Alumni Success: From Pakistan to Sheffield

Muhammad’s journey from Pakistan to Sheffield with NCUK

  • Muhammad Ahmad Habib Qureshi
  • From Pakistan
  • Completed NCUK International Year One
  • University of Sheffield, BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Works at AECOM
Why did you choose to study with NCUK?

I chose to study with NCUK because it provided me with an invaluable second chance to realize my dreams. After facing challenges during my A-levels and losing focus, NCUK offered a unique pathway that not only rekindled my academic ambitions but also guided me towards a rewarding career. The opportunity to access world-class education while receiving a strong foundation in my home country was a game-changer.

Through NCUK, I discovered the University of Sheffield, a top-ranking institution that would have otherwise been out of reach. The support, resources, and unwavering guidance from NCUK helped me regain my focus, dive deeper into my field of interest, and shape a successful career path. NCUK was more than an educational pathway; it was a turning point that allowed me to rediscover my passion and transform my aspirations into reality.

How has your NCUK experience helped you to get to where you are today?

My NCUK experience played a pivotal role in shaping my journey to where I stand today. NCUK provided a supportive environment where I could polish my skills and uncover unique talents. The qualification’s well-structured curriculum and resources allowed me to delve into subjects deeply, enhancing my expertise in electrical engineering.

Moreover, NCUK’s approach gave me the opportunity to explore diverse aspects of the field, enabling me to discover and develop talents I might have otherwise overlooked. This nurturing environment not only enriched my knowledge but also empowered me to excel and contribute meaningfully to my chosen career path.

What are your goals for the future?

My goals for the future are driven by a passion for sustainable engineering solutions. I aspire to contribute extensively to the renewable energy sector, particularly in transmission and distribution. By leveraging my expertise in solar PV, wind energy, and district heating, I aim to play a pivotal role in advancing the global transition to clean energy.

Additionally, I envision taking on leadership positions that allow me to drive innovative projects and collaborate with multidisciplinary teams. Ultimately, I strive to make a lasting impact, ensuring a greener and more sustainable future for generations to come.

Do you have any advice for future NCUK students?

Absolutely, future NCUK students, here’s some advice as you embark on this transformative journey. Firstly, embrace the opportunity with an open mind. NCUK offers a unique bridge to world-class education, combining the best of both local and international learning experiences.

Secondly, stay resilient. Challenges may arise, but remember that they’re integral to growth. Persevere through setbacks, and always keep your long-term goals in sight.

Thirdly, utilize the resources at your disposal. Engage with your instructors, tap into support services, and explore beyond the classroom. NCUK provides a fertile ground for learning and personal development.

Lastly, dare to dream big. NCUK is your platform to explore and discover your passions. Uncover your unique talents, dive into your chosen field, and let your aspirations guide you. Your NCUK experience is what you make of it; it’s a stepping stone toward a future that holds endless possibilities

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