

Supportive platform for students.