Our alumni success stories

See how our postgraduate courses have benefited past students in their chosen career.

Hear from current postgraduate students

John Hammond video stillJohn Hammond (BBC Weatherman) - MSc Applied Meteorology and Climatology

"Some of the people, some of the faces that are here today who I remember way back when have been inspirational in my career."

jess-pickenJess Picken - MSc River Environments and their Management

"For my dissertation I was lucky enough to go out to Alaska and study stream succession in fish in Glacier Bay"

jenny-adamsJenny Adams - MSc Urban and Regional Planning

"The course was brilliant in terms of the balance between theory and practical experience, and I really just enjoyed all the support that I had"

hao-huangHao Huang - Air Pollution Management and Control

"Professors in the School have a lot of publications and academic rewards, and that’s why I chose the University of Birmingham. "

Charley WoodmanCharley Woodman - MSc Environmental Health

"The course was well structured and provided me with an excellent grounding in all the core disciplines of Environmental Health."

luke-coffeyLuke Coffey - MSc Urban and Regional Planning

"What really appealed to me about the course was the links with various companies in Birmingham City Centre related to planning" 

Mariam Musa BubakariMariam Musa Bubakari - MSc Science of Occupational Health, Safety and the Environment

"I look forward to being a successful occupational health and safety consultant, contributing to bringing about positive change towards employee health and safety."

Toby CampbellToby Campbell - MSc Air Pollution Management and Control

"Being awarded the Sir Oliver Lodge prize has boosted my professional career and enabled me to provide an extra level of detail and understanding to my clients needs."

Linus AntlovLinus Antlov - MSc Hydrogeology

"The course benefited me greatly because it exposed me to all aspects of hydrogeology, and I can now look at a hydrogeology project and understand the dynamics behind why water behaves the way it does under the ground."

Pablo CasanovaPablo Casanova - MSc Hydrogeology

"This is one of the most respected courses worldwide, with extremely dedicated teachers willing to help you and support you at anytime."

Sylvia de la Peña de la VegaSylvia de la Peña de la Vega - MSc Public and Environmental Health

"I acquired knowledge of environmental protection and I had the opportunity to develop a prevention program for a public health issue affecting my country."


Taha Nadeem, MSc Public and Environmental Health Sciences 

"I am grateful to the programme leaders for all of their understanding, cooperation and support. Not only did they offer help, but they offered it unconditionally - despite their extremely busy schedule."